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New Americans Program

Sep
18
12:00PM

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12:45PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers age 3-4 years and their caregivers share stories, fingerplays, songs and arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Riddles and Contests

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

A new riddle is posted every Monday, and children have until Friday to solve it. On Friday, a prize is awarded to everyone who answers correctly.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Watercolor Painting

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children explore watercolor painting and create their own works of art.


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.