Books

Grant will go to Queens libraries
News Sean P. Quigley 1/03/2012 at 9:30AM

Times are tough and the Queens Library has been facing deep cuts, but a New Year has brought with it a gift to help offset budgetary constraints. Carnegie Corporation of New York President Vartan Gregorian announced that the organization will be giving $5 million to the public library systems of New York. The Queens Library, [...]

China’s first lady visits Forest Hills Library
China’s first lady visits Forest Hills Library
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 10/19/2011 at 10:39AM

Patrons of the Forest Hills Library received a once-in-a-lifetime lesson on Chinese culture on October 13. The first lady of the Republic of China, Madame Ma Chow Mei-Ching, visited the library, located at 108-19 71st Avenue, to present a donation of 10 children’s picture books. The books, which are written in Chinese, were contributed with [...]

Donating a love of learning
Donating a love of learning
Education & Kids Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 1:38PM

Patrons of the Rego Park Library can now learn about the Republic of Tatarstan directly from the source. Upon returning from a trip to Russia and Tatarstan, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky visited the library, located at 91-41 63rd Drive in Rego Park, on September 21 to donate three books she acquired on her journey. Tatarstan’s [...]