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Rochdale Village Library

Address: 169-09 137 Avenue,
                 Jamaica, NY 11434
Phone: (718) 723-4440
Hours: Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
                Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
              Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
              Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
              Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
              Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
              Sunday: Closed
              Return Library Material 24/7

This branch of the Queens Public Library ( is a short walk from the Rochdale Village Community Center and can be accessed from the Q3, Q85, Q111, Q113 buses.  It is wheelchair accessible and provides free access to print, audio-visual, and electronic resources based on community needs.  E-Books, Research Databases, and Selected Internet Resources by Subjects are available on the Library website in English, Spanish, FrenchRussianChinese, and Korean. Each branch of the Queens Library provides for general and local needs by collecting both general interest materials and more specialized materials in English and other languages.

International Language Collections at the Rochdale Village Community Library include:

  • French
  • Haitian Creole

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections: Black Experience, Cook Books, Audio Books, College Admission Books, Civil Service Test Books, Large Print Books, Automobile Repair Manuals.

Computer Access
The Rochdale Village Community Library has four (4) public computers in the Adult room and four (4) public computers in the Children’s room. The computers provide free Internet access, Microsoft Office software, and limited free printing.

To use the library's workstations, please follow procedures for logging on to Queens Library Computer Workstations.  For more information, see Queens Library's Internet Policy and Customer Guidelines

Friends Group

What does a Friends Group do?

Friends Chapters enrich community life around their community library, by increasing community awareness and library use.

Parking Information

Street parking is available.

Special Services

Closed Circuit Television