Posted in Music | November 10, 2015
Legendary DJ, VJ, producer, and pioneer hip-hop personality "Uncle" Ralph McDaniels has joined Queens Library as its first Hip Hop Coordinator!Mr. McDaniels will be working with Queens Library to build relationships within the hip hop community with an eye toward preserving that…
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Posted in Music | November 2, 2015
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 November!Cassandra Wilson, Coming Forth by DayThough she is often labeled a jazz…
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Posted in Books | October 14, 2015
Halloween is on its way, and we asked our librarians to share some favorite terrifying tales from books, movies, children’s literature and more! Do you have a scary story you'd like to add? Contact us and we might add it to this gruesome list! Silver darts swerving madly hues…
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Posted in Books | October 5, 2015
This past June, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz swore in Astoria resident and Queens native Maria Lisella as the new Queens Poet Laureate. Maria will be joining us at Central Library on Sunday, October 11 at 2:00 p.m. for our Open Mic for Poets.Maria Lisella is the sixth…
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Posted in Music | October 1, 2015
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 October!The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the MadnessThe Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye…
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