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Special Events

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Join us for special events such as concerts, storytellers and more!
Registration may be required and limited to Quincy residents. Please see the individual events for details and check back here often for upcoming special events. All of our programs are sponsored and supported by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

Homework Help
Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Children in grades 1-6
Main Library Children's Room
Our Homework Help program returns this school year beginning on Monday, October 3rd. Children in grades 1 through 6 are invited to stop by the children's room on Monday and Wednesday afternoons throughout the fall to get homework assistance from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.

Concert with Liz Buchanan
Saturday, June 3rd at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2+ with an adult
Main Library Large Meeting Room
Join us for a special concert with Liz Buchanan! Families with young children are invited to sing and dance with Liz in this highly interactive program especially suited to toddlers.

Tuesday Afternoon Storytimes at Wollaston Beach
Tuesdays in June: 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 at 3:00 p.m.
All Ages
Wollaston Beach Playground
Join a Children's Librarian on Tuesday afternoons at the Wollaston Beach Playground on the corner of Sachem St, next to the Clam Box, across from Wollaston Beach. We'll have stories, songs, crafts and more. Hear new stories each week! This program will continue into July!

Harry Potter Book Club @Wollaston
Wednesday, June 21st at 7:00 p.m.
Kids, Teens, Adults
Wollaston Branch Library
Join us as we read our way through the Harry Potter series, one book per month from January through July! Whether it's your first time reading the books or you have them all memorized, you're welcome to come talk about Harry Potter with us at the Wollaston Branch. Younger children may need an adult to stay with them during the discussion.
For May we'll be reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Movie Matinee @Adams Shore: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Thursday, June 23rd at 1:30 p.m.
Rated PG-13 - Run time: 153 minutes
Adams Shore Branch Library

In the sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and in both the wizard and muggle worlds, Lord Voldemort and his henchmen are increasingly active. With vacancies to fill at Hogwarts, Professor Dumbledore persuades Horace Slughorn to come back from retirement to become the new Potions teacher, while Professor Snape receives long-awaited news. Harry, along with Dumbledore, must face treacherous tasks to defeat his evil nemesis

The Crane Library Bookstore is Open!
Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audios and videos for all ages every Thursday between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and every Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Park in the library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the library to enter the bookstore from Spear St.  The bookstore is run entirely by Friends of the Library volunteers and all proceeds support library programs and services for all ages.

Other Special Events
Check the Calendar of Events or subscribe to the library's monthly email newsletter to find out about other special events happening through the year and during school vacation weeks.


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