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Format: 2014-09-03

Queens Library at Hollis to Close Temporarily

2014-09-15

Queens Library at 202-05 Hillside Avenue in Hollis will close temporarily at the close of business on September 12, 2014 while a new roof is installed. While the library is closed, limited service will be provided by the Mobile Library every Monday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. The library is expected to re-open in November.

During the temporary closure, library customers are invited to use any of Queens Library’s other locations. The closest are at  94-11 217 Street  in Queens Village; 187-05 Union Turnpike in Hillcrest (24/7 returns) or  79-50 Bell Boulevard, in Windsor Park (24/7 returns) or visit www.queenslibrary.org for additional information and resources.

Queens Library joins the community in thanking NYC Council Member Mark Weprin for funding this library improvement.
 

Temporary Closings

2014-09-08

The Children's Room at Queens Library at Broadway, 40-20 Broadway in Long Island City, will close temporarily Sept. 8 - 13 to prepare for major renovation. Other areas of the library will remain open and accessible. More information is here.

Queens Library at Hollis, 202-05 Hillside Avenue, will close at the end of business on September 12 for the installation of a new roof. Find out more

Queens Library at Lefferts at 103-34 Lefferts Boulevard is closed temporarily for installation of a new roof. Details are here.

Queens Library at Rochdale Village at 169-09 137th Avenue is closed temporarily while the roof is replaced. Read more.

Children's Room, Queens Library at Broadway, to Close Temporarily

2014-09-08

To prepare for major renovations, the Children's Room at Queens Library at Broadway will be closed from Monday, September 8 through Saturday, September 13.

A temporary Children’s Room will open on the lower level on Monday, September 15. It will provide limited library service while the Children’s Room is being renovated. The main floor of the library will remain open and available throughout construction.

The new Children's Room will feature more customer service space, a self-check station, more computers for children, new décor, brand new furniture and a fun new feature unique to the borough’s libraries: a fully operational model train set circulating the front of the room on tracks suspended overhead! Construction is expected to take approximately four months.

The Queens Library joins the community in thanking New York State Assembly Member Cathy Nolan, New York State Assembly Member Marge Markey, New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and the State of New York for funding improvements to this library. 

Temporary Closings

2014-08-11

Central Library at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica will be closed on Mon. 8/11 for construction. It will re-open at 1 pm on Tues. 8/12.

Queens Library at 202-05 Hillside Avenue in Hollis will close temporarily at the close of business on 8/15/14 while a new roof is installed.

Queens Library at Lefferts at 103-34 Lefferts Boulevard is closed temporarily for installation of a new roof. Details are here.

Queens Library at Rochdale Village at 169-09 137th Avenue will close temporarily at the end of business August 2 while the roof is replaced. Read more.

Queens Library at Rochdale Village to Close Temporarily

2014-08-02

Queens Library at 169-09 137th Avenue in Rochdale Village will close temporarily while the NYC Department of Design and Construction replaces the roof. The library will close at the end of business on August 2 and will re-open for public service in October. The mobile library will provided limited service every Thursday from 8:30 - 5 during the closure.

Library customers are invited to use any other Queens Library location. The closest are at 134-26 225th  Street in Laurelton (24/7 self-service returns); at 191-05 Linden Boulevard in St. Albans (24/7 self-service returns) and at 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard in South Ozone Park. Additional information is available at www.queenslibrary.org

Queens Library joins the community in thanking Council Member Ruben Wills and the Queens Borough President for funding these improvements to Queens Library at Rochdale Village.