Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
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.
Live tutors, study skills, writing, flashcards, practice tests, etc. Kindergarten to college levels. Adult Learning Center is also available for skill development.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Looking for crafting instruction and inspiration? Check out this online database of thousands of projects!
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.
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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World Book Online
Online encyclopedia of articles, early learning, geography, international newspapers, etc. Includes bibliographic citations.