A $1 million allocation by Councilman Paul Vallone will go towards interior renovations and technology upgrades to the Queens Library Bay Terrace branch.
Calling their ouster a “brazen and unconstitutional power grab,” six former trustees of the Queens Library filed a federal lawsuit to be restored to the board.
The Bellerose branch of the Queens Library will reopen Wednesday following a $1.66 million facelift and technological additions.
Eight trustees of the Queens Library were banished from the board in a sudden email blitz Wednesday. Six members were dismissed by Borough President Melinda Katz and Mayor Bill de Blasio cut loose two board members.
The Queens library location, at 103-84 Lefferts Blvd. in Richmond Hill, is temporarily closing, starting the end of business on July 26, to install a new roof.
The Rochdale Village branch of the Queens Library will be closed for about two months while the roof is being replaced, officials announced.
Queens Library announced its plans to restore Glendale’s library to its former glory and make it more handicap accessible.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vision for universal pre-kindergarten is becoming a reality at two Queens Library locations.
Someone’s garbage can be turned into someone else’s future, according to 14-year-old student Kashfia Zaman.
A bill to bring reform to the Queens Library has gotten the thumbs up from the state Senate and will now make its way to the governor’s office where it is expected to be signed into law, officials said.