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Women's History Month
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“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” –Maya Angelou This Women's History Month, we're offering plenty of opportunities to...

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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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Pluto
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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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Hand in Hand, award winner
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Caldecott Winner and Honors Queens Library proudly carries all of the Caldecott Winner and Honor titles: 2013 Caldecott Medal winner: This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon...

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Five young men from Jamaica, Queens wait for the train to take them to boot camp
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They stand looking at the camera, their faces neutral, their armbands reading “LIRR Jamaica.” These five men from Queens are draftees, waiting at the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road...

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