Building from our past…to create our future. Quincy Public Library 1888 Quincy Public Library 1974 Quincy Public Library 2012
The Charles A.Children’s Library & Nancy Scholz Family • 30% more shelving space. • Increased safety & security. • Child-friendly furniture.
The Charles A.Children’s Library & Nancy Scholz Family • Touch-screen computer learning stations. • Research computers for school-aged children • 33% more seating. • Built-in supply storage. • Child-friendly tables & chairs.
Imagination Reading Area The Bo & Erin Knapheide Family • Decorative reading tree • Whimsical furniture • Puppets and puzzles
The QuincyPuppet Theatre Service League • 30% more seating • Projector & screen for children’s movies • Sound & stage lighting system •New cast of marionette puppets
Teen Zone • 700 square ft. dedicated to teen materials & space. • Modern furnishing, neon sign and new shelving.
Teen Zone • Four new internet-access computers just for teens. • Wii gaming console for “Wii Wednesdays”
Computer Station • New public computers and laptops. • Upgraded software. • Computer desks & comfortable chairs
SponsorshipWireless Commons Available • Extended, high-speed wireless zone. • Study tables with built-in power for laptop users. • Comfortable chairs with work surface.
The BartleyIllinois Room Family • Local history collection gathered in a single space. • New research tables & chairs
The BartleyIllinois Room Family • Microfilm machines: reader/ scanner/printer in one. •Local artifacts & photography. • Quiet space for research & reading.
Historic Quincy Photographs Thank You Photographs on display in the Illinois Room. Quincy Brandt & Judith Newspapers Inc. Crocker Waterkotte The Webb Construction Foundation Titan International In Memory of Patricia Ann Kirk
The Arthur &Study Rooms Lela Lindsey Family Quiet space ideal for individuals or small groups. • New study tables & chairs. • Available for advanced reservation or on-the-spot.
The Arthur &Conference Room Lela Lindsey Family • Quiet space ideal for small groups of up to 25 people. • Comfortable chairs & moveable tables. • Presentation screen & video teleconferencing. •Available for advanced reservation or on-the-spot.
SponsorshipMulti-Purpose Meeting Room Available • Seating for 200 • Equipped with video teleconferencing. • Projector, screen & sound system. • Available for public reservation.
Digital Events Board • Main lobby display shows upcoming events, current news and weather • Children’s display will be installed to show upcoming events and new books.
Self-Check Kiosks • Easy, fast & private • All materials are now tagged with radio- frequency ID tags. • Receipts can be printed, e-mailed or both!
Hold Pick-Up Lockers • Items on hold in lockers are available for pick up 24/7 • Patrons have 14 days to pick up their items.
Thank You QPL Staff! The “Love Your Library” campaign raised $19,519!