Posted in News | October 26, 2021
Update: October 26, 2021, 8:00PM Mobile Vaccination Opportunities Outside Select QPL Branches The Library is partnering with the City to offer mobile COVID-19 vaccination services outside our branches. If you haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccine yet, this is a wonderful…
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Posted in News | October 5, 2021
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…
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Posted in News | May 25, 2021
The first anniversary of George Floyd’s killing is a moment to reflect on the meaning of what happened that day and on the role each of us has to play in combating racism and making the world a better place. Queens Public Library remains committed to promoting understanding,…
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Posted in News | April 21, 2021
The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is an important step on the long road towards racial justice. Still, the moment makes clear how much work remains to bring systemic change and ensure that people of color can feel safe and…
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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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