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Kew & Willow Books

8163 LEFFERTS BOULEVARD
KEW GARDENS, NY 11415
718-441-0009

Starting dec. 8th, our full time hours are:

SUN: 11AM-5PM
MON: CLOSED
TUES: 11AM-6:30PM
WED: 11AM-6:30PM
THURS: 11AM-6:30PM
FRI: 11AM-6:30PM
SAT: 11AM-7PM

OUR MISSION

As of January 1st, 2016, our borough of Queens has been left with ONE bookstore. 

Our mission was to change that and with your help we have! On April 23 of 2016, we launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds towards our objective. Thanks to our community, we reached that goal and from that point on we searched tirelessly for a storefront. 

On May 11th, we received the keys to our new home. We are so excited to join the Kew Gardens community, and they have been SO supportive from the start, along with the rest of Queens. As of Oct. 7th, we have opened our doors!

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WHO ARE WE? We are not only avid readers but also booksellers with many years of bookselling/managerial experience. We value the importance of promoting literacy, and as residents of Queens with your help we have brought back a bookstore!

  • Vina Castillo: 4 years of bookselling/managerial experience (Barnes & Noble). BA in Literature and Publishing. You will find on her bookshelf: literary fiction, classics, children's/YA, and four different editions of the Harry Potter series.  Proud Queens resident! Serial music festival go-er, and bitten by the travel bug. 
  • Natalie Noboa: 5 years of bookselling/managerial experience (Books-A-Million, Borders, Barnes & Noble). Lifetime Queens resident. Graduated from Queens College in Secondary English Education. You will find on her bookshelf: science fiction, fantasy, an exorbitant amount of YA, memoir, humor. Loves giraffes and puppies.
  • Holly Nikodem: 2 years as bookstore manager, 10 years in retail management with experience in event planning and niche markets. BA in Print Communication. You will find on her bookshelf: House of Leaves, Bone Clocks, and Brave New World. But also ALL the graphic novels, ALL the manga. 

WHERE ARE WE LOCATED? Our address is 8163 Lefferts Boulevard, Kew Gardens NY 11415.

CAN I PURCHASE A GIFT CARD ONLINE? Absolutely! Simply click here and it's a very easy process!

CAN YOU PLACE A BOOK ORDER WITH US? Yes! You can place an order by email: info@thequeensbookshop.com, by phone 718-441-0009, and by dropping by the shop!