Copyright and Disclaimer

Your use of the Queens Borough Public Library ("QBPL") website is subject to the following terms and conditions.

Terms Of Use

Please read these terms of use ("Terms") carefully before accessing or participating in any online forum available at or other QBPL websites. By using and participating in these websites, you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please do not use QBPL websites.

Permission To Use Materials

In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, QBPL grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the websites. User may download material from the websites only for user’s personal, non-commercial use. User may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit, or otherwise transfer any material. The burden of determining that use of any information, software, or any other content on the website is permissible rests with user.


Limitation Of Use

You may use this website for legal purposes only. QBPL has the right to remove material from its websites, block access, or take other action with respect to the material in its sole discretion. You may not use QBPL computing resources or websites to disseminate unsolicited advertising or promotional material of any kind.

Disclaimer Of Warranty/Limitation Of Liability

These websites and any information, products, or services therein are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for use of a particular purpose, or non-infringement. QBPL does not warrant, and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any site, or information obtained from a site. The Queens Borough Public Library, its trustees, officers, employees, and other representatives shall have no liability for any damages, including and without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, compensatory, special, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or relating to the use of this website or the information and materials provided herein.

Proprietary Rights

The logo, name, and all graphics on the websites of the Queens Borough Public Library are trademarks of QBPL. Use, reproduction, copying or redistribution of trademarks without the written permission of QBPL is prohibited. All other trademarks or servicemarks appearing on the websites are the marks of their respective owners.


Links To Other Websites

QBPL’s website may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. QBPL is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review, or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.

The Queens Borough Public Library disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on the Internet from this online service. The Library does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this site are free from viruses or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties.

Virus Issues

QBPL makes every effort to virus check the files available for downloading on this site. QBPL cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage that may happen from the use of downloaded material. We recommend that users re-check all downloaded material with their own virus check software.

Choice Of Law/Forum Selection

You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms or any content posted to a QBPL website, including copies and republication thereof, whether based in contract, tort, statutory, or other law, will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You further consent to the personal jurisdiction of an exclusive venue in the federal and state courts located in and serving Queens County, New York as the legal forum for any such dispute.

Entire Agreement

These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and QBPL with respect to the subject matter herein. This agreement supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements.


If you have any questions about this User Agreement, Contact Us If you do not agree with the terms of this User Agreement, you may not use QBPL’s website. QBPL reserves the right to change this User Agreement at any time without notice.