Queensborough Public Library- Homework Help



                                    Central Library 

89-11 Merrick Blvd 

Jamaica, NY 11432


For this site please visit the website below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.


Agency Contact: 

Note: To sign up for service at this site (Central), please use this link https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/stjohnsuniversity along with the invitation code “SJU” (case-sensitive).  Please sign up for your service date one week in advance. 


Contact first:  Brie Taylor (Central Library)

Tel: 718-990-5114   

Email: brie.taylor@queenslibrary.org


Scott J. McLeod (Central Library)

Director, Office of Volunteer Services

Email: smcleod@queenslibrary.org

Tel: (718) 480-4313        Fax: (718) 480-4302


Chante Gaines (South Jamaica Library)

Assistant Manager

Address: 108-41 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11433


Direct link for South Jamaica: https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/opportunity/a0C1J00000Hc6hn or register as previously through the SJU portal on website: https://volunteer.queenslibrary.org/stjohnsuniversity. If using the portal, enter the invitation code: SJU (case sensitive).


Nature and Purpose of Agency

Mission Statement

The mission of the Queens Library is to provide quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities through books and a variety of other formats to meet the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs and interests of its diverse and changing population.

The Library is a forum for all points of view and adheres to the principles of intellectual freedom as expressed in the Library Bill of Rights formulated by the American Library Association.


Tasks Available for Students

The Homework Assistance Program 

St. John's students will provide homework assistance to students of various ages (K-12). Your task will include reviewing the homework assignment and materials the student has and providing assistance with understanding the assignment and completing it.   One student will be placed at each table (no groups) to work with 5-7 kids.  


Time Requirements (Follows the public school calendar)

Monday - Friday   3pm-6pm

Student Awareness/Special Instructions

  • Dress code: casual, neat attire.  No shorts, tank-tops.
  • No food (including candy, drinks) is allowed during service hours
  • Students must complete an individual attendance sheet for each day served; and must provide their full name (printed)


Agency Directions (to Central Library)

Driving Directions

From the West: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway East. Exit GCP at Parsons Blvd. Take service road to the light (Parsons.) Turn right; continue south to Hillside Ave. Make a left onto Hillside and continue to Merrick Blvd, turn right. Drive two blocks down, the Library entrance is between 89th and 90th Aves.


Public Transportation

Numerous buses go to the 165th Street Bus Terminal. F Train to the 169th street station

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126 People | 200 Impacts | 912 Hours | 20,574 Total Economic Impact

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