Posted in General | July 8, 2021
Pride Month may be over, but our resources list is here to stay! Here’s a sampling of the resources we’ve compiled in the areas of advocacy and services, archives and museums, arts, culture & media, healthcare and research, and legal. We’ve even included information on Pride…
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Posted in General | June 29, 2021
This Pride Month, Queens Memory presented a program on LGBTQ+ Voices in Libraries. At the LGBTQ+ Voices in Libraries panel, moderated by Marissa Richardson, the assistant manager at Auburndale Library and chair of the LGBTQ + Allies Committee at QPL, LGBTQ librarians and an ally…
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Posted in General | June 3, 2021
Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. We've compiled reading lists and are presenting a virtual program that re-enacts the first Juneteenth, when slaves in Texas learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation two years before. We also have…
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Posted in General | May 25, 2021
UPDATE (6/21): The following libraries will be closed to serve as polling places in the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 22: Briarwood, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefferts, Lefrak City, North Forest Park, Peninsula, Ridgewood, St. Albans, and…
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Posted in General | May 10, 2021
   On Friday, May 7, the Indo-Caribbean Alliance presented a program on Celebrating Indo-Caribbean Heritage Month: Using Social Media for Culture, Education & Mobilization. Moderated by Richard David, the program featured presentations by Vinay Harrichan of The Cutlass,…
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