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Celebrate Queens Central Library's
Wednesday April 20, 2016
Queens Central Library (89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Commemoration Ceremony (Main Floor)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Cake, Tea, and Coffee for All (Main Floor)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Face Cartooning and Face Drawing (Main Floor)
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella and Musician/Rapper/Spoken Word Artist Shayshahn "Phearnone" MacPherson Meld Poetry and Music
MacPherson is a classically trained violinist whose background as a West African percussionist, hip hop lyricist and producer inspires his "gumbo-like" musical style. (Main Floor)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The Hits of '66
Hear clips of the songs that teens listened to 50 years ago and learn interesting facts about the songs and the artists who performed them. (CLDC)
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Photo Booth for Teens
Share your love for Central Library by sharing your selfie in social media! (Teen Space)
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
50 Years of Technology
Denny Daniel, curator of The Museum of Interesting Things, presents a collection of technology and household items from the '60s to the present. Visitors can try out some old technology in the Children's Library Discovery Center. (CLDC)
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Special Concert with R&B Artist Alexis Hightower and Friends
Hightower's sound has been described as "mesmerizing" on Ebony.com. (Auditorium)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Mobile Library Showcase in front of Central Library