Posted in Arts | September 22, 2020
This Saturday, September 26, we hope that you will join us for QPL Comics, a day-long online celebration of all things comics! You will (virtually) meet graphic novel creators, learn how to draw comics, watch a roundtable with the comic book expert librarians from our staff,…
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Posted in Arts | July 31, 2019
Above: Kids make paper by hand in Week 3 of our Book Creation Workshop. For the past two years, Queens Public Library Foundation’s Innovation Fund has supported creative initiatives at the libraries with awards of up to $10,000 each. In the Fund’s second year, winning projects…
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Posted in Arts | July 24, 2019
We asked Evelyn Kanter, author of the new NYC guidebook 100 Things To Do in New York City Before You Die, who visited the Forest Hills and Briarwood libraries this spring, for suggestions for the best summer locations in the city. She shared this collection of small NYC museums…
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Posted in Arts | July 3, 2019
The Queens Memory Project invites you to Making Community Story Quilts, a new exhibit at the Queens Museum featuring artwork created during their 2017 and 2018 story quilt workshops. These multi-session workshops invited people from the Fresh Meadows and Flushing library…
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Posted in Arts | April 26, 2019
Since April is National Poetry Month, we asked our librarians and staff members to share their favorite poems and poets. Stop by your local library to discover (or rediscover) these fantastic purveyors of verse! “My favorite poet is Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and her poem that…
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