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Informational Workshops

Feb
20
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

You will learn information about health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, healthy relationships, and resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.


Feb
21
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Computers for Beginners (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 turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, January 31 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.


Feb
21
6:00PM

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8:00PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 2/07- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 2/14 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 2/21- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 2/28- 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


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Feb
23
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 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, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.


Feb
23
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 the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.


Feb
23
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.

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 Langston Hughes Library reference desk beginning Saturday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. or call 718-651-1100.


Mar
1
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

We will cover:
o Health
o Education
o Children's behavior
o Cultural competencies
o Healthy relationships
o Resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
2:30PM

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4:30PM

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

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
3/02 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
3/09 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
3/16- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
3/23- 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
6
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Healing and Learning Circle for Women (in Hindi)

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Healing Learning Circle for Women – in English and Hindi
You will learn information about health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, healthy relationships, and resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
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 beginning Thursday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Mar 7, 20196:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Mar 14, 20196:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Mar 21, 20196:00PM - 8:30PM

Mar
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

An Interfaith Breakfast Celebrating The Lives of Women

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Women face so many adversities including injustice, discrimination, exploitation, and abuse. Yet we persist! Join us at the Queens Library for an Interfaith Breakfast to honor the strength, courage, and power of women! We will share the stories of women who inspire us, learn from each other, and have a good time! All are welcome. Breakfast will be served. First-come, first-served.


Mar
8
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification Workshop (in Mandarin Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to become certified and do business with the City, how to avoid common certification application mistakes, how your company will benefit from being certified, and about free advertising in the NYC MWBE online directory.


Mar
9
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 16, 201910:00AM - 11:30AM
HollisSat, Mar 23, 201910:00AM - 11:30AM

Mar
9
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 three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center beginning Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m. or call at 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Mar 9, 201910:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Mar 16, 201910:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Mar 23, 201910:00AM - 12:30PM

Mar
9
2:30PM

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5:00PM

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, such as being able to use the keyboard and mouse and to open and close applications. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langton Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Mar 9, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM
Langston HughesSat, Mar 16, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM
Langston HughesSat, Mar 23, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM

Mar
10
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Personal Safety and Insurance Coverage (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Attorney Lantao Sun will advise us how to avoid personal injuries. Topics include auto accident, slip and fall, purchasing insurance, claims vs. New York City, and case analysis.


Mar
17
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This group is in Mandarin Chinese for those 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 17 and April 21. 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
18
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Be aware of the early sign of uterine cancer, don't miss the best time to get it cured (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In the past decades, the incidence of uterine cancer, the most common gynecologic tumor has been increasing every year, endangering women's health. Luckily, if it is diagnosed early enough, uterine cancer could be cured. Dr. Shuli Zou from Association of Chinese American Physicians will discuss with you about how to recognize the early signs of uterine cancer to get it diagnosed and treated as early as possible.


Apr
1
5:30PM

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7:30PM

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

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
4/1- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
4/8 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
4/15- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
4/22- 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
3
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Healing and Learning Circle for Women (in Urdu)

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

You will learn information about health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, healthy relationships, and resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
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 three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning March 28 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Apr 11, 20196:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Apr 18, 20196:00PM - 8:30PM

Apr
13
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 6 at 10:00 a.m. or call at 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Apr 20, 201910:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Apr 27, 201910:00AM - 12:30PM

Apr
13
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 the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

HollisSat, Apr 20, 201910:00AM - 11:30AM
HollisSat, Apr 27, 201910:00AM - 11:30AM

Apr
13
2:30PM

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5:00PM

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 6 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Apr 20, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM
Langston HughesSat, Apr 27, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM

Apr
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Do people have difficulty understanding you? Is your accent keeping you from reaching your goals? Does it make it difficult to find work? Speech language pathologists will teach you everyday tips and techniques to help you approximate an American English speaking style.


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