Posted in General | June 1, 2020
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…
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Posted in Books | May 27, 2020
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,…
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Posted in Books | May 15, 2020
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…
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Posted in General | April 23, 2020
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…
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Posted in Press Release | April 17, 2020
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…
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