Posted in News | July 20, 2021
Update: July 20, 2021, 11:00AM Mobile Vaccination Opportunities Outside Select QPL Branches The Library is partnering with the City to offer mobile COVID-19 vaccination services outside several of our branches. If you haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccine yet, this is a…
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Posted in News | May 25, 2021
The first anniversary of George Floyd’s killing is a moment to reflect on the meaning of what happened that day and on the role each of us has to play in combating racism and making the world a better place. Queens Public Library remains committed to promoting understanding,…
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Posted in News | April 21, 2021
The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is an important step on the long road towards racial justice. Still, the moment makes clear how much work remains to bring systemic change and ensure that people of color can feel safe and…
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Posted in News | March 17, 2021
Last night’s shootings in the Atlanta area, which killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, are another devastating reminder of the year-long rise in anti-Asian acts of racism, hate, harassment, and violence and of the long history of such incidents in our…
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Posted in News | March 14, 2021
Dear Friends, Over the past 12 months, our city has lost more than 30,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, many of whom were residents of the borough of Queens. They were our family members, our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues, and our essential workers. More than 770…
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