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Format: 2019-07-22

Douglaston Closed Oct. 31 to Nov. 3


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 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


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.



UPDATE (11/6/18): North Hills Library is still closed for ongoing maintenance. We expect to reopen North Hills on Tuesday, November 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.


North Hills Community Library, located at 57-04 Marathon Parkway in Little Neck, will be closed on Friday, October 26 through Tuesday, November 6 for emergency maintenance.

Customers are invited to use nearby community library locations.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

NYCitizenship Information Sessions


Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions to learn how to apply for citizenship easily; the benefits of becoming a citizen; and how to receive financial counseling.

Friday, October 12
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Astoria Community Library

14-01 Astoria Boulevard

Friday, October 19
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flushing Community Library

41-17 Main Street