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Informational Workshops

Jul
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

College Financial Aid Process (In Chinese)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

• What is college financial aid?
• How do colleges determine your eligibility for aid?
• A closer look at the two important aid formulas.
• How do colleges calculate the values of your house and property?
• What is the composition of financial aid awards?
• How can you maximize your aid eligibility?


Jul
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

College Financial Application Process in Spanish

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

• What is FAFSA?
• When should you apply for FAFSA?
• Who needs to file a FAFSA?
There will be time for questions and answers.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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5:00PM

How to Do Business with the NYC Department of Education--in Spanish

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

For small business owners and minority women business owners this presentation will give your business insight into opportunities to sell your goods and services to the nation’s largest school system with 1,700 schools, 1.1 million students, and 138,000 employees. NYCDOE contracts with a vast array of vendors to purchase the goods and services necessary to ensure that students will have all they need to receive the quality education they deserve.


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Aug
11
2:00PM

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3:30PM

An inside look at the admission process (in Chinese)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

1. College admissions policies.
2. Ten key admissions criteria.
3. Elements in your application package.
4. Transcript, School Report & Teacher
Evaluation.
5. Quality extracurricular activities.
6. Who are your competitors?
7. Planning in Advance.


Aug
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

How to Apply For College and Scholarships! (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

If you are a student in high school, this workshop is for you! We invite you to learn everything you need to know to become the best candidate for the college of your choice. You will also learn how to apply for scholarships beginning in the ninth grade!


Aug
13
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Need to Know How to Boost Your Nutrition in Spanish

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Part I: Thurs. 7/12, 1-2 pm
*Boost your nutrition know-how
* Nutrient synergies:how to pair nutrients in various foods to maximize absorption.

Part II Mon. 8/13, 3-4 pm
* Nutrient preservation: how to best preserve the nutritional content of foods via various cooking methods.
* Nutrient-dense seasonings: enhance your food's flavor while adding beneficial nutrients/without adding harmful ones.


Aug
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Caringkind offers a monthly support group in 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, July 15 and August 19. Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.


Aug
20
4:00PM

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5:30PM

What You Need to Know About Hepatitis—in Russian

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Please come and join us to know about the signs, symptoms, and causes of hepatitis. You will also learn which types of hepatitis are fatal. If you have any questions, Dr. Irina Belman will answer them.


Aug
25
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources.


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