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New Americans Program

Feb
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Improve your vocabulary, listening and speaking skills talking about holidays, shopping, family and other topics of interest.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Love Songs from Around the World

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Argentinian guitarist and singer Irene Failenbogen and guitarist Mark Marano perform well-known love songs from around the world, including "Love Me Tender," "Besame Mucho" and "The Shadow of Your Smile."


Feb
13
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration: Flower Arrangements by Anna Kao

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Floral artist Anna Kao will provide instruction on the fine art of floral arranging, from simple corsages to more complicated arrangements for home, parties and festivities. Materials are limited; participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.


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.