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Detailed Latest News and Press Releases

Format: 2018-12-11

Get Out the Vote!

2018-09-12

Thursday, September 13, 2018 is State Primary Election Day in New York, and several of our community libraries will serve as polling sites.

Queens residents will cast their votes at the Briarwood, Central, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefferts, Lefrak City, North Forest Park, Peninsula, Ridgewood, Seaside, St. Albans, and Woodside libraries, starting at 6AM.

Is your library where you should vote? Please visit https://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/search or call 866-VOTE-NYC (866-868-3692) to confirm the correct location for you to vote in your neighborhood!

Library Closings

2018-09-05

Far Rockaway Community Library, at 1637 Central Avenue, and Richmond Hill Community Library, at 118-14 Hillside Avenue, will both be closed on Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6 due to heat conditions.

We invite you to visit nearby library locations, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Library Closings

2018-08-27

Middle Village Community Library, at 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, and South Ozone Park Community Library, located at 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard, are both temporarily closed on Monday, August 27 due to operational issues.

We invite you to visit nearby library locations, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Library Closings

2018-08-26

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Saturday, September 1; Sunday, September 2; and Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Learn More.

St. Albans Community Library, located at 191-05 Linden Boulevard, will be closed starting Tuesday, September 4 so that its roof can be renovated. The library is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, September 13. Learn More.

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

HOLIDAY CLOSING

2018-08-24

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Saturday, September 1; Sunday, September 2; and Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

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!