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Jamaica »

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.

Jamaica »

Van Bramer Calls for Oversight Hearing on Queens Library

The call comes after media reports about the library president's salary and a $140,000 office renovation.

Corona »

LeFrak City Library Getting 24-Hour Book-Return Kiosks

Exterior kiosks will be installed during the week-long closure.

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.  

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.

Forest Hills »

Forest Park Library Using iPads to Help Autistic Children

A program at the Forest Park library uses tablets to teach children the basics of storytelling.

Long Island City »

Free Lincoln Center Performances Coming to Queens Libraries This Summer

A new Lincoln Center program brings world-class programming to Queens Library.

Flushing »

Convicted Sex Offender Accused of Groping Two Girls in Queens Library

Joel Grubert, of East Williamsburg, was arrested after allegedly groping two girls last week.

Long Island City »

New Library Card For Kids Will Be Good for City's Three Systems

Three New York library systems want to make it easier for students to use their book collections.