Harry Potter Week at the Library!

It's the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone!

We’re celebrating the U.S. publication of the first Harry Potter book with movie marathons, wand-making workshops, and all the Hogwarts wizardry that you can imagine, including a Super Fan Quote Challenge where you can ...

Discover Your City With Culture Pass!

It's summer in the city and NYC’s libraries are making it easier for you to explore local museums, public gardens, and other cultural attractions for FREE with your friends and family!

Queens Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and the New York Public Library are excited to announce Culture Pass, a ...

In Search of Earth’s Secrets: A Pop-Up Science Encounter

Are you curious about how our planet has evolved in the past—and how it is changing now?

Join us this summer and fall for a unique pop-up science exhibit where you will learn how scientists on board a research drilling ship are studying the seafloor’s core!

The JOIDES Resolution is a ship that drills into ...

Summer Reading: Libraries Rock!

Summer reading is here, and our theme this year is Libraries Rock!

We can’t wait for you to rock and roll with us at our music-themed events all summer long, from making your own instruments to sing-alongs!

Get your reading groove on this summer and track your reading progress through fun activities at your ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Summer Meals For Kids & Teens

For children and teens up to 18 years old, free, nutritious Summer Meals will be available from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday, from 1pm to 2pm, at 35 Queens Library locations. Enrollment is not required.

Queens ...

  • Library Closings

    Steinway Community Library, located at 21-45 31 Street in Astoria, will be closed from Monday, August 13 through Tuesday, August 21. The library is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, August 22. Learn More.

    St. Albans Community Library, located at 191-05 Linden Boulevard, will be closed starting Tuesday, September 4 so that its roof can be renovated. The library is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, September 13. Learn More.

    We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we continue to work to make improvements to our libraries.