Glen Oaks library

Glen Oaks Library celebrates $17M overhaul
Glen Oaks Library celebrates $17M overhaul
News Queens Courier Staff 9/06/2013 at 2:29PM

Glen Oaks bookworms now have three floors to “search” to their hearts’ content. On sunny days, the six-letter word is illuminated across the brand new Queens Library at Glen Oaks, which celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, September 3. “The new Glen Oaks library offers state-of-the-art architecture, the latest technology and a host of [...]

New modern library opens in Glen Oaks this May
New modern library opens in Glen Oaks this May
Northeast Melissa Chan 4/29/2013 at 1:26PM

Glen Oaks is getting a sleek new library that opens in the third week of May, officials said. The $17 million facility at 256-04 Union Turnpike is 18,000 square feet­­—nearly double the size of the neighborhood’s temporary library at 255-01 Union Turnpike. The new, three-story building will have more customer service features including computer workstations, [...]

$17M facelift for Glen Oaks library
$17M facelift for Glen Oaks library
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/17/2013 at 10:12AM

A $17 million facelift will soon bring chic changes to a Glen Oaks library, officials said. A sweeping interior staircase, a sky-lit reading lounge and a partially transparent exterior are some of the modern designs being built at the 255-01 Union Turnpike site of the Glen Oaks branch of the Queens Library. “We’re very excited [...]