Read about QPL’s exciting spring events in the 2017 Spring Class & Event Guide! Some of the highlights this spring will be the visit with bestselling author George Hodgman; Black History month programs; technology workshops; and of course, the children’s puppet shows! Register now for the classes and events that interest you.
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…Details
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.
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…Details
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…Details
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!…Details
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,”…Details
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…Details