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    Walcott speaks on effects of Queens libraries

    Dennis Walcott, the president and CEO of the Queens Library, spoke about the benefits of the Queens libraries on the community last Friday from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the Student Union dining hall. Sponsors of Queens College, including the Queens Chamber of commerce, the president of Queens College, students and the chair of the Library Committee Board, all came together for breakfast to listen to a speech by Walcott outlining programs and opportunities the Queens libraries offer students and immigrants, along with plans for opening new libraries in Queens. Currently there are 64 libraries in Queens, employing a total of 17,000 people, making libraries from Queens residents only…