You can remember all of the exciting things that happened at the Library this year with the top twelve Queens Public Library Magazine articles of 2019!
(That's right, it was such a busy and eventful year for us, we couldn't pick just ten!)
From our Black History Month passport… READ MORE
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s debut novel, A Kind of Freedom, was longlisted for the National Book Award in fiction in 2017. This year, she returns with a second novel, The Revisioners, which, like her first, is set in the South, where she’s from.
She never expected the… READ MORE
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.… READ MORE
On September 24, Queens Public Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, Board of Trustees Chair Haeda Mihaltses, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, NYS Assemblywoman Catherine T.… READ MORE
Queens Public Library is devoted to recognizing, documenting, and celebrating the history of hip hop culture, and we’re bringing a new six-month exhibit to Central Library this fall that honors three hip hop pioneers.
A Cypher in Queens features nine-foot-tall “audio sculptures… READ MORE