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Queens Borough Public Library, serving an area of 2,200,000 residents, has a collection of 9,600,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 660,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 180,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 1,200 employees, of whom 330 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 62 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $10,500,000. Patrons make 16,800,000 visits annually, and check out materials 20,000,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica New York 11432 Telephone 718-990-9618

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Fairfield) Anthony Pio Costa Memorial Library
(Baldwin) Baldwin Public Library
(Bergenfield) Bergenfield Free Public Library
(Brentwood) Brentwood Public Library
(Bridgeport) Bridgeport Public Library
(Roslyn) Bryant Library

11/28 Coming to The Jamaica area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!