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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

GO FAR, GO TOGETHER

Programs

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Program 1

Memory Game: African American Icons
Train your memory and learn something new while playing! Match the pictures of African American icons; refer to your index card to learn about their achievements or ask your Reference Librarian to guide you through the rich resources of QPL! Once your reference slip is signed, receive a commemorative poster.

Friday, February 28, 3:30pm 
Auburndale | 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard

Tuesday, February 25, 3pm
Bay Terrace | 18-36 Bell Boulevard

Tuesday, February 25, 4:30pm
Briarwood | 85-12 Main Street

Monday, February 24, 1:30pm
Cambria Heights | 218-13 Linden Boulevard

Friday, February 28, 1:30pm
Fresh Meadows | 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway

Friday, February 28, 11:30am
Kew Gardens Hills | 72-33 Vleigh Place

Monday, February 24, 4pm
McGoldrick | 155-06 Roosevelt Ave. (off Northern Blvd.)

Friday, February 28, 3pm
Seaside | 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard

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Program 2

From … To ...
Test your trivia knowledge and match the icons of the past with the people who continue their legacy. (From Muhammad Ali to Serena Williams, from Jacob Lawrence to Kehinde Wiley, from Jesse Owens to Allyson Felix, from Louis Armstrong to Wynton Marsalis, and so on). Take the multiple-choice quiz and learn about the incredible achievements of some of the most inspiring members of the African American community past and present.

Friday, February 28, 4pm
Broadway | 40-20 Broadway

Tuesday, February 25, 3:30pm
Maspeth | 69-70 Grand Avenue

Wednesday, February 26, 2:45pm
Peninsula | 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Wednesday, February 26, 3:30pm
Queens Village | 94-11 217 Street

Wednesday, February 26, 3:45pm
Rosedale | 144-20 243 Street

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Program 3

In the Footsteps of Art Giants
A new generation of African American artists is making its mark on today's art scene. Get inspired by the unique artistic styles of Kehinde Wiley, Kara Walker, and Amy Sherald and create your own masterpiece!

Saturday, February 22, 1:30pm
Central Library Teen Space | 89-11 Merrick Boulevard

Wednesday, February 26, 4pm
This is for children in grades K-6.
Hunters Point | 47-40 Center Blvd.

Thursday, February 27, 4:30pm
All school-age kids are welcome.
Poppenhusen | 121-23 14 Avenue

Thursday, February 27, 5pm
Rochdale Village | 169-09 137 Avenue

Tuesday, February 25, 3pm
Kids 5-12 are welcome. Participants must register online or in the library.
Rochdale Village | 169-09 137 Avenue