September 12, 2022

Local writer, Maureen Klues was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Rebekah Taussig, author of “Sitting Pretty”, our NEA BIG READ: Quincy pick of the year!

August 31, 2022

Our NEA Big Read: Quincy Kick-Off is Thursday, September 15 @ 6PM. Join us throughout September and October as we celebrate a month-long exploration into the differently-abled experience by participating in the shared reading experience of Rebekah Taussig’s Sitting Pretty and by joining us at programs. Download the Discovery Guide to see all that we have to offer!

August 18, 2022

Are you a teen who can’t decide on your next great read? Fill out the Teen Book Match Form and a librarian will send you suggestions!

May 25, 2022

Our Summer Reading kick-off is Saturday, June 4th at 10:00 AM. Get a jumpstart on all things Summer Reading by downloading our Summer Reading Guide today!

April 13, 2022

Join the Mary Weems Barton Quincy Public Library Foundation as they host Libations for the Library: Dueling Bartender Fundraising Event! May 21, 2022 @ 6:30 P.M. hosted by The State Street Theater at Calftown Corners. Tickets are $50 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a drink ticket, and a complimentary wine glass. Enjoy an evening of […]

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 […]