Posted in Books | January 31, 2020
Andrew David MacDonald, debut author of When We Were Vikings, doesn’t have the Internet at home or on his phone, so he does everything online in libraries, coffee shops, and his favorite—coffee shops in libraries. He wrote a lot of his first book in several libraries in Canada…
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Posted in Press Release | January 27, 2020
Pictured above: Far Rockaway Library Manager Sharon Anderson; Shanon Morris, Senior Director of Community Impact for the American Heart Association in New York City; and QPL President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott at the loaner program kickoff.   Queens Public Library…
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Posted in Books | January 24, 2020
Julia Phillips’ debut novel Disappearing Earth was a finalist for last year’s National Book Award. But Phillips explains that her first book was actually a project she made at her local public library as a child, through a four-week “make your own book” course for elementary…
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Posted in Press Release | January 22, 2020
Known for Spreading the Joy of Reading Among Children, Ms. Scatena Was Beloved by the Community and Respected by Her Colleagues (JAMAICA, N.Y. – January 22, 2020) Queens Public Library today announced that its longtime Whitestone Library Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena, also…
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Posted in Events | January 22, 2020
Moiya McTier, an astrophysicist and storyteller who studies exoplanets and how they are affected by the swirling motion of the Milky Way galaxy, recently visited Central Library as part of the Discover Exoplanets exhibit, on display through Monday, January 27. Discover…
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