Queens Public Library's bookmobile program takes library service to the streets, bringing books and activities to all neighborhoods across the borough. From community events to senior care homes, we bring the library to you.

Mobile Library

Apply online to schedule a bookmobile visit in your neighborhood or at your community event.

Please expect a response within 5 business days. Note: We cannot guarantee all requests.

Bookmobiles are the size of a city bus and require appropriate parking accommodations.


When disaster strikes, our Mobile Libraries really rev up and become a lifeline for our communities.

During COVID-19, the Mobile Libraries have taken precaution to limit the spread of the virus, while still serving hundreds of patrons and delivering books and vital information to neighborhoods across the borough.

During a hurricane or other natural disaster, the Mobile Library provides access to essential services and information such as:

  • Free WiFi and charging stations
  • First-aid supplies
  • Health informational brochures
  • Emergency FEMA applications
  • Friendly familiar faces and general moral support