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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick is Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, called "the most famous undocumented immigrant in America," ...

It’s Time for Kind

It’s time for kind at the Library and beyond this holiday season.

At all Queens Library locations, you can join us for many special programs for people of all ages.

You can also donate to our canned food drive in partnership with the Food Bank For NYC from November 19 to 30, share ...

Donate to Our Canned Food Drive!

This holiday season, our It’s Time for Kind campaign continues with a Canned Food Drive, in partnership with Food Bank For New York City, at all our library locations from November 19 to November 30.

Our goal is to collect 3,000 pounds of food—more than a ton of kindness! Please only ...

Ground Broken on New Library in Far Rockaway!

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Council Member Donovan Richards, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, and other elected and community leaders joined Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott and officials from the de Blasio Administration on Monday, November ...

A Season of Thanks at Queens Library

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But this year, it’s not just about turkey and pumpkin pie!

Queens Library is hosting wonderful seasonal events, including Thanksgiving storytime, music, arts and crafts, and more!

So bring your family and friends, and give thanks at your local ...

Give the Gift of Reading, Lifelong Learning & Community

Giving to the Queens Library Foundation supports programs, services, and collections for our diverse communities across Queens.

When you give, you are helping neighbors—children, families, adults, and seniors—access free resources like our STACKS after-school program, English language and job skills classes, and our ...

Christina Matula: We Are All So Similar

Christina Matula came to the library this fall to share her first picture book about the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, The Shadow in the Moon.

When she couldn’t find a picture book about the legend behind the festival, Matula decided to write one herself. For her, this legend was the beginning of her ...

QI 2018: Celebrate Queens Artists in the Library

Queens International 2018: Volumes (QI 2018) opened at the Queens Museum in October, and on Saturday, November 10, for the first time ever, the Queens International will extend offsite, with art installations in three Queens Library branches: Lefrak City, Flushing, and Central Library in Jamaica.

Since it ...

It's National Novel Writing Month!

Every November, thousands of writers of all experience levels dedicate themselves to writing a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

If you've decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo, as its fans like to affectionately call it—and you need some help, don't worry; ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at our community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now happens ...

  • HOLIDAY CLOSING

    All Queens Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving.

    Library materials can be returned 24/7 at more than 40 Queens Library locations and renewed by phone at 718-990-8508 or online.

    Digital materials are available for download, even when we're closed—including thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, songs, movies, and videos.