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Board Meetings

The Rock Island Public Library is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees who are appointed by the Mayor.  The board meets on the third Tuesday of each month in the Library Director's office at 5:00 pm, unless otherwise announced. Time for public comment is provided at the beginning of each meeting.

To contact the Board of Trustees, please email the library director at this link. 

Meeting Dates

Search for upcoming library board meetings are listed below, and on the Find Events page, our online calendar. 


Agendas are posted 48 hours or more in advance of each board or committee meeting. 

Rock Island Public Library Board of Trustees

Approved Board Minutes Minutes of the Rock Island Library Board of Trustees are posted here after they are approved.
They are attached as PDF documents, viewable on any computer with Adobe Reader.  

Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District (MBAPLD) Board
The Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District Board's agenda and minutes are posted at the Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road.


401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm



9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Monday - Tuesday  12pm-8 pm
Wednesday-Saturday  9am-5pm