Memorial Day Closing

Rock Island Library buildings and Library2Go will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 

Book Kits & Clubs

RIPL employee handing a woman a book kit

Check out a Book Club Kit!

Running a book club? Our “book club in a box” kits provide you with a reliable source of books and discussion points.

  • Each kit checks out for six weeks. 
  • All items must be included when returned

Browse Rock Island Public Library Book Club Kits

More kits are available through the PrairieCat catalog.

Don't forget to search our Download & Stream services to find digital eBook or audiobook copies for readers who prefer those formats.

Join a Book Club

The library hosts multiple book clubs that are open to all. Just read the book and show up!

Our Reference/Adult Services Department can answer questions about book clubs and what we’re reading, just:

Contact Reference for help with other book club resources and ideas. 

 

Book Club Events

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Alpha Book Club: 2022-2023 Selections

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Alpha Book Club will meet to pick the 2022-2023 reading list. Please bring ideas and book summaries for the group to consider. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Book Babes Plus One Book Discussion Group

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join a lively discussion about Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford. This group meets offsite. Please register to receive location information. Overview from GoodReads The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brin...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Nonfiction Book Club @ Longview Park

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Offsite
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Join us as we explore our Summer Reading Challenge's theme of Reading Beyond the Beaten Path! The Nonfiction book club will meet monthly at Longview Park to discuss a variety of books to get us thinking about reading and living beyond the beaten path...