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A History of Earth Day and Environmental Awareness Each April, we celebrate Earth Day, a time to raise awareness of the various environmental challenges we face if we want to sustain our way of life. But where did Earth Day get its start? Earth...
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23-04-2013 04-19-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment History Library children, children’s activities, crafts, documentaries, earth day, Earth Week Film Festival, environment, global warming, John Muir, naturalist, nature, pollution Jeremy Walsh
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The Most Challenged Books of 2012 Every year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom tracks books that are challenged by members of the community, banned from libraries or are otherwise ...
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18-04-2013 04-18-2013 No MKearl 0

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Fifty Shades of Grey Banned Book Books Library ALA, banned books, Books, censorship, fifty shades of grey Mary Kearl
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Earth Week Green Film Festival Earth Day is Monday, April 22, but you can celebrate our planet all month long with Queens Library, including at our weeklong film festival (see below).  Earth Week Green Film Festival...
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17-04-2013 04-17-2013 No MKearl 0

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Green Film Festival in Queens Movies Library earth day, events, films, free, movies, NYC, Queens Mary Kearl
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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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