Posted in Books | December 29, 2014
UPDATE: Don't miss our upcoming evening of conversation with Jelani Cobb, Breaking the Line: A Parable of Race and Education in Queens, NY, on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.Jelani Cobb is an…
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Posted in Books | December 10, 2014
When you’re looking for a great gift book, who else would you ask but a librarian? Here are some holiday suggestions from our dedicated library staff.And remember — you can buy these books and other holiday gifts at great prices at Queens Library's online store and get FREE…
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Posted in Music | December 9, 2014
Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library! Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. Check out these music recommendations for December.Lee Brice, I Don’t DanceHailing from South Carolina, Lee Brice is…
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Posted in Books | December 3, 2014
December 8 is the anniversary of the death of John Lennon. Many around the world will take time on that day to remember the life of the rock star, peace activist, and cultural icon. We’re pleased to host a talk with James A. Mitchell, author of the critically acclaimed The…
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Posted in Music | November 3, 2014
Currently appearing on Broadway as Mary Wells in Motown the Musical, N'Kenge is one of the most versatile new performers in the world of popular and classical music. She has appeared at the White House and the United Nations, has taken lead roles in operas by composers ranging…
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