New Americans Corner




Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, July 5 at 10:00 AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register. Participants must attend the entire 13 week class series. Candidates must be Green Card holders. The first day of class is Registration day when they should have a copy of their Green Card.

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

Additional Dates




Naturalization Workshop (in English and Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This workshop is for legal permanent residents to fill out the N-400 application for naturalization and a full or partial fee waiver, if eligible. To register call 718-990-0893 or go online:


New Americans Corners is an initiative in partnership with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Queens Library’s 62 locations and its 7 Adult Learning Centers are creating dedicated spaces where immigrants can find information and resources to become a U.S. citizen.

New Americans Corners Resources

Need to know how to become a U.S. citizen? Every location at Queens Library has a New Americans Corner filled with materials and resources to get you started. Materials include:

  • Have you considered U.S. citizenship (English, Spanish, Chinese)
  • Citizenship Resource Center (English, Spanish, Chinese)
  • The Naturalization Test
  • Application for Naturalization (form N-400)
  • 10 Steps to Naturalization
  • The Wrong Help can Hurt: How to Help Someone Applying for an Immigration Benefit
  • Referral List of Classes in Queens for Adults in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Referral List of Citizenship Preparation Classes and Immigration Services in Queens
  • Flyers for citizenship preparation and citizenship application programs at the library

Citizenship Preparation Resources

Electronic Resources

Print and Audio-Visual Materials at the Library

Ask your librarian where to find these materials at your library, or visit Queens Library website today at: www.queenslibrary.org.

For online ESOL resources, please click on the links below:
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For more information on New Americans Corner, please contact:
New Americans Program
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Tel: 718-990-0894
Fax: 718-990-8626
E-mail: napref@queenslibrary.org