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Cultural Arts Programs

Jun
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners III

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners II is NOT required.

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

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Jun
28
3:45PM

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5:15PM

Korean for Beginners III

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of the language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners II is NOT required.

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

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Jun
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Inauguration of Burmese Langauge Collection at Elmhurst Library

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Everyone is welcome to celebrate the new collection of Burmese language books for children and adults at the Elmhurst Library. Join Queens Library President & CEO Dennis M. Walcott, local elected officials and the Burmese community to inaugurate the newest addition to the International Collection at Queens Library.


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Jun
29
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Korean for Beginners III

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners II is NOT required.

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

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Jun
30
3:00PM

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3:30PM

LGBTQ Pride Month: Film Screenings

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join Queens Library as we celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with two separate film screenings:
"Paper Dolls" at the Flushing Library June 20th at 6 p.m. and "Queens at Heart" at the Jackson Heights Library June 30 at 3pm.


Jul
5
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Arirang Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Are you tired? Do you miss your home and your family? Do you want to know what Korean people love to do when they feel homesick? Have you ever heard “Arirang”? This workshop will be suitable for anyone who is interested in the Korean language and culture.

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

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Jul
7
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Come and Practice your English Skills

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

During the class, students will learn conversational English, speech and diction (pronunciation), and grammar. They will also learn figurative language to be able to compose a one-page poem about the immigration experience. One class will be allocated for students to learn to make collages with a focus on verbs used for a creative process.

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

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Jul
9
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Korean Traditional Hat “GAT” Making

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Don’t miss the opportunity to make traditional hats from all around the world including the Korean scholar hat known as “GAT” [black horsehair hats]. A “GAT” is a type of traditional Korean hat worn by men to accompany the Korean traditional dress known as "Hanbok."

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

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Jul
11
2:30PM

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3:30PM

What's Kimbap? It’s not Sushi

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kimbap (sometimes spelled gimbap) is made with steamed white rice and dried seaweed, which is of course similar to the Japanese version.

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

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Jul
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Afro-Peruvian Dance Class

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

DanzAfro is an Afroperuvian dance class that will teach you the most representative Afroperuvian folk dances such as Festejo, Zamacueca, Landó and Son de los Diablos. Our class is designed to introduce you to the Afroperuvian folk music through dance and music as well as being an effective cardio training and a stress antidote.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Learn calligraphy from a Korean master and experience the beauty and art of this traditional art form done on special traditional Korean paper. Write your name. Do you want to keep it? Please join us!

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

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Aug
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Author Talk: Partha Banerjee Presents Music Box and Moonshine

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Partha Banerjee is a human rights activist, writer, educator, media critic, and musician. Born in Kolkata, India, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York and has published books in both Bengali and English. His latest book, Music Box and Moonshine, is a collection of 18 short stories from both undivided and partitioned Bengal, translated from Bengali to English. This book is a part of his lifelong quest to bring Bengali literature to all parts of the world.


Welcome to Cultural Arts Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of the diverse ethnic groups in Queens Communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry, storytelling and crafts. Most cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.

 

For further information, please contact:

Fred J. Gitner
Assistant Director of New Americans Program and International Relations
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

Tel: (718) 990-0892
Fax: (718) 990-8626
E-mail: fred.j.gitner@queenslibrary.org