What does the Queens Public Library Foundation do?

The Queens Public Library Foundation (the Foundation), which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation, is the fundraising arm of the Queens Public Library. Incorporated in 1988, the mission of the Queens Public Library Foundation is to raise funds from foundations, corporations, and private individuals to support the tens of thousands of free programs and services offered by the Queens Public Library.

How can I make donations to the Foundation?

Your gift to the Foundation is welcomed and much appreciated. To make a donation, please visit the Support the Library section of the Queens Public Library website or mail a check made out to the Queens Public Library Foundation to 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

How can I support my local community library?

When making a donation, please make your check out to Queens Public Library Foundation and specify in the memo line of your check which community library you would like to support. If making a donation online, please choose which community library you would like to support in the “Where to Direct Donation” section.

Does the Foundation accept donations of books & magazines?

Thank you for your interest in donating books to the Queens Public Library. The Library accepts donations of materials, including books in good condition, providing the materials are delivered to the Library when it is open to the public. You are welcome to donate materials to any Queens Public Library location. Please contact your local community library for more information. The Queens Public Library Foundation does not accept donations of books.

How can I contact the Queens Public Library Foundation?

You can contact the Queens Public Library Foundation at 718-480-4273 or email foundation@queenslibrary.org. The Foundation’s address is 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432.