Temporary Parking Changes Downtown

Due to the Camp "Wanna-Be-Reading" event, the Downtown Library parking lot and drive up book return will be closed from 8 am Wednesday, June 29 through 10 am Thursday, June 30. Please use street and other public lots.

Patrons may return items via Curbside from 9 am to 6 pm. Please pull into the Curbside slot in the library alley and call 309-732-7323. 

Digital Resources

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Beanstack

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Participate in our seasonal and year-long reading challenges using Beanstack! This easy-to-use app allows readers to track their progress digitally using their personal device or computer. Create an account to access all the Rock Island Public Library reading challenges.

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eRead Illinois/Axis 360

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Browse, download and read audiobooks and eBooks! Search for the free Axis 360 app in your favorite app store.

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Fold3 by Ancestry

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US military historical records, Civil War Widows’ Pensions, United States Colored Troops, Native Americans, FBI case files, and Holocaust archives. in-Library use only.

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Freegal Music

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More than 15 million songs to stream AND download. Create playlists, listen to channels, stream full albums, or download your music (and keep it!) New music added daily. Mobile app available for iOS and Android.

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HelpNow

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Live tutors, study skills, writing, flashcards, practice tests, etc. Kindergarten to college levels. Adult Learning Center is also available for skill development.

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Hoopla

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App available. Stream or download eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music, and movies, and more using your computer or smart device. Featuring The Great Courses and Craftsy, Hoopla has a little bit for everyone! Check out up to 10 items per month.

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Inkie.org

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Inkie.org is a tool for writers and readers! Inkie.org exclusively features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities. Collections include the Indie Illinois e-book collection and RAILS Community Collections. Inkie.org also includes free creation and publishing tools to help Illinois writers get their works into the hands of Illinois readers.

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JobNow

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Resume and interview skills, templates, live help, resume feedback. Adult Learning Center - practice tests for civil service, GED, citizenship; skill improvement, technical training.

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Kanopy

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Kanopy, the on-demand video streaming service! Choices include award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, world cinema, even PBS! App available.
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Novelist K-8

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The readers tool. Find titles in series, authors, audiobook narrators, or books that are suitable for readers ages K-8. Fiction & nonfiction.

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Novelist Plus

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The readers tool. Find titles in series, authors, audiobook narrators, or books that are like your favorites. Fiction & nonfiction.

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OverDrive/Libby

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App available. Download and enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Check out content for all ages and all interests!
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World Book Online

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Online encyclopedia of articles, early learning, geography, international newspapers, etc. Includes bibliographic citations.

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