Queens Library

Community members share vision for Laurelton, Rosedale library upgrades
Community members share vision for Laurelton, Rosedale library upgrades
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/17/2013 at 4:12PM

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 [...]

Queens Library to hold Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
News Queens Courier Staff 11/26/2013 at 12:08PM

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 [...]

$675K renovation completed at Woodhaven Library
$675K renovation completed at Woodhaven Library
News Liam La Guerre 9/24/2013 at 1:04PM

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 [...]