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Online Community Forum: Help Shape the Future of Queens Library Named “Library of the Year” in 2009, Queens Library is recognized as one of today’s most innovative and community-focused libraries. But what about tomorrow? Our plan is to get...
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The Long Phenomenon of ‘Les Miserables’ Lovers of musical cinema, rejoice! A new adaptation of Les Miserables hit movie theaters December 7, starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried. It’s just the...
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Movies Library Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway, Broadway musical, Claire Danes, Cosette, Fantine, Geoffrey Rush, Hugh Jackman, Le Mis, Le Miz, Les Miserables, Liam Neeson, original cast recording, Russell Crowe, soundtrack, Uma Thurman, Victor Hugo Jeremy Walsh
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"Casablanca" at 70: That Piano, That Song (And That Songwriter!) 2012 marked the 70th anniversary of the classic 1942 film Casablanca. We hope you made it out to one of Queens Library’s free screenings of the movie. You may know that recently, Sotheby...
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Music Library As Time Goes By, Broadway, Casablanca, Dooley Wilson, Herbert Hupfield, Humphrey Bogart, Ingmar Bergman, jazz standards, piano, songwriting, World War II, WWII Jeremy Walsh
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Three Thrilling Decades of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Tom Clancy and co-author Mark Greaney have just released their latest spy thriller, Threat Vector. It’s one of a remarkably long-running series of novels starring Clancy’s best-known...
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Books Library Alec Baldwin, Ben Affleck, CIA, Clear and Present Danger, Cold War, espionage, Harrison Ford, Hunt for Red October, ICBM, Jack Ryan, Mark Greaney, nuclear missiles, Patriot Games, Sean Connery, spies, spy, submarines, terrorism, terrorists, th, Tom Clancy Jeremy Walsh
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Happy Holidays from 108 Years Ago The tradition of the Christmas tree was already well-established in the United States by the end of the 19th Century. Although the first national Christmas tree wasn’t set up until 1913, (...
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1904 photograph of the children of J.A. Homeyer. Courtesy of the Queens Library, General Library Archives at Queens Library, Christmas, Christmas tree, family life, holidays, Jamaica jwalsh
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