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Queens Library Fires Its Boss After Reviewing His Spending

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

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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.

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Brooklyn Libraries Loan Out Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Cardholders can get Internet access at home for up to one year with the library's mobile hot spots.

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Former Queens Library Trustees Withdraw Lawsuit Demanding to Get Reinstated

Six former trustees filed the lawsuit after Melinda Katz removed them from the board.

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Photographer Shows Off Queens Library, Borough Lit in Instagram Project

Steve Vazquez, aka "Mr. Queenscapes," will take over the Queens Library's Instagram page for a week. 

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Queens Library Boss Expensed Mets Memorabilia, Maroon 5 Tickets: Audit

Thomas Galante used library funds for Maroon 5 concert tickets and Mets great Mookie Wilson's autograph.

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Village Restaurant Raises Money to Combat Child Hunger

Left Bank will donate half of its food sales to the No Kid Hungry Campaign on Sept. 8. 

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Queens Library Trustees Sue Melinda Katz to Get Their Jobs Back

The six plaintiffs said their removal was “unconstitutional.”

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

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

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8 Queens Library Trustees Removed Amid Investigations

Queens Borough President said the trustees “fail to perform their duties."

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Cuomo Signs Bill Boosting Oversight of Queens Library

The bill requires financial disclosure from key executives at the Queens Library.

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

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

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Library Set to Temporarily Close for Repairs

Readers can visit other Queens Library branches during the two day closure.

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.

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Stringer Plans to Audit All of City's Public Libraries

The comptroller announced the audit Wednesday, amid a controversy over the Queens Library's spending.

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