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New Americans Program

Dec
29
4:30PM

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6:45PM

Film and Book Discussion

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

On December 29 we will screen "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962) starring Gregory Peck. On January 5 we will discuss both the movie and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Dec
31
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.

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Jan
12
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Broadway through the Decades

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Jacques Le Bas takes a nostalgic romp back through some of Broadway's greatest melodies.

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

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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.