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Libraries get funding to expand
Libraries get funding to expand
News Maggie Hayes 7/19/2013 at 3:48PM

Ten-year-old Darius Barnes was upset when he learned his local Laurelton library might be closing. “I didn’t want it to close,” he said. “The library has helped me.” Barnes goes to the library after school, where he has been able to do homework and projects, as well as take courses in Mandarin with the site’s [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 9/29/2012 at 2:08PM

Dolphin washes ashore in Far Rockaway, dies shortly after Scientists were unable to save a sickly beached dolphin in Far Rockaway that died en route to a treatment center on Friday. Franly Estrella, 24, first spotted the 6-foot-long, 140-pound stranded creature at 9:30 a.m. at Beach 19th St. NYDailyNews Jay-Z concert highlights Barclays Center opening Brooklyn [...]

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, [...]