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Welcome to the Queens Library’s Young Adult Literacy Program

The Queens Library’s Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is part of the Queens Borough Public Library’s Adult Learner Program. The Program provides resources to young adults in various capacities. We maintain an extensive collection of print and electronic media resources and a variety of web-based distant learning resources and Multimedia materials. The Young Adult Literacy Program also offers a slew of programs targeted to helping members of the community enhance their upward mobility aspirations as well as provide professional materials for teachers and tutors.

The Queens Library’s Young Adult Literacy Program serves as a resource and referral center, and provide young adult literacy participant with a wide array of instructional, vocational, recreational, family support, and social services. Instructional services include: ABE (Adult Basic Education) and Pre-HSE (High School Equivalency); as well as Job Readiness/Resume Preparation Workshops, Small Literacy / English Learning Groups, Computer-Assisted Instruction, Monthly Cultural Workshops & Center Outings, Independent Learning Materials, and an Extensive Book and Multimedia Collections.

The Queens Library's Young Adult Literacy Program Serves the following locations:

Central

89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432
718-480-4230

Astoria

14-01 Astoria Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11102
347-634-1306

Far Rockaway Swing Space

10-03 Beach 20th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
718-471-5605

 

Pre-register now for Spring 2017 classes! Check out our Registration Flyer and Schedule below.

Please click the links below for more information. Check out our latest YALP Newsletters!

 

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For more information on the Queens Library’s Young Adult Literacy Program, please contact:

Shayla Simpson
YALP Program Coordinator 
Tel. 718-480-4230
E-mail: SSimpson@queenslibrary.org

 

LEARNING RESOURCES

Rocket Languages
Transparent Language Online

Scholastic Encyclopedia

eBooks, eAudio, and eVideo