We hope you will join us this month for our special events that pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
We also have suggestions below for great books and movies about Dr. King.
All Queens Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, January 20 for… READ MORE
The National Book Awards finalists have been announced—how many can you read before the winners are announced on November 20? Five finalists have been chosen in each of five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature. Discover… READ MORE
We asked our librarians to tell us their favorite horror books. Here are their suggestions:
“These kids’ books are pretty good and worth giving a try, whether you're an actual kid or just an adult who likes happy endings. Coraline by Neil Gaiman is a great mix of creepy… READ MORE
The latest chapter of a magical series; a psychological thriller; a Pulitzer Prize winner; a dystopian classic; and the newest books from literary icons—these were some of the most popular reads at Queens Library in 2016.Our customers checked out nearly 13 million items this… READ MORE
A traditional book club, this isn’t. There are no flustered hosts at the Gracie Book Club: instead, it’s hosted by New York’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, in the mayoral mansion. May 17 marked the first meeting of the Club, and the First Lady pulled up a chair with authors James… READ MORE