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Queens Library Invites You to Welcome the Shanachies

Queens Library invites all our colleagues to experience "Innovation in Libraries by The Shanachies," Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 9:30 am, Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17 Main Street at Kissena Boulevard, Flushing NY. Admission is free. RSVPs are essential. Please email [email protected].

Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer are worldwide recognized specialists in gaming, libraries and innovation. They work at DOK Library Concept Center, a public library in the city of Delft in The Netherlands. Jaap is the Head of Innovation, and Erik is the Master of Communications. They call themselves The Shanachies (storytellers). They will share best practices and innovative ideas using web 2.0 tools, video, sound, art and cross-media to make your library appealing to customers from all ages and backgrounds.

Queens Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library. The Queens Library serves a population of 2.2 million in the most ethnically diverse county in the U.S. With a record 22.8 million items in circulation for FY 2008, the Library has the highest circulation of any public library system in the U.S. and one of the highest circulations in the world. For more information about programs, services, locations, events and news, visit the Queens Library Web site at or phone 718-990-0700. Queens Library. Enrich Your Life ®.

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