Genevieve Cogman is a British fantasy writer whose fifth book in the Invisible Library series comes to Queens Library when it’s published this November. Cogman told Queens Library Magazine about how the rules of the library in her books were established, her writing process,… READ MORE
Christina Matula came to the library this fall to share her first picture book about the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, The Shadow in the Moon.Matula grew up celebrating the festival and eating mooncakes, but not knowing about the legend of Hou Yi and Chang’e.“Mooncakes were just… READ MORE
Eric Klinenberg, author of the new book Palaces for The People, advocates for libraries as part of social infrastructure that promotes interactions between people from all walks of life.
But he says he was a latecomer to public libraries, since he grew up in Chicago in the… READ MORE
Thank you to Toni Morrison for this message on behalf of our City's libraries!
My second job as a teenager was shelving books at the only library in Lorain, Ohio. Every shift started with a tall stack of returned books—fiction, history, drama, poetry, everything. It didn't pay… READ MORE
Thank you to writer and critic Malcolm Gladwell for this letter on behalf of our City's libraries. If you'd like to help us ask our elected officials to Keep Investing In Libraries, visit speakup.queenslibrary.org.Dear Friend,As a kid, the highlight of my week was Wednesday… READ MORE