Branch Map

Branch Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

About This Location

The Far Rockaway Temporary Library Location at 1003 Beach 20th Street is open with limited service.

During limited service, you will be able to:

use computers;
request, pick up, and return books and other materials;
and pick up printing requests.

Please Note: the Far Rockaway Temporary Location will be permanently closed starting Saturday, July 20.

Join us for the Grand Opening of the new Far Rockaway Library, at 1637 Central Avenue, on Tuesday, July 30!

We are honored to serve the Far Rockaway community and look forward to welcoming you to the new building!


Getting Here

to Far Rockaway/Mott Ave.(last stop). Turn right on Mott Ave. Walk 2 blocks to Central Ave. Library is diagonally across the street at Central & Mott.

to Far Rockaway Station located on Nameoke Street and Redfern Avenue. Left on Nameoke Street. Right on Central Avenue. Proceed to Mott Avenue.

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Belt Parkway to Exit 17, Cross Bay Blvd. Left after toll bridge onto Beach Channel Drive. Right onto Mott Ave. Left onto Central Ave. Or Van Wyck Expy (I 678) South to Nassau Expy (NY 878) East. Right on Central Ave.

Free and metered parking is available along Central Avenue and on surrounding streets, east of the library. A municipal parking field is located two blocks away at Beach 21st Street between Mott and Cornaga Avenues at the Far Rockaway Terminal of the A Train Subway Line. This facility provides 82 spaces including 4 handicap spaces and offers free 2 hour-limit parking.