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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

GO FAR, GO TOGETHER

Programs


Poppenhusen 
121-23 14 Avenue
(718) 359-1102

Famous African American Speeches and Poems 
Listen to the most revered speeches, addresses, and poems by African Americans including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sojourner Truth, Shirley Chisholm, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, and more and discover how their powerful words changed the course of history. 
Monday, February 24, 5pm


Queensboro Hill 
60-05 Main Street
(718) 359-8332

Who is Senator Cory Booker For Kids
Children will learn about Senator Cory Booker and make a Cory Booker bookmark.
Monday, February 24, 4pm


North Hills 
57-04 Marathon Parkway
(718) 225-3550

English Conversation Class and Memory Game: African American Icons
Join our English Conversation Class and 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.
Wednesday, February 26, 1pm

Library Jeopardy: Black History Edition
Join us at the library for some friendly competition as we play Library Jeopardy: Black History Edition! Children will be broken up into groups and battle for bragging rights and prizes! This is for ages 8-14.
Thursday, February 27, 2:45pm

Movie Matinee
Join us at the North Hills Library for a screening of a feature film.
2/28:  "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story" (2009, NR, 120 min.)

Friday, February 28, 12pm 


Richmond Hill  
118-14 Hillside Avenue
(718) 849-7150

Wednesday Afternoon Movie for Adults: "BlacKkKlansman"  
Please join us for a showing of the movie "BlacKkKlansman." (R)
Wednesday, February 26, 3pm


Ridgewood 
20-12 Madison Street
(718) 821-4770

Virtual Reality: Traveling While Black
Come experience the Emmy-nominated virtual reality documentary "Traveling While Black" with our Oculus Gos, generously donated by the Friends of Ridgewood Library. 
Monday, February 24, 6pm


Rochdale Village 
169-09 137 Avenue
(718) 723-4440

History of Negro Leagues Baseball 
Local author and historian Philip Ross presents the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues, teams, and players. Mr. Ross will draw upon his lengthy research and interviews with dozens of former players, many of whom have become close friends. 
Friday, February 28, 2pm


Seaside 
116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
(718) 634-1876

Seaside Saturday Movie Matinee 
Join us on Saturdays days at 2pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.
Saturdays, February 22, and 29, 2pm


South Hollis 
204-01 Hollis Avenue
(718) 465-6779

Concert with Samara McLendon, Winner of the Sassy Award
Jazz vocalist Samara McLendon teams up with noted bassist Eric Lemon and his ensemble in this tribute to jazz masters who have influenced generations, from Fats Waller to Count Basie and Sarah Vaughan and more.
Saturday, February 22, 2pm


South Jamaica 
108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
(718) 739-4088

"Who am I?" Jeopardy Game 
Come and celebrate Black History Month at the South Jamaica Community Library.  Children ages 8-12 will play a challenging game of Jeopardy and discover the many contributions of Hidden Figures.
Saturday, February 22, 3pm


Woodhaven 
85-41 Forest Parkway
(718) 849-1010

Learn the Blues  
Learn the history of the blues and how to play some simple blues riffs on a guitar! This is for ages 8 & up.
Monday, February 24, 4pm


North Hills 
57-04 Marathon Parkway
(718) 225-3550

English Conversation Class and Memory Game: African American Icons
Join our English Conversation Class and 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.
Wednesday, February 26, 1pm

Movie Matinee
Join us at the North Hills Library for a screening of a feature film.
2/28:  "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story" (2009, NR, 120 min.)

Friday, February 28, 12pm