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Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center



Sponsor/Parent Agency:Queens Borough Public Library; Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc.
Address:100-01 Northern Blvd. Corona NY 11368
Telephone(s):(718) 651-1100
Fax:(718) 651-6258
E-mail:ajackson@queenslibrary.org
World Wide Web: http://queenslibrary.org/index.aspx?section_id=12&page_id=44&branch_id=LH


Description:

The Black Heritage Reference Center serves Queens County with a comprehensive reference and circulating collection, totaling approximately 40,000 volumes of materials written about and related to black culture. Emphasis is given to those geographic areas where African-Americans have lived in significant numbers, including West Africa, South America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the United States. The reference collections includes books, periodicals, theses and dissertations, VHS videos, cassettes and CDs, photographs, posters, prints, paintings, and sculpture. Special features include: The Schomburg Clipping File; The Thesis and Dissertation Collection - consists of more than 1,000 volumes of doctoral and master dissertations concerning Africans and African-Americans in the Diaspora.; The Adele Cohen Music Collection contains the musical settings of the Poet Laureate Langston Hughes.




Hours:

Mon 9-8, Tues 2-7, Wed-Fri 11-7, Sat 10-5:30


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:ADA Compliant; wheelchair accessible to all floors; 2 floors; elevator.


Services Offered:LibrariesVolunteer Opportunities