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…Details
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…Details
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