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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.

Pomonok »

'Project Runway'-Inspired Fashion Contest Coming to Queens Library

A group of teens will participate in the contest on Dec. 26 at the Pomonok branch.

South Jamaica »

Hurricane Raccoon Leaves Queens Library

The raccoon that took shelter at a Queens library during Hurricane Sandy is leaving his temporary home.

South Jamaica »

Queens Library Raccoon Who Took Shelter During Sandy Won't Leave

The raccoon that took shelter at a Queens library during Hurricane Sandy still has not found his way out.

South Jamaica »

Raccoon Takes Shelter at Queens Library During Hurricane Sandy

A raccoon found its way into an atrium at the Baisley Park branch in South Jamaica during the storm.

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