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.
Tuesday, September 15th
Celebrate creativity and International Dot Day inspired by Peter Reynold's picture book The Dot. Stop by any library location and create a piece of art. Check to the left for library hours at a branch near you. Borrow books about dots and art and anything else that sparks your creativity and try your hand at a Dot to Dot Quest at the North Quincy Branch. Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public library.
Family Feature Film: Monkey Kingdom
Thursday, September 17th - 7:00 p.m.
Bring the entire family for this great new film! Maya’s world is forever changed when she welcomes her son, Kip, into her complicated extended family. Like all families, Maya’s has more than its share of colorful personalities—and she’s determined to give her son a leg up on the social ladder. When their longtime home at Castle Rock is taken over by powerful neighboring monkeys, Maya's whole family is forced to relocate, and she uses her street smarts and ingenuity to lead them to untapped resources amidst strange new creatures and unsettling surroundings. Ultimately, they will all have to work together to reclaim Castle Rock, where Maya can hopefully realize her dreams for her son’s future. Runtime 81 Minutes; Rated G.
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.