to Main Street (Last stop)
: Port Washington Line to Flushing-Main Street
FROM LONG ISLAND: Grand Central Parkway west to exit 9A. exit to northern blvd. & make right on main st. library is on left, bordered by Kissena Blvd. - or -
LIE west to exit 23 (Main St.). Travel North; Library on right.
FROM WHITESTONE BRIDGE: Upon exiting bridge, take Whitestone Expwy (I-678) south. Exit at northern blvd east (left turn off expwy). Take northern blvd. to Main St. make rght on Main St. and continue for 6 blocks.
FROM MANHATTAN: Midtown tunnel to LIE east to Van Wyck Expwy north. Exit at northern blvd. east (Turn Right). Take northern, make right on main st. - or -
take 59th street bridge. Exit onto northern blvd & travel on northern for approx. 5.5 miles past shea stadium to main st. make right on main st.
Street Parking: Meter parking on the street is available but hard to find. Many meters are for one hour but there are some 2-hour meters.
Municipal Lots: Generally, it’s 25 cents for 15 minutes; you’ll need a lot of quarters.
Lot #1: Between 138th street & union and 37th & 39th avenues. (This is the largest lLot; It’s a 5 block walk to library).
Lot #2: Prince street between 38th & 39th avenues (Small lot and also about 5 block walk to library).
Lot#3: 41st Avenue, between main street & college point boulevard (Closest to library but small lot).
Edison Parking Garage: 40-21 main street (one block from library)
Time Warner Parking Garage: Kissena Boulevard & Barclay Avenue (One Block From Library).
International Language Collections at the Flushing Community Library include:
- Indic Languages
Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Flushing Community Library include:
- The Job Information Center collection
- Large test preparation book collection
- Travel book collection
- Large children’s media collection of educational and recreational multimedia materials
- Large Young Adult fiction book collection
- New Americans collection
- Extensive general paperback fiction collection by popular authors
- Special collections for arts and entertainment
- Classics collection
- Graphic Novels
- New York Times on microfilm
- Collection on Flushing history and communities for reference use