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Queens Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library. With 62 locations, Queens Library serves a population of 2.3 million in one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the U.S. and has among the highest circulations of any public library system in the world. For more information about programs, services, locations, events and news, visit the Queens Library website at www.queenslibrary.org or phone 718-990-0700. Queens Library. Enrich Your Life.®
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So much fun celebrating #BatmanDay in #Pomonok yesterday! (at Queens Library at Pomonok)

We’re excited to introduce the new Queens Library App! It’s available for free on both iPhone & Android!

Storytime at the Friends of the Hunters Point Library pop-up! Every Saturday at 11 & 2. (at Gantry Plaza State Park - Long Island City - NYC)

Nothing says summer like going out to get ice cream! Kish’s Ice Cream Parlor stood on the northwest corner of 122nd Street and 14th Road in College Point.

Yesterday, NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Lincoln Center Local Live’s Hillary McAndrew Plate and Queens Library COO Bridget Quinn Carey launched Lincoln Center Live at Queens Library at Broadway. Lincoln Center Live is a series of world-class music, dance and theatrical performances FREE at neighborhood libraries.Villalobos Brothers (playing August 23) offered a brief showcase of the performances to come…

Independence Day attracts a large crowd near Murray’s Pavilion on Rockaway Beach. Murray’s was a popular dance hall and restaurant until its destruction by fire in 1923. A sign on the pavilion advertises Hoster’s Beer on draught, and a stand serves lemonade out on the beach.

This past weekend, Queens Library won ALA’s Library of the future award! Here is Richard T Kaser, from Information Today, congratulating Nick Buron, VP Queens Library.

It’s the last day of school! This photo is of children and adults during the graduation class picnic of P.S. 45 in South Ozone Park, 1909 or 1910.