Update: May 19, 2022, 8AM
Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Available At All QPL Locations
Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are now available for pick up at all QPL locations.
The kits will be available during regular hours of service, until an hour before closing. Click here… READ MORE
The tragedy of the war in Ukraine has stunned the world and triggered a humanitarian crisis that affects millions of civilians, including children. To help our customers understand the situation, Queens Public Library has compiled a list of resources, including trustworthy… READ MORE
UPDATE (12/28): All QPL locations will be closing at 5PM on Thursday, December 30.
Here is the Library's holiday schedule for the end of December 2021.
All Queens Public Library locations will be closed on Friday, December 24; on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25; and on… READ MORE
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 is Election Day, and several of our branches will serve as polling sites.
Queens residents will cast their votes at the Briarwood, Central, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Lefferts, North Forest Park, Peninsula, Ridgewood,… READ MORE
Dear Queens Public Library Community,
During a visit to one of our libraries several years ago, I watched an eight-year-old boy, accompanied by his older sister, set down a stack of books on the circulation desk and hand his library card to a librarian to check them out. He… READ MORE