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Queens Library Event – Meet Author & Immigrant Rights Advocate Julissa Arce

Julissa Arce
Meet Author & Immigrant Rights Advocate Julissa Arce
For an undocumented immigrant, what is the true cost of the American dream?

Julissa Arce’s memoir tells the story of how she learned she was an undocumented immigrant on the day of her quinceañera, before conquering the corporate ladder at Goldman Sachs.

Join Julissa at Jackson Heights Community Library on Saturday, September 17 for a discussion of her memoir, as well as her experience of being a woman on male-dominated Wall Street, the stigma of being undocumented, and navigating a multicultural identity in America.

Our special event with Julissa will be held in English (at 2:00 p.m.) and Spanish (at 3:15 p.m.), andboth sessions will be moderated by New York State Assembly Member Francisco P. Moya. Free tickets are available now!

Order your free tickets for our event with Julissa Arce.

STACKS a Program by Queens Library

FREE Afterschool Program for Children Aged 6-14. RSVP for an Upcoming Information Session.
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STACKS is a curriculum-based afterschool program for children aged 6 – 14. STACKS is staffed by qualified and caring professionals, and is designed to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured activities. The program will also help your child build their emotional, social, and academic skills.

If you’re interested in signing your child up for STACKS,
please RSVP to attend an upcoming information session.
RSVP FOR AN UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION

 

Book Fair

Our upcoming Book Fair on November 4th through the 17th, will be a celebration of reading and offer a selection of affordable books, including the newest titles for every reading level. We hope you will attend our school Book Fair and get a jump on your child’s reading plans. 

We are happy to annouce that you can also RESERVE a copy of Jeff Kinney’s newest book….Diary of a Wimpy Kid Double Down(Book 11) that is scheduled to go on Sale November 1st. 2016. We will be accepting Pre-Sale Orders on the evening of Sept. 19th during our First Parent Teacher Conference. Please submit all orders to Mrs. Quamina-Library Teacher along with the attached form and $9.00 in an envelop.  Download the form by clicking here!

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Thank you,
Rana Quamina
Library Teacher

Summer Reading

Message from Queens Public Library:

Summer Reading Kicks Off This Week! Learn More

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KICK OFF EVENT – June 9, 2016

Join us this Thursday in celebrating the start of Summer Reading 2016 at the Children’s Library Discovery Center within Central Library. We’ll have face painting, clowns, interactive storytelling, science experiments, and much, much more! See full schedule here.

We welcome readers of all ages to participate in Summer Reading. Visit any community library to get your summer reading booklist or log, or attend the Summer Reading Kick-Off to collect your materials. You can also sign up online to track your reading.

Learn More About Summer Reading 2016