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Grant to replace books at Sandy-damaged libraries
Grant to replace books at Sandy-damaged libraries
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/29/2013 at 1:13PM

A nonprofit is helping Queens Library get back on its feet by putting books back on its shelves. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is giving a $250,000 grant to the Queens Library Foundation to replace more than 140,000 books and other library materials that were damaged by Sandy. “Our public libraries provide [...]

Broad Channel Library opens for first time since Sandy
Broad Channel Library opens for first time since Sandy
News Terence M. Cullen 3/07/2013 at 11:50AM

For the first time since Sandy, the Broad Channel branch of the Queens Public Library reopened — signalling that things are getting back to normal in Queens. More than 16,000 books were lost as the library took up to two feet of water in the storm, ultimately costing $940,000 in damage. “Queens Library at Broad [...]