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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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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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Dismantling the "Atom Smasher" at Rockaways' Playland, 1987; Queens Library, Arc
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January 20 marks the 127th anniversary of the patenting of the roller coaster. These scream-inducing attractions have spread all over the world and endured their own peaks and troughs of popularity...

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