Posted in General | November 6, 2019
Each year, up to 20 percent of Americans come down with the flu. While the exact timing varies, flu activity generally starts in October and November and peaks between December and February, sometimes extending to May. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get the…
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Posted in General | November 4, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 is Election Day, and several of our branches will serve as polling sites. Queens residents will cast their votes at the Briarwood, Central, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefferts, Lefrak City, North Forest Park, Peninsula, Ridgewood,…
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Posted in Books | November 1, 2019
Frederick Douglass was one of the greatest abolitionists, known for his powerful oratory. David W. Blight, author of a new biography of Douglass and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will visit Flushing Library on Saturday, November 16 at 2pm. Register for his talk at davidwblight.…
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Posted in Events | November 1, 2019
Forbidden Gathering by Gina Samson. Queens Public Library will be hosting an eight-week Caribbean Arts Festival featuring artists from as far away as Bangladesh and Argentina and as close as Queens. The festival will take place at nine branches: Cambria Heights, Central,…
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Posted in Events | November 1, 2019
Join us on Saturday, November 9 to celebrate the grand opening of the Discover Exoplanets exhibit for the entire family. The exhibit will be on display at Central Library until January 27.  Discover Exoplanets features multimedia activities where visitors can build their…
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