November 3, 2021

Quincy Public Library has expanded the Quincy Historical Newspaper Archive, thanks to the generous support of the Quincy Herald-Whig and the Oakley-Lindsay Foundation. The archive now features all Quincy newspapers published from 1835 to 2020, expanding the service by almost 100 years. “The newspaper archive is one of the most used digital resources,” said QPL […]

October 15, 2021

Help us hit the road! Quincy Public Library is hoping to bring back the beloved bookmobile and restore a Quincy tradition with the new and improved Mobile Library initiative! The Mobile Library will feature shelves full of our most popular current materials, high-speed Internet capabilities, and other features enabling us to host classes and events […]

October 1, 2021

Secondhand Prose, the gently used bookstore at the library, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in October.  The store is operated by the Friends of the Library. Secondhand Prose sells gently used donated books at low prices to raise the Quincy Public Library funds. Funds are used to supplement the Library budget and for special unbudgeted […]

September 27, 2021

Join us for a month full of creative, and at times, spooky, drawing activities with the Quincy Art Center! New prompts will be available each week at the Quincy Art Center and Quincy Public Library. These prompts are designed to encourage daily habits of creativity, artistic challenges, and community exploration. All ages are welcome to […]

August 23, 2021

A collaborative community reading event will come back to Quincy this fall. Quincy Public Library will be presenting Quincy Reads. The goal of Quincy Reads is simple; everyone in the community comes together to read the same book to inspire conversation and discovery. This year the library has chosen “An American Sunrise” by US Poet […]

August 23, 2021

Quincy Public Library will partner with Quincy teachers to provide School Delivery Service again this year. Any teacher in a Quincy public, parochial/private, pre-school, or registered homeschool is eligible to receive this service. The service includes the selection, delivery, and pick up of requested level-appropriate and curriculum-based books or multimedia items. Teachers may come to […]

July 21, 2021

Quincy Public Library is pleased to expand its senior services in an effort to make the library more accessible for all. The library currently has openings in its Home Delivery Program. This program is open to any Quincy resident who cannot visit the library due to a temporary or permanent disability. The library will deliver […]

June 15, 2021

Quincy Public Library is pleased to introduce a Library of Things! This collection of objects extend well beyond what is traditional library materials. The Library of Things supports lifelong learning and creativity. All ages are welcome to check out and use the items at home. To check out Library of Things items, all you need […]

May 11, 2021

The annual summer reading program returns to Quincy Public Library this year! This year’s theme, “Reading Colors Your World,” focuses on bright colors and the many ways reading can expand your world through kindness, growth, and community. Make reading fun for the whole family this summer at Quincy Public Library! Readers are encouraged to get […]

May 11, 2021

The Friends of the Library will be bringing back their book sale in May! The sale will be May 13-15 and May 20-22, from 11 am to 7 pm each day. Since they haven’t had a sale since 2019, this will be the biggest sale yet! Because of the increased inventory, this year’s sale will […]