To 169th St Station
From the West: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway east. Exit GCP at Parsons Blvd. Take service road to the light (Parsons.) Turn right; continue south to Hillside Ave. Make a left onto Hillside and continue to Merrick Blvd, turn right. Drive two blocks down, the Library entrance is between 89th and 90th Aves.
For directions from other locations please contact Telephone Reference at 718-990-0714/0728/0778.
Metered parking is available near the library on Merrick Boulevard, 89th Avenue and 90th Avenue, as well as other streets in the neighborhood.
Public parking is available at Jamaica First parking lots on 90th Avenue between Merrick Blvd and 168th and 169th Streets.
International Language Collections at Central Library include:
- Haitian Creole
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The Archives at Queens Public Library
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The Music Scores Collection consists of over 44,000 volumes, ranging from ancient through contemporary music.