Queens is the second-largest in population of the five New York City boroughs with a population of 2,230,722 as of the last official US Census count in 2010. Approximately 47 percent of the residents of Queens are foreign-born. Queens County also is the second-most-populous county in New York State, behind Kings County.
Queens is a borough of New York City and a county of New York State. It was named for Catherine of Braganza, the Queen of England and wife of King Charles II of England.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).
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Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge (Reguidit frae Queens, New York) Queens is the eastmaist o the five burghs o New York Ceety. The lairgest burgh in aurie, an seicont-lairgest in population, it is coextensive wi Queens Coonty, an admeenistrative diveesion o New York state, in the Unitit States.
British rock band Queen (1971-1997) consisted of vocalist Freddie Mercury (d. 1991), guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor, and bassist John Deacon (r. 1997). Founded in 1971, Queen released their self-titled debut album in 1973.
"Kings & Queens" is a song by American singer Ava Max, released on March 12, 2020 through Atlantic Records. It is the fifth single from her debut studio album Heaven & Hell (2020). The song was written by Max, Brett McLaughlin , Desmond Child , Hillary Bernstein, Jakke Erixon, Madison Love , Mimoza Blinsson, and producers Cirkut and RedOne .
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The Queens Public Library, also known as the Queens Borough Public Library and Queens Library, is the public library for the borough of Queens, and one of three public library systems serving New York City. It is one of the largest library systems in the world by circulation, having loaned 13.5 million items in the 2015 fiscal year, and one of the largest in the country in terms of the size of its collection. According to its website, the library holds about 7.5 million items, of which 1.4 milli
The first library in Queens was founded in 1858 in Flushing as a subscription service. It became a free circulation library in 1869. In the late 19th century, several local libraries were founded in western Queens. The libraries in Astoria, Long Island City and Steinway formed the Long Island City Public Library in 1896, becoming Queens' first multi-branch library. In 1901, shortly after the consolidation of Queens into New York City, the city government proposed a new charter joining all librar
Queens Public Library is governed by a 19-member Board of Trustees, which are appointed by the Mayor of New York City and the Borough President of Queens. The Mayor, Speaker of the City Council, Borough President, the New York City Comptroller and the New York Public Advocate sit on the board as ex officio members. The library is funded by the city, through state and federal grants, and through private philanthropy. Dennis Walcott was appointed President and CEO in March 2016.
Queens Public Library has 62 locations, seven Adult Learning Centers, two Family Literacy Centers, and a Mobile Library.
The Archives at Queens Library, formerly known as the Long Island Division, is a special collection in the Central Library building that focuses on the history of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. The Archives was first founded in 1912. It consists of books, publications, current and historical newspapers, family manuscripts and genealogical material, historical maps and atlases including Belcher Hyde and Sanborn Company maps, late 19th- and early 20th-century photographs, as well
Queens Public Library has long had a variety of services to aid children and teens.