Queens Library

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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Have you visited the Friends of Hunters Point Library’s “pop-up” in Gantry State Park yet? Open from 11am until 2pm on Saturdays, kids enjoy reading and free activities. Help us keep this program running all summer long, donate today! A gift as small as $10 can help fund new books and programs.

From Cuba to Queens to executive director of the DC Public Library. Read Richard Reyes-Gavilan’s story about how important Queens Library was to him as a child.

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"People have various opinions about the government. But even if they didn’t like the government, they did like their public library."A Visual Tour Of America’s Most Fascinating Public Libraries

Look out for our bookmobile!

Queens Library at Arverne reopens tomorrow!

Every day Queens Library helps millions of people, like Doris who is looking for a new career. 

It’s National Pie Day! We’ve got over 90 cookbooks available for loan filled with pie recipes to help you celebrate!

Less than scientific? Maaaaaaybe. But we’ll take it!

FORGET HALLOWEEN! This #ThrowbackThursday takes us 68 years back, to Thanksgiving Day 1945 — better known as RAGAMUFFIN DAY to the kids of that era who dressed up and collected treats from neighbors’ houses. 
Here, Hollis resident Jean Bartlett (far right) poses on her lawn with with her younger sister, Diana (third from left), and two neighborhood friends. Anyone remember this old tradition? Hear her talk about it here: http://ow.ly/r1QeL

FORGET HALLOWEEN! This #ThrowbackThursday takes us 68 years back, to Thanksgiving Day 1945 — better known as RAGAMUFFIN DAY to the kids of that era who dressed up and collected treats from neighbors’ houses.

Here, Hollis resident Jean Bartlett (far right) poses on her lawn with with her younger sister, Diana (third from left), and two neighborhood friends. Anyone remember this old tradition? Hear her talk about it here: http://ow.ly/r1QeL

Wow. Queens Library has been on Tumblr for two years! Let’s see if we can’t make the next two even better. What have been some of your favorite posts?

Queens Library was proud to participate in the 2013 Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan. We are grateful to our veterans for their service.