Queens Library participates in a host of community events around Queens to promote the programs, services, and resources available to the public at our branches. Examples of events we participate in and organizations we partner with include educational institutions, government-sponsored events, community/street fairs, religious-based events, health centers, veteran associations, and much more!
If you would like to have Queens Library present at your community-based event, please fill out our online outreach form. Remember to include the date, time, address, and expected number of attendees for your event. We cannot guarantee that we can fulfill all requests. Please expect a response in 5 business days.
Queens Library also plans and implements programming for the Queens community, like College Outreach Week, High School Outreach Week, National Library Week, Fly Into Literacy at LaGuardia Airport, and many more. If you would like your organization to be a part of our community initiatives, please email Kim McNeil-Capers, the Director of Community Engagement.
If you would like to have our Mobile Library (bookmobile) present at your community-based event, please fill out our online outreach form. The Mobile Library is the size of a city bus and requires appropriate accommodations for parking. We cannot guarantee that we can fulfill all requests. Please expect a response in 5 business days.
The Director of Community Engagement, Kim McNeil-Capers, also oversees correctional outreach services to Rikers Island Correctional Facility and Queensboro Correctional Facility. Reentry services are also offered to patrons that have been recently released from jail or prison, or who are currently on parole or probation. For more information, visit the Correctional Outreach webpage.