Queens Library is developing a new program to introduce kids in our community to engineering projects that they will tackle through innovation and teamwork.
Children in grades 4-8 can join LEGO robotics teams at eight participating libraries and become part of the Queens… READ MORE
Frans de Waal’s new book about animal and human emotions has been starred by Booklist, Kirkus, and Publishers Weekly. While he is a prolific scholar, de Waal grew up in a town that had no library.
He did have a small set of books at home that he returned to again and again,… READ MORE
Lisa See’s latest novel explores a matrifocal society of haenyeo, female divers on the tiny Korean island of Jeju, which she learned about through a magazine article found in her doctor’s waiting room.
It took See eight years to begin her project on the women of the island, who… READ MORE
“Growing up, my parents led me to believe that reading for leisure was a virtue. We went to the library once a week on Saturdays, especially during the period after we initially immigrated to the United States. Libraries offered escapism, rehabilitation, and answers in our new… READ MORE
Here are some of the new books coming to the Library—from mysteries to literary novels to science and self-help.
March 5, 2019Unto Us a Son Is Given
by Donna Leon
The 28th novel that features detective Guido Brunetti was starred by Booklist. It traces an elderly man’s plans to… READ MORE