Posted in News | October 2, 2019
For the past three years, the Queens Public Library Foundation has invited QPL staff members to submit ideas for new and innovative programs that address the specific needs of their communities. This October, the 2019 Innovation Fund awarded grants of up to $10,000 each to…
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Posted in News | August 24, 2019
All Queens Public Library locations will be closed on Saturday, August 31; Sunday, September 1; and Monday, September 2 for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Library materials can be returned 24/7 at more than 40 QPL locations and renewed by phone at 718-990-8508 or online.…
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Posted in News | July 18, 2019
New York City is going through a heat wave, and Queens Public Library is here to help with special hours of operation this weekend! Eighteen QPL locations will be open on Sunday, July 21 from 12 pm to 5 pm to serve as NYC cooling centers. (This includes the three branches…
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Posted in News | July 17, 2019
Above: A family shows off their new books courtesy of the JetBlue vending machine. Last week, JetBlue installed a free book vending machine at Central Library as part of its Soar With Reading initiative, which promotes literacy and reading. The vending machine is full of…
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Posted in News | July 15, 2019
This June, we celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month with our Bring Your Story initiative and Pride Month with our Let’s Make Some Noise initiative. Our programs were enthusiastically attended and many enjoyed participating in the Map Your Story project, celebrating where their…
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