Branch Map

Branch Hours

Sunday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Getting Here

to Main Street (Last stop)

: Port Washington Line to Flushing-Main Street

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FROM LONG ISLAND: Grand Central Parkway west to exit 9A. exit to northern blvd. & make right on main st. library is on left, bordered by Kissena Blvd. - or -

LIE west to exit 23 (Main St.). Travel North; Library on right.

 

FROM WHITESTONE BRIDGE: Upon exiting bridge, take Whitestone Expwy (I-678) south. Exit at northern blvd east (left turn off expwy). Take northern blvd. to Main St. make rght on Main St. and continue for 6 blocks.

FROM MANHATTAN: Midtown tunnel to LIE east to Van Wyck Expwy north. Exit at northern blvd. east (Turn Right). Take northern, make right on main st. - or -

take 59th street bridge. Exit onto northern blvd & travel on northern for approx. 5.5 miles past shea stadium to main st. make right on main st.

Street Parking: Meter parking on the street is available but hard to find. Many meters are for one hour but there are some 2-hour meters.

Municipal Lots: Generally, it’s 25 cents for 15 minutes; you’ll need a lot of quarters.

Lot #1: Between 138th street & union and 37th & 39th avenues. (This is the largest lLot; It’s a 5 block walk to library).

Lot #2: Prince street between 38th & 39th avenues (Small lot and also about 5 block walk to library).

Lot#3: 41st Avenue, between main street & college point boulevard (Closest to library but small lot).

Parking Garages:

Edison Parking Garage: 40-21 main street (one block from library)

Time Warner Parking Garage: Kissena Boulevard & Barclay Avenue (One Block From Library).

Branch Collections

International Language Collections at the Flushing Community Library include:

  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Indic Languages
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Telugu
  • Arabic

 

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Flushing Community Library include:

  • The Job Information Center collection
  • Large test preparation book collection
  • Travel book collection
  • Large children’s media collection of educational and recreational multimedia materials
  • Large Young Adult fiction book collection
  • New Americans collection
  • Extensive general paperback fiction collection by popular authors
  • Special collections for arts and entertainment
  • Classics collection
  • Graphic Novels
  • New York Times on microfilm
  • Collection on Flushing history and communities for reference use