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Format: 2017-08-17



Middle Village Community Library, located at 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, will be closed on Friday, February 10.

Mobile library service at our East Elmhurst and Queensboro Hill locations has been cancelled for Friday, February 10.

All other Queens Library locations will be open for regular service on Friday, February 10.

We apologize for any inconvenience.



All Queens Library locations will be closed today, Thursday, February 9, due to severe weather conditions.

We take our commitment to serving the public seriously and look forward to seeing you at our libraries tomorrow, Friday, February 10.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you and please stay safe during today’s weather.



The mobile library service at our McGoldrick location (155-06 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing) has been cancelled for Thursday, February 9. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Regarding Our Recent Technical Issue


Dear Library Customer,

As you may be aware, Queens Library had a technical issue that prevented check-outs and returns from Tuesday, January 3 to Wednesday, January 4.

The technical issue has been resolved.

Please note that we will automatically waive fines for all customers that had materials due on January 1 through January 5.

We will also waive the $0.25 fine that is charged when a request is not picked up through Saturday, January 14, 2017.

If you have any issue with your account, please contact your local community library and they will resolve your issue.

Thank you,

Nick Buron
Chief Librarian

CLDC, Ridgewood and Briarwood Communtiy Libraries Re-Open Today


Briarwood Community Library located at 85-12 Main Street reopens today at 1 pm.  

Ridgewood Community Library located 20-12 Madison reopens today at 1 pm. 

The Children's Library Discovery Center located in the Central Library at 89-11 Merrick Blvd. reopened today at 9 am.

Thanks to the community and our customers for their patience and support.