Posted in News | April 17, 2021
Update: April 17, 2021, 10:00AM Whitestone Library Has Reopened We’re pleased to report that following its closure, Whitestone Library, located at 151-10 14 Road, has reopened for to-go service. Please check here for hours of service. For a list of all locations with to-go…
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Posted in General | March 19, 2021
On this day in 1896, Dr. Walter G. Frey and George E. Clay obtained a charter from the New York State Board of Regents for the Long Island City Public Library. One hundred twenty five years later, Queens Public Library is one of the largest and busiest public library systems in…
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Posted in News | March 17, 2021
Last night’s shootings in the Atlanta area, which killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, are another devastating reminder of the year-long rise in anti-Asian acts of racism, hate, harassment, and violence and of the long history of such incidents in our…
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Posted in News | March 14, 2021
Dear Friends, Over the past 12 months, our city has lost more than 30,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, many of whom were residents of the borough of Queens. They were our family members, our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues, and our essential workers. More than 770…
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Posted in Books | March 10, 2021
The library’s collections keep expanding! This month, we have adult novels by award-winning authors, biographies of pioneering women in science and sports, fun and adventurous children’s books, an illustrated debut teen novel, and more.  March 2, 2021Justine (YA) by Forsyth…
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