Posted in Arts | August 2, 2013
Adults at Queens Library at Steinway were invited to create keepsake containers using a recycled plastic flower pot. An old CD was used to make a lid for the container. Adults used glitter pens, scrap paper, plastic flowers and sequins to decorate their boxes.  DID YOU KNOW:…
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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 Kids | June 26, 2013
Kids at Queens Library at Astoria made coasters by upcycling discarded CDs and decorating them with paper scraps and foam shapes. What do you think of our final project? For more activities like this, take a look at our how-to guide on how to make a fish craft out of CDs and…
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Posted in Kids | June 6, 2013
Queens Library at Steinway invited toddlers and their caregivers to celebrate World Environment Day, observed on June 5. Together, we read The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister and used old discarded scrap paper, CDs and ribbon to make our own fish creations. 
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