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Immigrant Services


The New York Public Library helps non-English speaking and other immigrants understand and interact with the culture, government, and educational system of the United States.

About Immigrant Services

Learn more about how The New York Public Library serves the immigrant community.Read More ›

Money Matters

The New York Public Library offers its Money Matters programs in English and other languages.Read More ›

Citizenship Resources

Prepare for citizenship with library materials, online quizzes, and more.Read More ›

Diversity Visa

The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is an annual lottery for people from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States. Read More ›

Immigrant Heritage Week

Immigrant Heritage Week is a city-wide celebration that honors the experiences and contributions of immigrants in New York City established in 2004 and coordinated by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. The New York Public Library joins in the celebration by featuring the events through Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island.Read More ›

New Americans Corners

New Americans Corners (NAC), a new program with a mission to service immigrants, seeks to create a dedicated space to provide circulating materials and informational resources on citizenship and other immigration-related topics.Read More ›


NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship applications at select public library branches.Read More ›

English Resources

Find online activities to learn and practice English.Read More ›