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Detailed Latest News and Press Releases

Format: 2018-12-14

EMERGENCY CLOSING

2018-07-05

Astoria Community Library, located at 14-01 Astoria Boulevard, will be closed on Thursday, July 5 and Friday, July 6 for emergency maintenance.

Customers are invited to use nearby community library locations.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Special Holiday Hours at Queens Library!

2018-07-04

Four Queens Library locations—Bayside, Flushing, Long Island City, and Central Library in Jamaica—will be open on Wednesday, July 4 from 10AM to 5PM.

Core library services (not including programs) will be available at these locations, and they will also serve as Cooling Centers for our customers.

These branches will be the only Queens Library locations open on July 4; all other library locations will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Learn More

HOLIDAY CLOSING

2018-07-04

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Library materials can be returned 24/7 at more than 40 Queens Library locations and renewed by phone at 718-990-8508 or online.

Digital materials are available for download, even when we're closed—including thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, songs, movies, and videos!

EMERGENCY CLOSING

2018-07-02

Astoria Community Library, located at 14-01 Astoria Boulevard, will be closed for the rest of the day on Monday, July 2 for emergency maintenance.

Customers are invited to use nearby community library locations.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Get Out the Vote!

2018-06-26

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 is Primary Election Day in New York City, and several of our community libraries will serve as polling sites.

Queens residents will cast their votes at the Central, Lefferts, Lefrak City, Peninsula, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Seaside, St. Albans, and Woodhaven libraries, starting at 6AM.

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!