Queens Library
Special Services

Sponsor/Parent Agency:Queens Library
Address:89-11 Merrick Blvd., Central Library Jamaica NY 11432
Telephone(s):(718) 990-0746 Tel:(718) 990-0761
Fax:(718) 291-8936
World Wide Web: http://www.queenslibrary.org/services/community-information/community-resources-database/details/67540
TTY/TDD:(718) 990-0809


Special Services coordinates library programs and services to older adults and people with disabilities for the Queens Borough Public Library. These services include: assistive equipment for people who need auditory or visual enhancement to use library materials; outreach to adults in institutions; audiotaping of materials unavailable through Library for the Blind; staff training on serving customers with special needs; a TDD; and telephone information and referral. Special and ongoing programs concerning disabilities or aging are presented throughout the branches and Central Library.


Mon - Fri, 9 am - 9 pm; Sat, 10 am -5:30 pm; Sun 12 - 5 pm.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible; sign-language interpreted.

Services Offered:LibrariesOutreach Programs
Languages Offered:American Sign Language
Target Groups(By Need):DeafDisabilities, People withOlder AdultsVisual Impairments