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New Americans Program

Jul
26
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email to someone. 7/12 - Introduction to the computer; 7/19 - Navigating the Internet; 7/26- Creating your own email account. Customers are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, July 12 at 9:00AM.


Jul
26
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 7/12 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 7/19 - Calculations and worksheets; 7/26 - Workbooks and layout. Customers should have basic computer skills, such as being able to use the 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, July 12 at 10:00AM.


Jul
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Employment Law for Immigrant Workers (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Spanish you will learn about human trafficking, NYS labor laws, paycheck deductions, minimum-wage and overtime regulations, employment “at will,” and services provided by the NYS Department of Labor Division of Immigrant Policy and Affairs (DIPA).


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Jul
28
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day with Delicacies and Music from Peru

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In part 1, Peruvian-born teacher and cook Gianina Enriquez will demonstrate how to make three classics of the Peruvian kitchen; food is limited and available first come, first served. In part 2, Grupo Wayno will play Andean music of Peru.


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.