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Superstorm Sandy Diary: The Mobile Library at Peninsula 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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08-03-2013 03-08-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Matt Allison (r) and Queens Library colleague Kim McNeil Capers work at the Mobi General Library book bus, hurricane sandy, mobile library, Peninsula Library, rockaways, sandy, Superstorm Sandy Matthew Allison
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Celebrate Women's History with Us “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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27-02-2013 02-27-2013 No MKearl 0

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Women's History Month Events Library events, history, women Mary Kearl
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Restarting Life After Incarceration: A Queens Library Resource Guide 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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14-02-2013 02-14-2013 No jwalsh 1

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1 Comment General Library adult education, adult learning center, convict, cooked, cover letters, criminal record, ex-con, ex-offenders, Incarceration, interview skills, jail, job search, job training, justice system, prison, resume, resume building, Rikers Island, sentence Sara Taylor-Medlicott
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Happy Birthday to Pluto, the Planet That Wasn't 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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12-02-2013 02-12-2013 No jwalsh 0

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Pluto General Library Astronomy, astrophysics, dwarf planet, Earth, Eris, gravity, history, Mickey Mouse, NASA, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, orbits, planets, Pluto, solar system, space, space exploration, United States, Uranus Jeremy Walsh
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2013 Award-Winning Books at Queens Library 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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12-02-2013 02-11-2013 No MKearl 0

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Hand in Hand, award winner Books Library awards, Books, Caldecott Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Newbery Award, Printz Award Mary Kearl
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