The Library's goal is to optimally and economically procure goods, services, and other requirements at advantageous terms that meet our schedules and applicable procurement guidelines. As determined by the Library, the Library may utilize solicitation tools of Invitation for Bid, Request for Proposal, and Request for Information.

Purchase Orders:

The Queens Public Library's General Terms and Conditions for Purchase Orders can be accessed here - QPL General Terms and Conditions for Purchase Orders


QPL Disparity Study:

Are you a business owner in the Queens area? Have you done business with QPL, or are you interested in working with the Library? We invite you to share your business experiences with us by participating in a comprehensive Disparity Study. Learn More: queenslibrarydisparitystudy.com


Solicitations:

To view and download a solicitation, click on the specific solicitation of interest and download all related documents.


Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for System Wide Plumbing Services to be awarded to multiple firms
Issuance Date - January 12, 2024

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid for System Wide Plumbing Services
  3. Bidder Qualifications Responses
  4. Form #4 - Bid Sheet
  5. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  6. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  7. Answers to Questions 02.07.24
  8. Addendum 1

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for System Wide General Construction to be awarded to multiple firms
Issuance Date - October 16, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Form #4 - Bid Sheet
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  5. Answers to Questions 10.25.23
  6. Addendum 1
  7. Invitation for Bid for System Wide General Construction rev 11.15.23

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for System Wide Data Cabling to be awarded to multiple firms
Issuance Date - October 16, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Form #4 - Bid Sheet
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  5. Answers to Questions 11.6.23
  6. Addendum 1
  7. Invitation for Bid for System Wide Data Cabling rev 11.15.23

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Landscaping, Gardening and Irrigation System Installations and Maintenance Requirements Contracts
Issuance Date - October 10, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Attachment 2 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions and Insurance
  3. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  4. Answers to Questions 10.16.23
  5. Addendum 1
  6. Addendum 2
  7. Request for Proposals for Landscaping, Gardening and Irrigation System Installations and Maintenance Requirements Contracts rev 11.15.23
  8. Attachment 1 - Forms

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for System Wide Plumbing Services to be awarded to multiple firms
Issuance Date - October 6, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Form #4 - Bid Sheet
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  5. Answers to Questions 10.25.23
  6. Addendum 1
  7. Addendum 2
  8. Invitation for Bid for System Wide Plumbing Services rev 11.15.23

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for Window Cleaning Services
Issuance Date - September 28, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  3. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  4. Addendum 1
  5. Addendum 2
  6. Addendum 3
  7. Answers to Questions 10.26.23
  8. Invitation for Bid for Window Cleaning Services rev 10.26.23
  9. Form #4 - Bid Sheet rev 10.26.23

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Pre-Employment and Pre-Volunteer Full Background Check Services
Issuance Date - July 26, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Request for Proposals for Pre-Employment and Pre-Volunteer Full Background Check Services
  3. Attachment 1 - Forms
  4. Attachment 2 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions and Insurance
  5. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  6. Form# 4 - Pricing Sheet
  7. Answers to Questions 8.15.23

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Central Food and Beverage Retail Service
Issuance Date - July 19, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Request for Proposals for Central Food and Beverage Retail Service
  3. Attachment 1 - Forms
  4. Attachment 2 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions and Insurance
  5. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  6. Attachment 4 - Early Design Document
  7. Answers to Questions 8.9.23

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for Glass Replacement Services and New Installations
Issuance Date - July 11, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid for Glass Replacement Services and New Installations
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  5. Form #4 - Bid Sheet

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for the Central Library Cooling Tower Replacement Project
Issuance Date - June 13, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid for the Central Library Cooling Tower Replacement Project
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Central Library Cooling Tower General Conditions
  5. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  6. Form #4 - Bid Sheet
  7. Addendum 1
  8. Addendum 2
  9. Addendum 3
  10. Answers to Questions 7.28.23

Invitation for Bid (“IFB”) for System Wide Roofing Repair Services and New Installations
Issuance Date - May 24, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid for System Wide Roofing Repair Services and New Installations
  3. Attachment 1 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 2 - Local Law 34
  5. Addendum 1
  6. Form #4 - Bid Sheet rev6.6.23
  7. Answers to Questions 6.6.23

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Mobile Library Vehicle
Issuance Date - April 21, 2023

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Request for Proposals for Mobile Library Vehicle
  3. Cost Document
  4. Attachment 1 - Forms
  5. Attachment 2 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions and Insurance
  6. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  7. Answers to Questions 4.26.23