The Queens Library has hired an outside consultant to probe its embattled CEO’s whopping $392,000 salary and perks, the nonprofit’s top executives said Monday.
During the past 10 years, Queens Library has been a force for immeasurable good. More than 128 million people have visited their community libraries during that time.
Shoppers will soon be able to take a break in between stores and visit the library.
The Rego Park Green Alliance will host a 3D printing contest for local students.
The Queens Library Glen Oaks branch has won awards since opening and is up for Building of the Year by an architecture site.
More room is coming to the Laurelton and Rosedale library branches and officials’ visions for the project is growing. Councilmember Donovan Richards allocated $3 million for the two Queens Library reading spots to begin expansion and upgrade projects. The Laurelton branch, currently 8,000 square feet, will double to 16,000 with the addition of a second [...]
Calling all Wikipedia enthusiasts, long-time Queens residents and history lovers. The Queens Library is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon at Jamaica’s Queens Library-Central, at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Through the event, the Queens Library hopes to better represent more of the prominent people and places in [...]
The Woodhaven Library is opening a new chapter in its nearly 100-year history. A $675,000 phase one renovation of the library was completed recently, updating many amenities. On the first floor there is new lighting, carpeting, countertops, a new circulation desk, fresh painting, new computers and handicap accessible bathrooms. The library, which was opened in [...]
Two libraries in the borough came up on top in New York City’s first ever Neighborhood Library Awards. The Charles H. Revson Foundation announced on Tuesday, September 17 the five winners of the first NYC Neighborhood Library Awards. After a six-week nomination period this summer, the five libraries were chosen from 10 finalists that were [...]
A reading came alive for some local children when an alligator visited the Whitestone branch of the Queens library. Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena promised that if at least 300 children registered for summer reading, and they collectively read at least 4,000 books, she would read a story to a “big, scaly, live alligator.” According to [...]