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Informational Workshops

Feb
24
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning February 3 at 9 am or by calling 718-661-1280.


Feb
24
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to create documents and work with tables.
Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating
and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and
printing. Participants should have basic computer skills
and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required.
Please call at 718-465-7355 at the Hollis Library reference desk.


Feb
24
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Topics include creating and saving documents, working with tables, and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 3 at 10 am. or by calling (718) 651-1100.


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Feb
24
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 2/03- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 2/10- Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 2/17- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 2/24- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.


Feb
26
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Free Financial Check-Up

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

NYLAG financial counselors will be onsite to provide personalized financial counseling services and help you check your credit for free.
Reserve your free one-on-one meeting to receive guidance to take control of your finances, start or improve your credit, reduce your debt, and achieve your goals!


Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Public Benefits and Resources in Bengali

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

We will discuss:
- Getting a job in the U.S.
- Human rights law
- Education, healthcare, language access
- Resources for immigration victims of domestic violence


Mar
1
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables.
Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Mar 8, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Mar 15, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM

Mar
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 03/3- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 3/10 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 3/17- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 3/24- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

How to Prevent and Treat Pneumonia (in Russian)

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

During cold and flu season, it’s important to know how to protect yourself from upper respiratory tract infections and their possible complications, especially pneumonia. In this presentation, Irena Belman, M.D., will discuss the causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of pneumonia and other respiratory diseases.


Mar
6
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Public Benefits and Resources in Bengali

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Topics:
Part I:Getting a job in the U.S., human rights law, education, healthcare, language access, and resources for immigration victims of domestic violence!
Part II: Health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, and healthy family relationships!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center beginning Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. or by calling at 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Mar 10, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Mar 17, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Mar 24, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM

Mar
10
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

HollisSat, Mar 17, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM
HollisSat, Mar 24, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM

Mar
10
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Langston HughesSat, Mar 17, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Mar 24, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM

Mar
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

How to Get Into College with a Scholarship (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Part I:
In this workshop in Spanish you will learn what you need to know in high school in order to become the best candidate for the nation's top colleges and scholarships!
Part II:
Learn about the college process, how to apply for the best scholarships out there, and learn a strategy that could help you get into the Ivy Leagues.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, March 18, April 15. Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

What is Depression?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sometimes we don’t talk about depression, even though it affects so many of us. Come learn more about this illness from Dr. Yung Pik-Sai, psychiatrist, Steven Zhou, LCSW and Program Coordinator of the Asian American Mental Health Program at NYC H&H Elmhurst, and other mental health professionals.


Mar
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Eating & Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and learn about the following from a registered dietitian: healthy eating basics; what is plate method; and tips for eating out.


Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stroke Prevention (in Russian)

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

National health statistics indicate that hypertension increases the risk of stroke, and the incidence of stroke has drastically increased in the last decade. In this presentation, Dr. Irina Belman, M.D., will discuss how to reduce the risk of stroke and review advances in treatment.


Apr
5
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Thursday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Apr 12, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Apr 19, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM

Apr
7
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 4/7- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 4/14 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 4/21- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 4/28- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 14 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Apr 21, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Apr 28, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM

Apr
14
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to create documents and work with tables.
Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating
and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and
printing. Participants should have basic computer skills
and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required.
Please call at 718-465-7355 at the Hollis Library reference desk.

HollisSat, Apr 21, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM
HollisSat, Apr 28, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM

Apr
14
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Apr 14, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Apr 21, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Apr 28, 201812:00PM - 2:30PM

Welcome to Coping Skills Informational Workshops

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in select 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, tenant’s rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.

 

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