The teens at the Broadway Branch Queens Library are learning how to script, shoot,edit and act this month. Every Monday at 3:30 through the month of April, producer and screenwriter Alan Webber of Rural Route Film Festival leads an interactive workshop with young adults to… READ MORE
April showers bring May flowers! In the spirit of encouraging more rain so that more flowers can bloom, children at Queens Library at Sunnyside were invited to make rain sticks. The supplies needed for the project? Simple! An upcycled tissue paper roll, a cloth to cover it, and… READ MORE
Each April, we celebrate Earth Day, a time to raise awareness of the various environmental challenges we face if we want to sustain our way of life. But where did Earth Day get its start?
Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22, 1970. It was the work of Gaylord Nelson, then… READ MORE
Spring is finally here! To celebrate the arrival of the first day of this season of growth, Queens Library at Sunnyside invited children to participate in an eco-crafts project to make beautiful butterflies. We upcycled coffee filters, folded accordion style, to serve as the… READ MORE
To celebrate Carnival, Queens Library at Astoria invited our young customers to make masks out of recycled materials. We got into the spirit of the festive occasion by decorating our masks with glitter, ribbons, feathers and stickers. We even made a handy handle out of straws. … READ MORE