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Teens Act as Judge and Jury in Queens 'Youth Court'

Teens accused of misdemeanor crimes will have their justice administered by their peers in Far Rockaway.

Jamaica »

Queens Library Fires Its Boss After Reviewing His Spending

The board of trustees voted to oust the library's CEO, Thomas Galante.

Jamaica »

Library Cards Are Connecting Queens Residents to Wi-Fi

Cardholders can now check out Wi-Fi devices at several branches, including Jamaica and Forest Hills.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Library to Start Lending Free Google Tablets This Week

The Queens Library seeks to help students by lending them free tablets.

Jamaica »

Queens Program Gives Second Chance to Teens in Trouble With the Law

The program marks its 15th anniversary at the Queens Library this week.

Jamaica »

Video Game Design, Free Food Coming to Queens Libraries This Summer

The Queens Library will also offer reading series' for kids and teens.

Jamaica »

Kool Herc, Marley Marl to Participate In Monthlong Hip-Hop Festival

The early days of hip-hop in the borough are being celebrated at Queens Library branches.

Jamaica »

Queens Residents Take to Wikipedia to Update the Borough's History

The Queens Library wants the borough to get more attention online.

Jamaica »

New Jamaica Library for Teens Goes Hi-Tech with Gaming Center

New attractions are part of a $10 million renovation at the Queens Central Library.

Rockaway Park »

Hurricane-Damaged Library Reopens After a Year of Repairs

The library is the first storm-damaged branch in the Rockaways to reopen. 

Corona »

Corona Library Among Five Honored as City's Best

The Charles H. Revson Foundation awarded the prize Tuesday to five libraries across the city.

Prospect Heights »

When Books Go Missing and Borrowers Go Bad, NYC Libraries Go to Collections

Tens of thousands of NYC library patrons end up in collections agencies every year for overdue materials.

Jamaica »

Poets to Read in Swahili and Other Languages During Jamaica Festival

Central Library is Jamaica will host its first international poetry festival this Saturday.

Jamaica »

Queens Library to Get Its First Ever Cafe at Jamaica Branch

The branch on Merrick Boulevard is undergoing the last phase of its multimillion transformation.