September 30, 2020

  Enter QPL’s Literary Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Decorate a pumpkin or gourd as a book character or with a literary theme and drop off at the Children’s Desk between Oct. 19-Oct. 22. All pumpkins will be on display in our Children’s Department from Oct. 22 to Oct. 29. Be sure to check our facebook page […]

September 29, 2020

QPL & Beanstack Quincy Public Library is excited to offer ongoing reading challenges with Beanstack! The more you read, the more chances you have to win prizes from the library! These challenges are offered year-round, for all ages. Patrons can visit quincylibrary.beanstack.com or download the Beanstack Tracker App and search for Quincy Public Library to get started […]

July 30, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution for their patrons and staff, Quincy Public Library will be temporarily suspending all in-person library sponsored events starting Monday, August 3. All other services will remain fully operational. Hours will remain 9 am to 8 pm, Monday-Thursday, and 9 am to 5 pm, Friday and Saturday. “We have continued […]

May 21, 2020

Quincy Public Library is pleased to announce that it will resume limited services on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Patrons may place holds on books, movies, music, and more via the library’s online catalog or by calling the library at 217-223-1309 ext. 502. Contactless pickup will be available at the library’s holds lockers located outside the […]

April 9, 2020

The Quincy Public Library has furloughed staff due to the extended shelter in place order related to COVID-19. As a result, services will cease, including filling holds at lockers and online programs via social media. You may still return books at the book drop at the library, but all other book drops have been closed. […]

March 24, 2020

We are excited to offer TumbleBooks to our patrons until August 31! TumbleBooks is a set of curated databased offering ebooks and other digital content to kids, teens, and adults! You can access TumbleBooks at the links below. TumbleBook Library TumbleBooks Library has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, […]

March 16, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution for their patrons, staff, and the Quincy community in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Quincy Public Library will be temporarily closing, effective at 8 pm on Monday, March 16, 2020. QPL hopes to reopen to the public on April 1, though library officials will continue to evaluate as that date […]

March 13, 2020

Quincy Public Library will have an Emergency Board Meeting on Monday, March 16 at 6 pm in the large meeting room of the library.

February 17, 2020

  by Kim Akers at Quincy Public Library The staff’s favorite book this week at the Quincy Public Library is Westering Women by Sandra Dallas.  Maggie Kaiser knows she has to do something to get her and her daughter away from her abusive husband, but traveling west in a wagon train made up of single […]

February 11, 2020

By Kim Akers, Executive Assistant at Quincy Public Library This week, we recommend The Princess Plan by Julia London.  At 28 years old, Eliza Tricklebank is resigned if not comfortable with her role as a spinster living with her father and living vicariously through her sister and her best friend by helping them publish a gossipy […]