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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.

Forest Hills »

Library-Goers Get to Vote for Lincoln Center Performances in Queens

Patrons can vote online for Lincoln Center shows they want to see.

Rego Park »

CB6 Pushes for Expansion of Rego Park Library Amid Boom in Demand

The Rego Park branch is one of the most heavily used in the Queens library system.  

Briarwood »

Queens Library Offering Yoga For Seniors

Chair yoga is designed for those less active.

Kew Gardens Hills »

Kew Gardens Hills Library is Getting Green Expansion

The branch is getting more space and an energy-saving roof.

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