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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On this date in history: When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Learn more about the Stonewall uprising.

On this date in history: When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. Learn more about the Stonewall uprising.

Pictured: A banner at the Urban Librarians Unite 24-Hour Read-In to Save NYC Libraries; credit: City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer

Happy Pride Month! Find events and browse our collection for items that celebrate the LGBTQ community!

Happy Pride Month! Find events and browse our collection for items that celebrate the LGBTQ community!

Been asked, “Who goes to the library anymore?” You’ll want to share this.

Pictured: Queens Library at Flushing before opening for the day, taken by @ sarajchoe on Instagram

A night owl who loves libraries and wants to see them funded? Then you may want to sign up to read during a late-night slot at Urban Librarians Unite’s 24-hour “We Will Not Be Shushed Read In” to help save NYC libraries.

Do yourself a favor: Grab a good book and head outside!

Pictured: The new Queens Library at Glen Oaks, photographed by @ravikathuria on Instagram

Library lovers and their pets will rally outside the Queens Library at Peninsula Wednesday to protest looming budget cuts.

New York Daily News

Yes, and their pets.

"Lauren Comito and Christian Zabriskie [of Queens Library] have started a movement called Urban Librarians Unite, a library advocacy
organization that will train and dispatch a Volunteer Library Brigade across the city…”