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Jamaica »

Share Your Immigrant Story and Help Shape Queens' History

The Queens Library will host events for those who want to bring their photos and tell their story.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Beach Library Set to Reopen for First Time Since Sandy

The building, which underwent a $3.6 million overhaul after the storm destroyed it, reopens Aug. 18.

Kew Gardens »

Queens Libraries Receive $14M For Improvements

A dozen library branches will get money for upgrades. 

Far Rockaway »

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.