Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Queens Public Library wins Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award (USA)
"The 2010 Marshall Cavendish Excellence in Library Programming Award goes to Queens Library in Queens, N.Y., for the Queens Library HealthLink and Cancer Action Councils, the American Library Association announced. The award is given by the ALA each year to either a school or public library that provides programs that have community impact and respond to community needs. This year, the library is partnering with the Queens Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society of Queens and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to bring cancer information, screenings and treatment referrals to medically underserved communities in Queens. The project, called Queens Library HealthLink, is funded through a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Health"