WiFi

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Wi-Fi or WiFi is a technology for accessing an Internet signal by via wireless local area network. Wi-fi empowers mobile phones, computers, gaming consoles, televisions, and other digital devices. Wi-fi can be access in the following Jackson Heights locations.

Public Areas - The Streets[edit]

  • LinkNYC Kiosks - The kiosks provided by LinkNYC provide a strong signal within 100-200 feet. Dozens are located on Jackson Heights streets, see LinkNYC.

Libraries[edit]

Queens Library offers free Wi-Fi access at all its locations at all times - 24 hours per day, even when the branches are closed. Therefore, you might be able to pick up a signal from outside the library when closed.

To use the Library's Wi-Fi service, you must have a computer device that supports wireless access, a Queens Library card, and PIN number. With these you can access wireless network named QBPL_WIRELESS. See the Queens Library's wireless page here for additional info.

Jackson Heights Branch[edit]

35-51 81st Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 718 899 2500.

  • Hours of Operation
    • Monday 9:00 - 8:00
    • Tuesday 1:00 - 6:00
    • Wednesday 10:00 - 6:00
    • Thursday 12:00 - 8:00
    • Friday 10:00 - 6:00
    • Saturday 10:00 - 5:00
    • Sunday Closed

East Elmhurst Branch[edit]

95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY 11369 718 424 2619.

  • Hours of Operation
    • Monday 12:00 - 8:00
    • Tuesday 1:00 - 6:00
    • Wednesday 10:00 - 6:00
    • Thursday 12:00 - 8:00
    • Friday 10:00 - 6:00
    • Saturday 10:00 - 5:00
    • Sunday Closed

Cafes and Restaurants[edit]

The following establishments offer free wi-fi along with their basic offerings.

NOTE: Most establishments have "guidelines" on the use of wifi. Discerning the establishments policy leads to pleasurable stays.

  • 969 NYC Coffee 646 203 7304, OdaMitsumine@gmail.com, 37-61 80th Street. Menu: Coffee, Tea, Japanese Specialty Food
  • Caffebene - 80-27 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, 718 424 0768, caffebeneusa.com
  • Espresso 77 - 35-57 77th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, 718 424 1077, espresso77.com. Menu: Coffee, tea, sandwiches, beer, wine. Note: Espresso 77 is "screen-free on weekends - no laptops, no tablets."
  • Juanitas Café - 84-15 Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights, NY 11370, 718 779 7272, juanitasnyc.com . Menu: Peruvian, Sandwiches, Latin American
  • Lety's Bakery and Café - 77-11 37th Avenue. Menu: Coffee & Tea, Bakeries
  • Starbucks - 78-25 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, 718 457 0875, starbucks.com. Menu: Coffee, tea, sandwiches

Senior Centers[edit]