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.

Listen to your favorite songs, artists, and albums.

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

Enjoy our Facebook Live storytimes for kids and our other FB Live events.

Share your story of what it’s like to be in Queens right now with the Queens Memory COVID-19 Project.

Join us for our Virtual Programming and Events.

Vote in our April 2020 YA Battle of the Books.

Explore free eLearning with Brainfuse HelpNow and Cell-Ed.

Learn a new language.

Participate in online projects and lend your talents to help others as a Virtual Volunteer.

Become a member of QPL @ Night, our new group designed for young adults and millennials.

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
  5. Virtual Learning Opportunities