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 […]

February 5, 2020

Due to inclement weather, Quincy Public Library will be closing at 4 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

January 13, 2020

Quincy Public Library is one of 78 institutions nationwide chosen to participate in NEA Big Read this year, receiving a federal grant of $15,000. This initiative is from The National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. “It is truly an honor for Quincy to be chosen by the NEA to host this […]

December 30, 2019

We’ve got some amazing new programs coming up, including the NEA Big Read: Quincy! Read all about them in our January/February Program Guide, available here: Winter Program Guide

October 22, 2019

If you have a few minutes, listen to our new Book Notes Podcast! Every week QPL Reference Librarian Katie Kraushaar will tell Marketing Coordinator Burgundy Hill about her recommendations for the week! In our first recording of Book Notes, QPL Reference Librarian Katie Kraushaar talks to Marketing Coordinator Burgundy Hill about two recommendations this week: […]

September 19, 2019

Quincy Public Library is pleased to offer extended hours for patrons in an effort to make the library more accessible for users. Effective immediately, QPL is open Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm. Hours were extended after the results of a patron […]

August 29, 2019

Quincy Public Library will offer writers new ways to connect and gain support with the Quincy Writer’s Workshop, beginning Saturday, September 14 at 10 am. Sessions will continue in October and November. Writers of original fiction, memoirs, and personal essays are invited to attend the monthly meetings to connect with other writers for encouragement and […]

June 11, 2019

  The children’s graphic novel Illegal by Eoin Colfer is the staff’s favorite book this week  is. Ebo is twelve years old and is on a perilous journey with his older brother Kwame. One of them will not survive to see freedom. When Kwame leaves their village in Africa to find their sister who has […]

May 16, 2019

Quincy Public Library provides delivery service to take books and library materials to library patrons who are homebound or who reside in nursing homes or retirement communities. Quincy Public Library’s home delivery service is available to any library patron temporarily or permanently unable to visit the library due to any visual or physical impairment. To […]