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Detailed Latest News and Press Releases

Format: 2019-03-26

Get Out the Vote!

2018-11-06

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is Election Day, and several of our community libraries will serve as polling sites.

Queens residents will cast their votes at the Briarwood, Central, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefferts, Lefrak City, North Forest Park, Peninsula, Ridgewood, Seaside, St. Albans, and Woodside libraries, from 6AM to 9PM.

Is your library where you should vote? Please visit https://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/search or call 866-VOTE-NYC (866-868-3692) to confirm the correct location for you to vote in your neighborhood!

Library Closings

2018-10-29

North Hills Community Library, located at 57-04 Marathon Parkway in Little Neck, will be closed through Tuesday, November 6. Learn More.

Douglaston Community Library, located at 249-01 Northern Boulevard in Little Neck, will be closed from Wednesday, October 31 through Saturday, November 3. Learn More.

The opening of our Far Rockaway Library Swing Space, at 1003 Beach 20th Street, has been delayed. Learn More.

Douglaston Closed Oct. 31 to Nov. 3

2018-10-28

Douglaston Community Library, located at 249-01 Northern Boulevard in Little Neck, will be closed from Wednesday, October 31 through Saturday, November 3 for AC installation.

The library is scheduled to reopen on Monday, November 5.

Please view our Hours and Locations page for other nearby libraries.

We thank you for your patience.

STEINWAY LIBRARY TO CLOSE

2018-10-27

Steinway Community Library, located at 21-45 31 Street in Astoria, will close at 5pm on Saturday, October 27 for its renovation project. We expect Steinway Library to be closed until Fall 2019.

Mobile library service will be provided on Wednesdays and Saturdays, beginning November 3, from 10am-5pm.

During the closure, you can also visit the following nearby libraries: Astoria, Broadway, and Long Island City.

We appreciate your patience as we continue to work to make improvements to our libraries.

Far Rockaway Swing Space Delayed

2018-10-26

The opening of our Far Rockaway Library temporary location, at 1003 Beach 20th Street, has been delayed.

We will update our customers once we have determined a new opening date for the Far Rockaway Swing Space.

We will continue to provide mobile library service on Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm in front of the Far Rockaway Teen Center, located at 2002 Cornaga Avenue.

We apologize for any inconvenience and we appreciate your patience.