The Library's goal is to optimally and economically procure goods, services, and other requirements at advantageous terms that meet our schedules and applicable procurement guidelines. As determined by the Library, the Library may utilize solicitation tools of Invitation for Bid, Request for Proposal, and Request for Information.

Purchase Orders:

The Queens Public Library's General Terms and Conditions for Purchase Orders can be accessed here - QPL General Terms and Conditions for Purchase Orders


Solicitations:

To view and download a solicitation, click on the specific solicitation of interest and download all related documents.


Invitation for Bid: Custodial Supplies Bid
Issuance Date - April 14, 2021

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid: Custodial Supplies for Queens Public Library
  3. Bid Sheet- Custodial Supplies
  4. Dispenser Requirements
  5. Attachment 1- Library Standard Terms/ Insurance

Invitation for Bid: Custodial Supplies and Lightbulbs
Cancellation Date - March 30, 2021

  1. 0321-1 Cancellation Letter

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Mobile Library
Issuance Date - February 5, 2021

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Addendum 1
  3. Request for Proposals for Mobile Library - revised 2.8.21
  4. Attachment 1- Forms
  5. Attachment 2- QPL General Terms and Conditions
  6. Attachment 3- Local Law 34
  7. Scope A. Mobile Library Vehicle Truck - Cost Document
  8. Scope B. Mobile Library Cutaway Van - Cost Document
  9. Scope C. Sprinter Van - Cost Document
  10. Answers to Questions 02.19.21

Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Furniture and Shelving Dealer Services
Issuance Date - January 21, 2020

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Attachment 1- Forms - Revised 2.6.2020
  3. Attachment 2- QPL General Terms and Conditions
  4. Attachment 3- Local Law 34
  5. Prevailing Wage Documents
  6. Answers to Questions 1.31.2020
  7. Addendum 1
  8. Addendum 2
  9. Cost Proposal 2-12-2020
  10. Addendum 3
  11. Addendum 4
  12. Request for Proposals for Furniture and Shelving Dealer Services - Revised 2.6.2020

Invitation for Bid: Uniforms for Facilities Environmental Services Bid
Issuance Date - January 23, 2020

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid: Uniforms for Queens Public Library
  3. Bid Sheet- Uniforms
  4. Specifications- Uniforms 1.28.2020
  5. Attachment 1- Library Standard Terms/ Insurance
  6. Addendum 1
  7. Answers to Questions 1.29.2020

Invitation for Bid: Far Rockaway Shelving Furniture Bid
Issuance Date - November 26, 2019

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Invitation for Bid: Far Rockaway Shelving Furniture Bid
  3. Attachment 1- Library Standard Terms/ Insurance
  4. Bid Sheet A - Drawings and Specifications for Furniture
  5. Bid Sheet B - Drawings and Specifications for Shelving
  6. NYC Prevailing Wage Documents
  7. Answers to Questions 12.19.19
  8. Addendum 1
  9. Addendum 2
  10. Addendum 3
  11. Addendum 4
  12. Addendum 5

Request for Information for Mobile Library Vehicles
Issuance Date - October 1, 2019

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Request for Information for Mobile Library Vehicles
  3. Addendum 1

Request for Proposals for Next Generation Integrated Library System
Issuance Date - August 23, 2019

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Request for Proposals for Next Generation Integrated Library System – Updated 9.11.19
  3. Request for Proposals for Next Generation Integrated Library System – Redlined Version 9.19.19
  4. Attachment 1 - Forms
  5. Attachment 2 - Queens Borough Public Library - General Terms and Conditions and Insurance
  6. Attachment 3 - Local Law 34
  7. Answers to Questions 9.27.19
  8. Addendum 1
  9. Addendum 2
  10. Addendum 3
  11. Addendum 4
  12. Addendum 5
  13. Requirements, Appendix A and Cost documents - Revised 9.27.19