Library ‘Friends’ Are Very Grateful
On behalf of all the Friends of Queens Library, we would like to thank Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Council for adopting a budget this year that saves our library and our wonderful library staff!
Thanks to the City Council's leadership in this year's budget negotiations, all libraries in Queens will continue to be open a minimum of five days a week without any further reduction in service hours.
We would like to thank Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Christine C. Quinn and all the members of the New York City Council for the restoration of funding made to munity center which that provides critical services for many that who might not be able to find them elsewhere, from free computer and wifi access and job placement assistance to afterschool programs and tutoring. In a variety of ways, the public library creates social capital and expands opportunities for many.
We feel strongly that investing in our libraries is investing in the future of Queens and New York City as a whole. Thank you for speaking up for our library.
The presidents of the Friends of
Maria Concolino, Woodhaven
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