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Queens Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library. With 62 locations, Queens Library serves a population of 2.3 million in one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the U.S. and has among the highest circulations of any public library system in the world. For more information about programs, services, locations, events and news, visit the Queens Library website at www.queenslibrary.org or phone 718-990-0700. Queens Library. Enrich Your Life.®
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Happy birthday, Thomas Edison, born on this date in 1847!

Who can guess which Queens Library is home to a signed copy of the book explaining one of Edison’s most famous inventions, the electric light bulb? The book, “Incandescent Electric Lighting: A Practical Description of the Edison System,” was written by noted the inventor and Edison’s draftsman, Lewis Latimer, whose diary, patents, and sketches of inventions are also available to be viewed at a certain Queens Library…

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