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Seven-day service returns to Flushing library


Jul. 15, 2024 By Shane O’Brien Hundreds of people gathered at the Flushing branch of the Queens Public Library on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the return of Sunday opening hours. Sunday service has returned to the Flushing branch, at 41-17 Main St., and Central Library in Jamaica, at 89-11 Merrick Blvd., after the New York…
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City leaders reverse library cuts, Queens Public Library service fully restored


Jul. 2, 2024 By Athena Dawson The three library systems across New York City—including the Queens Public Library—will be fully funded following a deal that Mayor Eric Adams and the City Council reached while negotiating the 2025 budget. Under the deal, library branches in Queens and across the city will not have to cut service…
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Local electeds rally at Flushing Library, urge Mayor Adams’ administration to reverse library budget cuts as city’s deadline approaches

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Jun. 24, 2024 By Athena Dawson Local elected officials and advocates held a rally at Flushing Library to call on Mayor Adams’ administration to fully restore $58.3 million in funding for the city’s library systems on Sunday, June 23. Supporters are pushing for a resolution before the deadline for the city’s budget at the end…
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Summer fun on a budget: Free activities to explore in Queens


May. 29, 2024 By QNS News Team As summer heats up, Queens offers a plethora of free events and activities, ensuring residents and visitors alike can enjoy the season without stretching their wallets. From outdoor concerts to art exhibitions, here’s a guide to enjoying Queens this summer at no cost. Outdoor Concerts and Performances This…
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Sunday service at two Queens libraries ending this weekend


Nov. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan This weekend will mark the final day of Sunday service at two Queens Public Library locations for the foreseeable future.  Central Library on Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica and Flushing Library on Main Street will no longer be open on Sundays as a result of citywide budget cuts for Fiscal…
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