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Calling all authors, aspiring writers, readers, and publishing industry professionals: Here's an event we work hard on all year to dedicate to you, lovers of the written word! Join us for the...

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Puck magazine, 1918 (via Library of Congress)
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The day after Thanksgiving has become the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, earning the nickname “Black Friday” to set it apart from all the other manic shopping...

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The Hobbit
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This year not only marks 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, but 2012 will also bring today's generation closer to the beloved storyline with the...

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1938 photo of Flushing Airport showing widespread flooding
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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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Just a couple of days after a hurricane devastated Queens’ waterfront communities and left many others without power or heat, Queens Library’s Book Bus rolled up and parked in front of...

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