East Elmhurst Library Grand Reopening!

After a major renovation, East Elmhurst Library is reopening! Join us for our Grand Reopening on Friday, June 28 and come to our Community Day, Saturday, June 29!

The renovated library includes 4,300 additional square feet, a new meeting room, an interior courtyard, and a new teen space with additional computers. There is also a new garden and an improved adult room.

Come celebrate with us and check out what we have to offer at East Elmhurst! We’ll have programming for children and teens, dancing, henna hand painting, animal balloons, cotton candy, and more.

Grand Reopening:
Friday, June 28

10am: Grand Reopening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting
11am: Library opens for Service
12-3pm: Children’s Programming
3pm: East Elmhurst Line Dance Session Led by DJ Gully

Community Day:
Saturday, June 29

11am: Glitter Face Painting
12pm: Snack & Paint with Artist Raynelda Calderon
2pm: Henna Hand Painting with Anowara Ahmed
3pm: Teen Happy Hour with Shayshahn Macpherson the Rapping Violinist

East Elmhurst
95-06 Astoria Boulevard
Bus: Q19, Q49, Q72

We are grateful to Borough President Melinda Katz, Former Borough President Helen Marshall, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Member Francisco Moya, and Former Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland for funding the project, and we also thank them and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senator Jessica Ramos, and Assembly Member Jeff Aubry for their commitment to Queens Public Library.

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