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Detailed Latest News and Press Releases

Format: 2018-10-20

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.

NYCitizenship Information Sessions

2018-10-12

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
718-278-2220

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

41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

HOLIDAY CLOSING

2018-10-08

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Monday, October 8 for Columbus 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

2018-09-26

Lefrak City Community Library, located at 98-30 57 Avenue in Corona, will be closed for the rest of the day on Wednesday, September 26 for emergency maintenance.

Customers are invited to use nearby community library locations.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

FAR ROCKAWAY LIBRARY TO CLOSE

2018-09-19

Far Rockaway Community Library, located at 1637 Central Avenue, will close starting Saturday, September 29 in preparation for the construction of a new building. Read more about the construction.

During the closure, the library will operate out of a temporary location, which will open on Tuesday, October 30 at 1pm at 1003 Beach 20th Street, adjacent to the Far Rockaway Teen Center, located at 2002 Cornaga Avenue.

Mobile library service will be provided on Monday, Oct. 15 and Monday, Oct. 22 from 10am to 5pm, in front of the temporary space and Teen Center.