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Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

The Queens Borough Public Library responds to written requests for information under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL).

Requesting Records

Please include the following information in your request:

  1. Describe the records you are seeking as specifically as possible, including as much of the following as possible: document title, date or approximate date range and any other information that will enable the Records Access Officer to identify the record(s) you are requesting.
  2. Include a daytime phone number, in case the Records Access Officer has any questions about your request.

 

Sending a Request

By Mail: Records Access Officer/ Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel Queens Borough Public Library 89-11 Merrick Boulevard Jamaica, New York 11432 By Fax: (718)744-2325 By Email: FOIL@queenslibrary.org

 

Location and Time of Availability of Records

Records made available pursuant to FOIL will be available for review and copying, upon appointment, weekdays between 9:30-4:30 at the Central Library, located at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, New York 11432.

 

Copying Fees

The fees for copying of records shall be:

  1. .25 cents per page, or
  2. Actual costs of reproduction
Appeals Officer: General Counsel and Records Appeals Officer, Queens Borough Public Library 89-11 Merrick Boulevard Jamaica, New York 11432

For more information about the Freedom of Information Law visit the Committee on Open Government