Bring QPL Home

All Queens Public Library locations are temporarily closed to help protect our staff and community and slow the spread of COVID-19.

You can still rely on the library as a source of entertainment, knowledge, and more, even when our doors are closed.

Here are just some of the things you can do from home using our digital resources.

Check out an eBook and browse thousands of available titles.

Watch streaming videos from five different channels of video content, including concerts, movies, and educational lectures.

Read eMagazines, with hundreds of choices from dozens of genres.

Join QPL Hip Hop Coordinator Ralph McDaniels for his Instagram Live Quarantine DJ sets.

Enjoy Facebook Live storytimes for kids with our librarians.

Listen to your favorite songs, artists, and albums.

Learn a new language.

Participate in our Virtual Programming and Events.

Explore free eLearning with Brainfuse HelpNow and Cell-Ed.

Chat with or email one of our librarians.

Explore the QPL Digital Archives.

Listen to one of our podcasts, including the Queens Memory podcast and the Voice of Queens Teen Podcast.

Explore our Aviary platform of audio and video recordings, including the Hip Hop in Queens and Queens Memory Project LGBTQ+ History collections.

Watch our Author Talks.

Listen to the stories behind the Flushing Library Common Thread Community Story Quilt.

Read newspapers, encyclopedias, and more using our Research Databases.

Learn about the 2020 Census.

Please visit our other QPLatHome Resources for Parents, Older Adults, Virtual Arts & Culture from other institutions, and Keeping Your Mind and Body Healthy during this challenging time.

Even while the library is closed, we look forward to being here for you.

Posts in This Series

  1. Virtual Resources for Parents to Help Your Child Continue Learning and Coping
  2. Virtual Arts & Culture Resources
  3. Virtual Resources for Older Adults
  4. At-Home Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy During The Covid-19 Outbreak