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Format: 2018-05-24

Long Island City is Open, Today April 21


We are happy to announce that Long Island City Community Library located at 37-24 21st Street is open to the public today, April 21 at regular hours from 10 am to 5 pm.

Thanks to the community and customers for their patience.

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, April 20
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Astoria Community Library

14-01 Astoria Blvd.

Monday, May 21
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Flushing Community Library

41-17 Main Street

Upcoming Library Closings


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


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!



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!