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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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Fifty Shades of Grey Banned Book
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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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Green Film Festival in Queens
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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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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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Matt Allison (r) and Queens Library colleague Kim McNeil Capers work at the Mobi
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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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