Frederick Douglass was one of the greatest abolitionists, known for his powerful oratory. David W. Blight, author of a new biography of Douglass and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will visit Flushing Library on Saturday, November 16 at 2pm. Register for his talk at davidwblight.… READ MORE
This year, Kenneth C. Davis, author of books about American history, visited eleven schools in Queens in a series organized by the MyLibraryNYC program.
More than 2,000 students and adults attended the author’s presentations, where he primarily spoke about two of his books, In… READ MORE
by Maggie Schreiner, Outreach Coordinator, Queens MemoryMany items that can help add to the history of Queens are sitting forgotten in apartments and basements all over our borough, potentially being damaged by poor storage conditions. Over the past three years, the Queens… READ MORE
To mark the six-month anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Queens Library, Queens Memory Project and Jamaica Bay Lives!, a documentary project about Jamaica Bay, invited the community to Queens Library at Broad Channel to record their personal experiences of Sandy, share their… READ MORE
If you like sports, then you know there are periods when teams push their intensity to the max. You know about the Super Bowl in football, which is the most watched program in television. You know about the NBA Finals in basketball, you know about the World Series in Major… READ MORE