Dear Queens Public Library Family,
The horrific killing of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis last week and the disproportionate toll the coronavirus outbreak has wrought upon people of color have fueled a level of rage and unrest this country has not seen in… READ MORE
There is still time this May to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. We recognize contributions to our collective culture, history, and advancements in the United States.
Below are some highlights of electronic resources selected by librarian Thomas Maxheimer,… READ MORE
QPL’s eBook collection is at your fingertips and we’re pleased to have the following recent award winners available for you to check out from anywhere!
2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners:
Pulitzer Prize in Poetry: Jericho Brown’s The Tradition
Beauty abounds in Jericho Brown’s… READ MORE
For the third year, Queens Public Library has awarded the Go the Extra Mile (G.E.M.) Award to our volunteers who go above and beyond in their service and embody the Library’s mission “to transform lives by cultivating personal and intellectual growth and by building strong… READ MORE
The Queens Memory COVID-19 Project Seeks to Collect Personal Stories About Life at the Epicenter of the Pandemic
Queens Residents Can Contribute Stories of How They Live, Work, Learn, and Help One Another During This Unprecedented Time
Queens, NY (April 17, 2020)—Queens Memory… READ MORE