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Rockaways Diary: Rocking Out after the Storm They say music soothes the savage beast. Well, maybe, but it certainly has made life at Queens Library at Peninsula better since Superstorm Sandy hit. On the book bus at Peninsula in the first...
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15-07-2013 07-15-2013 No jwalsh 2

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2 Comments General Library CDs, Daft Punk, hurricane sandy, karaoke, Ke$ha, Music, peninsula, Prince, rockaways, songs, Superstorm Sandy Matt Allison
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Celebrating the History and Recovery of Broad Channel and the Rockaways After Sandy To mark the six-month anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Queens Library, Queens Memory Project and Jamaica Bay Lives!, a documentary project about Jamaica Bay, invited the community to Queens Library...
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03-07-2013 07-03-2013 No MKearl 1

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1 Comment Broad Channel and Rockaways after Sandy History Library Broad Channel, history, hurricane sandy, Jamaica, Jamaica Bay, Queens, Superstorm Sandy Mary Kearl
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Rockaways Diary: Stepping It Up for Summer Reading If you like sports, then you know there are periods when teams push their intensity to the max. You know about the Super Bowl in football, which is the most watched program in television. You know...
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26-06-2013 06-26-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Books Library baseball, basketball, cat café, championship, e-books, football, history, hurricane sandy, Kerri Strug, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, MLB, NBA, NFL, photographs, re, rockaways, sandy, Summer Reading, super bowl, Superstorm Sandy, world series, wrestling, WWE 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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The Nameless Maelstrom that Topped Hurricane Sandy Sandy – it weakened from hurricane strength before it made landfall – is far from the only major storm to hit the New York City and Long Island region over the last half-century. But...
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1938 photo of Flushing Airport showing widespread flooding History Library 1938, beavers, Everett Allen, flooding, hurricane sandy, Hurricanes, New York City, R.A. Scotti, sandy, storm damage, Superstorm Sandy Jeremy Walsh
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