Queens Public Library (QPL)


Queens Borough Public Library is governed by a Board of nineteen Trustees, half appointed by each the Mayor and Borough President; the Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Council Speaker and Borough President, ex-officios. Term: three years and until a successor is appointed and has qualified. No salary.
Regular meetings held on the fourth Thursday of each month (subject to change; please check www.queenslibrary.org for details).



Central Library Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday - 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
For a list of branch locations visit: https://www.queenslibrary.org/about-us/locations


  89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica NY, 11432    Map this

Contact Numbers

(718) 990-0700
TTY:  (718) 990-0809

Board of Trustees

Chair - Haeda Mihaltses, Esq.
Vice Chair - Robert Santos, Esq.
Secretary - Earl G. Simons, Ed. D
Treasurer - Vacant
Assistant Treasurer - Eli Shapiro, Ed.D, LCSW


Dennis M. Walcott , President & Chief Executive Officer.
Appointed (2016).
(718) 990-0796