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Bring Your Story

Immigrant Heritage Month


Programs

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Create Your Family Flag

Let your imagination run free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family’s country or countries of origin or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family to make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!

Auburndale 
25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing
(718) 352-2027

Monday, June 17
4pm

Bay Terrace 
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
(718) 423-7004

Thursday, June 6
2:30pm

This program is for families with children ages 5-12 years.

Broadway 
40-20 Broadway, Astoria
(718) 721-2462

Wednesday, June 5
4pm

For children ages 5 to 12 years.

Briarwood 
85-12 Main Street
(718) 658-1680

Wednesday, June 19
4:30pm

Douglaston/Little Neck 
249-01 Northern Boulevard
(718) 225-8414

Friday, June 14
3:30pm

Elmhurst 
86-07 Broadway
(718) 271-1020

Wednesday, June 12
4pm

This is for grades Pre-K-6.

Glen Oaks 
256-04 Union Turnpike
(718) 831-8636

Tuesday, June 4
3:30pm

Howard Beach 
92-06 156 Avenue
(718) 641-7086

Wednesday, June 5
3:30pm

Jackson Heights 
35-51 81 Street
(718) 899-2500

Tuesday, June 11
4pm

Maspeth 
69-70 Grand Avenue
(718) 639-5228

Tuesday, June 4
3pm

McGoldrick 
155-06 Roosevelt Av.
(718) 461-1616

Thursday, June 13
4:30pm

Pomonok 
158-21 Jewel Avenue
(718) 591-4343

Friday, June 14
3:30pm

Poppenhusen 
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point
(718) 359-1102

Monday, June 10
4:30pm

Rochdale Village 
169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica
(718) 723-4440

Wednesday, June 26
11:30am

Rosedale 
144-20 243 Street
(718) 528-8490

Wednesday, June 19
4pm

St. Albans 
191-05 Linden Boulevard
(718) 528-8196

Wednesday, June 12
4pm

Sunnyside 
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
(718) 784-3033

Friday, June 28
3pm

Woodside 
54-22 Skillman Avenue
(718) 429-4700

Tuesday, June 4
4pm


Stories Around Food

What is your family’s most beloved recipe? Who was the first to make it? What are its roots? Pick a page, write down your family’s recipe and bring it back to us. All recipes will be gathered and judged by Queens chefs, and, who knows, maybe your recipe will be selected to be featured in Queens Public Library’s first ever cookbook! (Around the world through 62 recipes, one from each Queens Public Library branch)!

Kew Gardens Hills 
72-33 Vleigh Place
(718) 261-6654

Recipe Club
Come join us to discuss recipes and cooking at the Kew Garden Hills Library! This month we'll be focusing on cooking and immigrant heritage, sharing the food traditions of all the various countries of our and our families' origins.

Monday, June 24
4pm

Ozone Park 
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard
(718) 845-3127

Stories Around Food
What is your family’s most beloved recipe? Who was the first to make it? What are its roots?  All through June, pick a page, write down your family’s recipe, and bring it back to us. Your recipe will be scanned. All recipes will be gathered and judged by Queens chefs, and maybe your recipe will be selected to be featured in Queens Public Library’s first ever cookbook!

Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, 24
12pm


Stories Around Clothes

Do you have a traditional outfit from your ancestral country? Come and show it off in our multinational mini-fashion show!

Briarwood 
85-12 Main Street
(718) 658-1680

Wednesday, June 26
4:30pm


Family Heritage Project (older kids/teens)

Who was the first person in your family to immigrate to the United States? Where did they come from? Whether you are a recent immigrant or your family has been in America for generations, this game of family exploration and discovery will provide a better understanding of your heritage.

Briarwood 
85-12 Main Street
(718) 658-1680

Wednesday, June 12
4:30pm

Ozone Park 
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard
(718) 845-3127

Monday, June 10
3:30pm