Posted in General | July 15, 2013
They say music soothes the savage beast. Well, maybe, but it certainly has made life at Queens Library at Peninsula better since Superstorm Sandy hit.On the book bus at Peninsula in the first few weeks after the library was destroyed, my colleague Kacper Jarecki brought in a…
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Posted in Books | April 23, 2013
When I was an undergrad English major I took a course in American Literature after World War II. On the first day of class, the professor said, “This is a rare chance to read several of the same books as a group and then discuss them.”I realize now how right she was. Reading is…
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Posted in General | November 7, 2012
Just a couple of days after a hurricane devastated Queens’ waterfront communities and left many others without power or heat, Queens Library’s Book Bus rolled up and parked in front of the Peninsula Community Library. In the midst of all that devastation, it seemed almost…
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