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In a book club?

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Check out a book club kit! 

  • Kits provide you with a reliable source of books and discussion points.
  • Your "book club in a box" checks out for six weeks. Kits can be ordered from other libraries for delivery here. 
  • Search under "group reading" in catalog and limit to Rock Island Public Library or open this list of kits we lend. 
  • E-readers and listeners can also find books via OverDrive, Hoopla and eRead Illinois (Axis 360 app)
 

Want to join a book club? 

For questions about what our library book clubs are reading, contact our Reference/Adult Services Department at 309-732-7341, via email, or via website chat during library hours.

For meetings and current book selections, check "Find Events."
 
  • Book clubs are open to all. Just read the book and show up! 
  • For assistance with finding the book, contact Reference. Books must be returned after discussion. 
 

Need ideas on what to read?

Check our Reading Recommendations page, or see these new books from Bookletters! 

Current Hours, Tier 1  Mitigations

Downtown

401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002


Library open for quick browsing, borrowing:
Monday-Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9am to Noon


Curbside Pick-up: Monday-Saturday
During building hours by appointment

Masks required at all times inside building
Computer use, Inside WiFi by appointment only
Returns isolated before check in

 
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Southwest

9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002


Library open for quick browsing, borrowing:
Monday-Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9am to Noon


Curbside Pick-up: Monday-Saturday
During building hours by appointment

Masks required at all times inside building
Computer use, Inside WiFi by appointment only
Returns isolated before check in