April 28, 2016

Reading aloud to children helps them learn, not just words and stories, but also critical thinking skills. Quincy Public Library serves as a community resource for parents, caregivers, and educators seeking information and material to help children learn to read. Join a story time or consult with QPL’s Children’s Librarian for age-appropriate books and materials […]

April 19, 2016

People use QPL’s public access computers, wifi, printer, and scanner every day. Learn more about the value of public access internet. In addition, QPL’s tech tutors can teach you what you want to learn about your software or device.  Call 223-1309 to schedule your free 30-minute appointment with one of our tech tutors.

April 18, 2016

Quincy residents borrowed 800,000 items from Quincy Public Library in the past year. This high number of items borrowed is an indication of the value library patrons place on resources their library can provide for them. In fact, QPL loans more items than many other similar-sized libraries in Illinois! A library card is all that […]

April 15, 2016

Community members support public libraries because they provide free access to resources. Read more: http://bit.ly/229TK6a

April 12, 2016

QPL librarians are priceless! View more about the value of librarians: http://bit.ly/1qsrZdi  

March 17, 2016

Join a global eBook club  to discuss the NYT bestselling memoir  American Sniper by Chris Kyle.  Digital copies of American Sniper will be available through the QPL catalog  for every reader who wants one during March 17 -31. American Sniper tells the true story of the most lethal sniper in US history as Chris Kyle […]

March 1, 2016

QPL’s Facebook page now has a library app, making it easier than ever to access library resources.  Click “Catalog Search and Reserve” on the left hand side of QPL’s Facebook page. You’ll be able to search the catalog, access your library account, place holds on materials, and share and like library material all within Facebook! […]

January 5, 2016

Children’s iPads, for use inside the library building, will now be available at Quincy Public Library. The iPads have been preloaded with a collection of family-friendly apps for children to use, including Temple Run, Star Wars, Minecraft, and Cut the Rope. “Offering the iPads for children to use allows them to build digital literacy skills,” […]

November 19, 2015

Enjoy easy browsing of eBooks and e-audiobooks available for checkout with QPL’s  Overdrive Media Station, at Quincy Public Library, during library hours. “This touch-screen media stations simplify the process of browsing and checking out digital books and audiobooks,” said Nancy Dolan, Quincy Public Library’s Executive Director. The Overdrive Media Station is a touch screen kiosk […]

November 16, 2015

Quincy Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of FlipsterTM magazines to its growing collection of digital resources. Your Quincy Public Library bar code is required to access the magazines.  Click here to see them. FlipsterTM is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse current and previous issues of the latest high-quality […]