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New Americans Program

Dec
20
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 12/13 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 12/20 - Creating and saving documents; 12/27 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference desk beginning Saturday, December 6 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Dec 27, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM

Dec
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Quilted Lives, Shared Visions: A "Wimmin’s" Tapestry of Self-Love and Self-Acceptance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In this creative writing and visual arts workshop designed specifically for women by facilitator Nikki Williams, participants will explore the definition, beauty, power and worth of women.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
24
5:30PM

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6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This cardio-aerobics class led by Shanna Davis will include exercises to popular music and is designed to get your heart rate up while toning and sculpting your entire body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


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Jan
10
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 1/10 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 1/17 - Calculations and worksheets; 1/24 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use a keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, January 3 at 10:00 a.m.

Langston HughesSat, Jan 17, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Jan 24, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM

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.