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Celebrating Food with Soul June is National Soul Food Month, but any month is a great time to head to one of Queens’ beloved restaurants or try your hand at some kitchen wizardry. Soul Food is the tradition of...
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27-06-2013 06-27-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment General Library African-American culture, black eyed peas, Black History, chitterlings, collard greens, cuisine, fried chicken, grits, national soul food month, restaurants, Soul Food Jeremy Walsh
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Superstorm Sandy Diary: A Foreign Dignitary Visits Queens Library On Friday, March 8, the Consul General of Japan in New York, Shigeyuki Hiroki, came to the Queens Library at Peninsula. Our libraries in the Rockaways have had a rough time since Superstorm Sandy...
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29-03-2013 03-27-2013 No jwalsh 0

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General Library book donation, Consul General, internationl languages, Japan, Origami, Peninsula Library, Powerspeak, recovery, rockaways, Sandy Diary, Seaside, Superstorm Sandy Kacper Jarecki
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Superstorm Sandy Diary: The Mobile Library at Peninsula It has been months since Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, and things are still far from back to normal in the Rockaways. At the Peninsula Library where I work as the manager, we served...
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08-03-2013 03-08-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Matt Allison (r) and Queens Library colleague Kim McNeil Capers work at the Mobi General Library book bus, hurricane sandy, mobile library, Peninsula Library, rockaways, sandy, Superstorm Sandy Matthew Allison
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Restarting Life After Incarceration: A Queens Library Resource Guide Incarceration is a specific punishment for a specific crime, but its negative effects can linger for years after the sentence is served. If you or a loved one is coping with the impacts of...
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14-02-2013 02-14-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment General Library adult education, adult learning center, convict, cooked, cover letters, criminal record, ex-con, ex-offenders, Incarceration, interview skills, jail, job search, job training, justice system, prison, resume, resume building, Rikers Island, sentence Sara Taylor-Medlicott
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Happy Birthday to Pluto, the Planet That Wasn't February 18 marks the “birthday” of Pluto, a celestial body that has given astronomers great difficulty over the past 83 years. A nameless mystery planet emerged as a theory in...
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12-02-2013 02-12-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Pluto General Library Astronomy, astrophysics, dwarf planet, Earth, Eris, gravity, history, Mickey Mouse, NASA, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, orbits, planets, Pluto, solar system, space, space exploration, United States, Uranus Jeremy Walsh
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