Holiday events coming up at Quincy Public Library

Posted: Dec. 15, 2012 4:32 am Updated: Jan. 13, 2013 12:15 am

The Quincy Public Library will host several holiday events for children next week.

"Cookies and Cocoa With Santa," for children of all ages, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20. Kids will make a holiday-themed craft and snack on cookies and cocoa. They also can visit with Santa.

The evening is co-sponsored by the Historic Quincy Business District.

The Holly Jolly Christmas Party sessions for toddlers and pre-schoolers will be at 10 and 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21. The party will feature traditional holiday stories with a twist and songs. Santa will be making an appearance at the party.

Programs at Quincy Public Library are free. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 223-1309 or visiting



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