Youth Council

Join the Youth Leadership Council and make your voice heard! 

Plus, Earn Community Service Hours!

Youth Leadership Council


New York City's government isn’t just for adults! Teens should have a say in what’s happening in their city. Queens Library is looking for youths, ages 14–21, to join Youth Leadership Councils at Cambria HeightsCentral Library, and Flushing Library. Apply Now


Youth Leadership Council Member Benefits:

  • Earn community service hours
  • Gain leadership experience
  • Make changes in policy and advocate for your community
  • College and career readiness
  • Network with City leaders
  • Resume Builder and develop references
  • Make new friends
  • Receive a Certificate of Achievement signed by the Mayor


FALL 2018 Youth Leadership Council Schedule:
Note: Applicants are required to attend orientation at their preferred Youth Leadership Council location. 

Cambria Heights – Teen Center
218-13 Linden Boulevard

  •  Council Meetings: Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  •  Council Orientation Date: Wednesday, November 7 at 4pm

Central Library - Teen Center
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

  • Council Meetings: Thursdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Flushing Library – IRC Conference Room (3rd Floor)
41-17 Main Street

  • Council Meetings: Thursday – 4:00pm – 5:30pm