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Informational Workshops

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
22
2:30PM

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4:30PM

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 the programs and services and other available resources provided by Caringkind.


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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.


Sep
6
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 6, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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, August 29 at 10:00 am or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Sep 13, 20186:30PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Sep 20, 20186:30PM - 8:30PM

Sep
8
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 8, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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 Reference desk beginning Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Sep 15, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Sep 22, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM

Sep
8
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 8, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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, Sep 15, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Sep 22, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
8
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 8, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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 Langston Hughes Reference Desk beginning Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Sep 15, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Sep 22, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM

Sep
8
2:30PM

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4:30PM

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

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 9/8 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 9/15 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 9/22- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 9/29- 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


Sep
10
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Sewing Workshop by Bangladeshi Ladies Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Hands-on Sewing Workshop in Bengali—Part I
Learn to cut simple pattern of Salwear & Kameez. Two-hour hands-on workshop conducted by Hafiza Hossain, member of Bangladeshi Ladies Club.

Hands-on Sewing Workshop in Bengali---Part II
Learn to cut simple patterns of blouse. This is a two-hour hands-on workshop conducted by Hafiza Hossain, member of Bangladeshi Ladies Club.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer’s 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. 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


Sep
17
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Understanding Knee Pain and Knee Arthritis in Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Presenter: Dr. Hongwei Zhang.
Knees are the most important parts of the human body. They play an important role in daily walking and exercising. However, they are also the most vulnerable joints that get injured due to fall and bumps. Elderly people are especially prone to knee pain and knee arthritis. ACAP has invited Dr. Hongwei Zhang to help you to understand knee pain and knee arthritis treatments and how to protect your knees.


Sep
19
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Resources for Immigrant Seniors In Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Understand the eligibility and process of entitlement programs such as Food Stamps (SNAP), Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption(SCRIE), Home Energy Assistance Program(HEAP), Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption(SCHE), MTA Reduced-Fare Metrocard, three important health and financial documents, and more.
Organizer: CaringKind & Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE)


Sep
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Benefits of Organic Food for Your Family! (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn what organic food is and how to distinguish it from non-organic food, and get recipes and tips
on how to incorporate nutrient-packed “superfoods” into your daily meal plan.


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to have a healthy relationship, get a job in the U.S., and learn about your rights for legal options and immigration remedies for victims of domestic violence.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Peaceful Communities Speaking Out Against Hate: Interfaith Breakfast

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Please join us at the Queens Library for an interfaith breakfast with Communities against Hate. Ms. Sulekha Prasad from the New York City Commission on Human Rights will be speaking. All are welcome.


Oct
4
6:30PM

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9:00PM

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 Thursday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Oct 11, 20186:30PM - 9:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Oct 18, 20186:30PM - 9:00PM

Oct
6
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. 10/6- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 10/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 10/20- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 10/27- 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


Oct
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, Ocotber 6 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Oct 20, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Oct 27, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
13
10:30AM

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12:00PM

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, Oct 20, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Oct 27, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Oct
13
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, October 6 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Oct 20, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Oct 27, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM

Oct
18
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Positive Attitude

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Positive Attitude
-- The positive attitude is a decision
- You know who your mood depends on
- The incongruities of live.


Nov
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

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 the programs and services and other available resources provided by Caringkind.

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

Additional Dates


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