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Format: 2017-11-20



Due to damage caused to the library building by an accident, Fresh Meadows Community Library, at 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, will be closed until emergency repairs are completed. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Customers are invited to use nearby community library locations; please visit queenslibrary.org/ql_findabranch.

Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Workshop


Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do. But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps.

Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to know before starting your business in this two-session workshop, on Wednesday, October 11 and 18, at 4:00 p.m.

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Sunnyside Community Library
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11104



All Queens Library locations will be closed on Monday, October 9 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!

DACA Renewal & Mental Health Information


Do you have questions about DACA? Does your DACA employment authorization expire before March 5, 2018?  

Volunteer attorneys will be on-site on Sunday, October 1 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Flushing Community Library to help eligible DACA recipients complete renewal forms to meet the October 5th deadline. Please bring all necessary documents and paperwork.

There will also be bilingual/bicultural Asian-American and Pacific Islander mental health providers on-site to provide support or referrals for DACA recipients and their families.

Space is limited; to RSVP, or ask questions, please email: communityresponsetaskforce@aabany.org.

Launching Your Own Business?


On Tuesday, September 26, representatives from the New York State Tax Department, Workers’ Compensation, the NYS Labor Department, Social Security, and Urban Upbound will discuss the issues that new and established businesses need to know, including state taxes, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, and more.

Join us at Central Library in Jamaica at 10 a.m. or at Flushing Community Library (for a bilingual workshop for Chinese speakers) at 2 p.m.