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 […]

May 1, 2019

QPL’s Class & Event Guide for June, July, and August is  available.  View it now and reserve your spots for summer reading!

April 25, 2019

QPL will be closed Friday, April 26 for staff training.  No worries! You can still enjoy library resources when you use digital material from QPL, including books, audiobooks, graphic novels, music, movies, magazines, and more.  View your options now.

April 10, 2019

Tell us your thoughts on technology and technology programs at QPL in this quick two-minute survey. Your help is greatly appreciated! Take the survey now.

March 27, 2019

Quincy Public Library was the focus of several stories recently in the Quincy Herald-Whig. The articles describe the impact QPL has for the Quincy community; library funding in Quincy and in a statewide context; and QPL’s future. Click the links to read the stories: QPL Worth $13 Million QPL Institution of Good Cash for Libraries […]

March 18, 2019

QPL’s boards, staff, and management have approved a Strategic Plan to guide library initiatives for the next five years. The plan outlines six broad objectives covering staffing, funding, early literacy offerings, promotion of city-wide goals, and increasing awareness of QPL services. Each objective contains detailed action steps and timelines for implementation. View a pdf of […]