Queens Gets a New 18,000 Sq Foot Library and It’s Awesome

Three levels, a sky-lit reading lounge, an outdoor reading space, and a dedicated teen lounge are some of the things you can enjoy at Queens’ newest library. 

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The Queens Library is now the proud parent of a brand new library located in Glen Oaks Queens. The brand new 18,000 square foot space has three levels,  sky-lit reading lounge, outdoor reading space, a dedicated teen lounge kids floor. Library goers will love this large, bright, new library loaded with books, videos, computer workstations on every level, and 24/7 exterior self-service check in. The Queens Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library in New York City and serves a population of 2.3 million in one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the U.S. (Queens!) It has among the highest circulations of any public library system in the world.

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As a Celebration of the Library’s Opening, the Queens Library is hosting a free kids carnival on September 4th 2013 from 1-5pm. Kids can enjoy free story time, Henna painting, and hands on science activities.

  • Find the Glen Oaks Library

256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks NY