October 2, 2017

Quincy Public Library has just added three different coding toys to give children a head start with digital literacy. The toys are appropriate for different but overlapping age ranges. They may be checked out from the librarian in QPL’s Children’s Department, for use within the library building. Code-a-pillar inspires children 3 years and older to […]

August 8, 2017

The Fall Class & Event Guide is now available! Browse through and then make your reservations for your favorite events!

June 9, 2017

Quincy Public Library Receives an NEA Big Read Grant QPL to Read and Celebrate Five Skies by Ron Carlson Quincy Public Library is a recipient of a grant award of $9000 to host the NEA Big Read in Quincy. QPL has selected the title Five Skies by Ron Carlson and two additional titles for younger […]

June 1, 2017

Quincy Public Library Celebrates Gwendolyn Brooks, Poet Laureate, at 100 Quincy Public Library will join in a statewide celebration in June of Gwendolyn Brooks, Illinois Poet Laureate, on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Brooks, a lifelong resident of Chicago, was the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Quincy Public Library will be hosting […]

May 31, 2017

Join us Saturday June 3, from 9 am to Noon as we kick off Reading by Design, QPL’s summer reading program for all ages.  Enjoy entertainment, refreshments, crafts, games, and pick up your reading logs to get started! The more you read, the more chances you have to enter to win great prizes, included baskets […]

May 19, 2017

This year, it’s even easier for kids and teens to get to the library to participate in summer reading!  Readers under the age of 18 may ride Quincy Transit Lines city buses to the library for free when they show a valid QPL card. (Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a […]

May 4, 2017

QPL’s Summer Class and Event Guide is now available to view online or to pick up at the library!  Come see and sign up for all the fun events scheduled for June, July, and August!

April 26, 2017

QPL will be closed this Friday, April 28, for staff training. But the QPL Kiosk at County Market will be open and you can get eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and magazines any time. Click here to view options!

April 10, 2017

Ask Malinda Vogel or Chris Pratt about Quincy Public Library, and their eyes light up. The sister and brother, currently serving terms as presidents of the two boards charged with managing Quincy Public Library, both recall fond memories of their visits to the QPL Children’s Department when they were young. “I grew up with this […]

January 23, 2017

Quincy Public Library will be joining the Resource Sharing Alliance in mid-February in order to provide improved service to library patrons.  However, library card holders who have not recently updated their library card will need to do so in person in order to continue accessing in-person or digital services. Patrons are asked to update their […]