Posted in Events | February 1, 2019
This year, the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center and its Black Heritage Reference Center will be celebrating their 50th anniversary—an important milestone for Queens Library and our borough! Langston Hughes Library was founded in 1969 through community…
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Posted in General | February 3, 2017
In honor of African-American History Month, we're paying tribute to a special selection of notable African-American writers. Check this blog post every week in February for updates! February 3: Langston Hughes February 7: Naomi Jackson February 10: Darryl "DMC" McDaniels…
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Posted in General | April 28, 2016
We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Mikisha Morris to Queens Library as the new Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. She succeeds Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), who will be retiring in July 2016 after more than 35 years of…
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Posted in General | February 24, 2016
Andrew Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) has been Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center since 1980. He is retiring this year, and Queens Library will miss him, as will the countless people outside the Library whose lives he has enriched. The…
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