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Hot Picks at Queens Library: Request Them and Get Them


Now you can Place a Request for many high-demand titles, including bestsellers. If you don't see the book on the shelf, go to our online catalog and Place a Request or speak to a staff member. (Not all books are requestable.)

WorldLinQ™ Online Multilingual Resources

 WorldLinq Visit WorldLinQTM for resource information in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, French, Korean, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian. NEW in '08: info in Greek, Hebrew, Italian, enhanced local resources.

Six-Day Service Is Back

Saturday Hours

Your Queens Library is now open Saturdays at ALL locations, with these libraries open seven days a week: Central, Elmhurst, Flushing, Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens Hills, Richmond Hill.

Library Stories

Adult Learning Center

"I am thankful for the teachers, and the tutors, and the worker, who so patiently teach us and teach us how to use the computer...."

More stories
About the Adult Learner Program 


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Black History MonthQueens Library celebrates Black History Month in February. Join us and attend free events for all ages at libraries throughout the borough. More events.


MLS ScholarshipQueens Library is partnering with St. John's University to offer FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for MLS degrees. Next program starts Summer 2008. Application deadline is March 15. More info.

Digital MediaDigital Media: borrow/ download up to 50 each of books, movies, and music CDs. You can't lose them, you'll never have late fees, and you can't break them. Take a tour to get started.


Ask a Librarian

Have a question? For the answer, Ask-a-Librarian who will provide brief answers to your factual questions or suggest resources. Call or email us with your questions today.

Queens Library HealthLink

Queens Library HealthLink offers free programs on smoking cessation, nutrition, and oral health. Also available by appointment: breast cancer screenings for women at little or no cost.





Saturday Picture Book Time    [Add to My Events] Ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, along with music, games and other activities.
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02/23/08 2:00PM   Ozone Park
MoMA Presents: Jacob Lawrence and the Migration Series (1941)   [Add to My Events] Discuss works from the Jacob Lawrence and the Migration Series depicting the struggles and achievements of African Americans in their massive northern migration from the South during the first half of the 20th century.
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02/23/08 3:00PM   Far Rockaway
Math Help    [Add to My Events] Free weekly math tutoring in the Children's Room for grades 4-8.
02/23/08 10:00AM   Flushing

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