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New Americans Program

Oct
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it. We can also provide basic computer training on our own equipment.


Oct
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This workshop in Bengali will cover how to establish healthy family relationships in a new environment and how to find a job in the U.S.


Oct
22
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Hatha Yoga focuses on increasing strength and flexibility. You will learn yoga postures along with yogic breathing exercises, yoga nidra and meditation for stress relief and peace of mind.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
22
5:45PM

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6:45PM

Job Readiness with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn important tips and skills for getting and keeping a job!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
22
5:45PM

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6:45PM

Job Readiness and Computer Basics with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Get help searching for jobs, filling out online applications and writing cover letters; receive guidance on pre- and post-interview questions; practice computer skills and learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
23
11:00AM

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7:00PM

Affordable Care Act: Insurance Enrollment

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York’s official Health Plan Marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop, compare plans and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A Certified Navigator is ready to assist you in the enrollment process.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn to play or improve your game.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
27
3:45PM

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4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Relax with gentle yoga taught by Mirelle Netelle every Monday until the end of 2014!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
27
5:45PM

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6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
28
5:45PM

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6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics regarding computers: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Basics

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to operate a personal computer.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Classical belly dance instructor Noora teaches basic techniques, including proper posture, body positions, shimmies, isolations and more. Space is limited. Preregistration is required for each session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
10
11:00AM

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12:00PM

La Leche League of Queens

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This breast-feeding support group meets monthly.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
19
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Check Your Child's Emotional Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Western Queens Consultation Center discuss how parents can recognize changes in their child's behavior that may signal that something is wrong or difficult for them to handle. This program will be presented in English with Spanish translation available.


Collections

Most of our international language collections include books, periodicals, CDs, CD-ROMs and videos. Check out our romances, computer books, cookbooks, biographies, best-sellers, martial arts novels, parenting books and much more!


Resource Guides

Find multicultural web sites, English classes, citizenship classes, immigrant-serving agencies, demographics and more.


Cultural Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of ethnic groups in Queens communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry and storytelling. Cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.


Coping Skills

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in selected community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenants rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.