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New Americans Program

Nov
25
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Pre-Thanksgiving Spelling Bee

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 test their spelling skills and compete with others at their grade level.


Nov
26
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Songs, picture books, fingerplays, rhymes and crafts make a fun program for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.


Nov
28
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Database Training

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn how Queens Library databases can help with homework.


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Dec
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Picture books, songs, rhymes and crafts make this a fun program for preschoolers ages 3-5. Actress Lourdes Simon will be making a guest appearance as Miss Lou Lou at one or more sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Wreath Workshop with Yvette Powell

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Have you ever wondered how florists turn a few leaves and blossoms into a beautiful floral arrangement? Find out how at this hands-on workshop for children ages 7-12, where by the end of the afternoon you will have learned new skills and created a beautiful holiday wreath to take home!


Dec
19
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Zip Lock Tie Necklace Craft

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 will craft a never-before-seen-on-earth necklace from a colorful variety of zip lock ties.


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.