Thomas Galante

Library expansion breaks ground in memory of Queens activist
Library expansion breaks ground in memory of Queens activist
News Melissa Chan 4/25/2013 at 9:29AM

Their eyes looking to the skies in memory of a lost beloved leader, elected officials drove their golden shovels into the dirt to break ground on a long-anticipated library expansion project. “It feels so good to be standing here today, knowing that construction is beginning,” said Queens Library President Thomas Galante at the Friday, April [...]

OpEd: Queens Library is tops for families
OpEd: Queens Library is tops for families
News Queens Courier Staff 10/24/2012 at 3:46PM

By Thomas W. Galante, President and CEO, Queens Library Families rely on Queens Library to provide a safe, intellectually stimulating place for their children to learn, create and interact with one another for many great reasons. The offerings are better than ever. Queens Library hosts positive, free programs to engage children and youth every day [...]

Elmhurst Library set to double in size
Elmhurst Library set to double in size
News Michael Pantelidis 11/01/2011 at 12:21PM

After many chapters in its current construction, Elmhurst Library’s story will finally have a new setting. The library, located at 86-01 Grand Avenue, will be closed effective November 7 and is moving to a temporary facility, located at 85-08 51st Avenue, while a new edifice is built on the existing site. The original library has [...]