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Rochdale Village Library

Hours of Operation:

  • Mon: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Tue: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 10:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sun: closed


  • Bus:Q3, Q85, Q11, Q113
  • Car:Belt Parkway East to Exit 21B, Farmer's Blvd. Left onto Farmer's Blvd. Left onto 137th Ave.

The Queens Library 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

Free computer access is available at all the libraries. The Rochdale Village Community Library has 4 public computers (2 for adults and 2 for children). 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 Guidelines for Public Use of Queens Library InfolinQ™ .

Friends Group

  • What does a Friends Group do?
  • Friends of Library-Rochdale Village Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at (718) 723-4440 or Office of Government and Gommunity Affairs(GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.

Parking Information

Street parking is available.

Special Services

Closed Circuit Television