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Detailed Latest News and Press Releases

Format: 2018-07-21

Upcoming Library Closings

2018-04-03

South Jamaica Community Library, located at 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, will close on Thursday, April 5 through the end of August 2018 so that its roof can be replaced. Learn More.

Glendale Community Library, located at 78-60 73 Place, will close for extensive renovations starting on Saturday, April 14. We expect Glendale Library to be closed until the Fall of 2019. Learn More.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we continue to work to make improvements to our libraries.

Whitestone Library Reopens April 2

2018-04-02

We’re happy to announce that Whitestone Community Library, located at 151-10 14 Road, will reopen to the public on Monday, April 2 at 12 p.m.

We thank the community and our customers for their patience!

HOLIDAY CLOSING

2018-04-01

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 1 for Easter.

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!

Glendale Library to Close For Renovations

2018-03-24

Glendale Community Library, located at 78-60 73 Place, will close for extensive renovations starting on Saturday, April 14.

We expect Glendale Library to be closed until the Fall of 2019.

This renovation project includes an ADA-compliant interior renovation which includes an improved entrance and access into basement, ground, and mezzanine levels. The project also includes new furniture, fixtures, and equipment in accordance with the interior renovation.

Mobile library service will be provided on Fridays and start on April 27, 2018. The service hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During the closure, you can also visit the following nearby libraries: Ridgewood, Middle Village, North Forest Park, and Woodhaven.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we continue to work to make improvements to our libraries.

South Jamaica Library to Close for Repairs

2018-03-23

South Jamaica Community Library, located at 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, will close on Thursday, April 5 through the end of August 2018 so that its roof can be replaced.

Mobile library service will be provided on Mondays and start on April 9, 2018. The service hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During the closure, you can also visit the following nearby libraries: Central Library, Baisley Park, and St. Albans.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we continue to work to make improvements to our libraries.