Even though we can't host public events at our branches, Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center will still proudly celebrate Kwanzaa for the 36th straight year!
This year, they invite you to a series of virtual programs starting Saturday, December 19.
You can… READ MORE
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… READ MORE
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… READ MORE
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… READ MORE
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… READ MORE