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Informational Workshops

Oct
18
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Positive Attitude

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
18
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.


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

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

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

Oct
20
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
21
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.


Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

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

Location: Lefferts
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.


Nov
1
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 beginning Saturday, October 25 at 10 a.m. or call at 718-990-0769.

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

Nov
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US 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. 11/3- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 11/10 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 11/17- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 11/24- 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


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.


Nov
7
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Corona
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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

You will learn about 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


Nov
10
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, 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 Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, November 3 at 10 am or by calling 718-661-1280.

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

Nov
10
10:30AM

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12:00PM

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, Nov 17, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Nov 24, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Nov
10
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, November 3 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

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

Nov
18
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese session 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, November 18 and December 16. 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


Nov
19
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Sailing for Longevity ( in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Healthy longevity is a common goal of many people. Several studies have shown that a healthy lifestyle may outweigh the genetic factors. Dr. Daniel Chen from Flushing Hospital will introduce the key factors in achieving longevity.


Dec
1
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US 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. 12/01- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 12/08 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 12/15- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 12/22- 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


Dec
6
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, November 29 at 10:00 am or call 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Dec 13, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryThu, Dec 20, 20186:00PM - 8:30PM

Dec
8
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 Reference Desk beginning Saturday, December 1 at 10am or by calling 718-661-1280.

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

Dec
8
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, Dec 15, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Dec 22, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Dec
8
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 three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, December 1st at 10:00 am or by calling 718-651-1100.

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

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