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Ian Fleming: Creator of James Bond (and Whimsical Flying Antique Cars) May 28 marks a birthday of a man whose life was almost as interesting as the immortal character he created: Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels. If you’re only familiar with the...
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21-05-2013 05-21-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library 007, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, CIA, Cold War, Daniel Craig, Dick Van Dyke, espionage, Ian Fleming, James Bond, movies, Pierce Brosnan, Reuters, Roger Moore, Sean Connery, Soviet Union, spies, Timothy Dalton, World War II Jeremy Walsh
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Download a Hot E-Book and Join Queens Library in "The Four Corners of the Sky" Do you have a smartphone, tablet computer or e-reader? Are you curious about getting e-books from Queens Library? This is your chance to test the waters, and also to join readers around the world...
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16-05-2013 05-16-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library aviation, Big Library Read, conmen, e-books, Four Corners of the Sky, Michael Malone, North Carolina, novels, romance, treasure, U.S. Navy, William Faulkner Jeremy Walsh
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Fahrenheit 451 Read-Alikes As a part of The Big Read--a national movement aimed at creating a country of readers--in libraries across Queens, we are reading and delving into the themes of the classic Fahrenheit 451. We will...
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Fahrenheit 451 Books Library Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, Lovestar, Ray Bradbury, Shades of Grey Karen Vermut
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The Hamburger: Fun on a Bun and Food for Thought For those of you who don’t read their almanacs every day, May is National Hamburger Month. Why should you celebrate a food item that saturates our culture? At the very least, you can learn...
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02-05-2013 05-02-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library America, burger, fast food, food, grilling, Hamburger, Henry Ford, John T. Edge, McDonald’s, Ray A. Kroc, symbols Jeremy Walsh
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Make Reading Social: Join a Book Club! When I was an undergrad English major I took a course in American Literature after World War II. On the first day of class, the professor said, “This is a rare chance to read several of the...
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1 Comment Books Library book clubs, classics, community, Hillcrest, Huck Finn, Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, Of Human Bondage, peninsula, reading, Seaside, Shakespeare, Superstorm Sandy, Tom Sawyer Matt Allison
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