Memorial Day Closing

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

Upcoming Events

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Library2GO at Milan HyVee's Summer Fun Kids Event

9:00am - 11:00am
Library2Go Mobile Library
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Children, Early Learning, School Age, Teen, Family
Event Details:
Join Rock Island Library staff as we take part in this Fun, Family Summer Event at the Milan Hy-Vee. With proper identification, sign up to either get a new card or renew an old one! Enjoy activities and games - look for the Rock Island Library2GO bo...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Jungle Escape Room

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Can you escape from the jungle alive? Come play our escape room game and find out! You have one hour to beat the game: sign up your group of up to five people, and we'll contact you about what time you want to play. (Time slots are between 3pm and 6p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Children, Early Learning, School Age, Teen, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Join Rock Island Library staff as we take part in this Fun, Family Skip-Along Event at Longview Park in Rock Island. With proper identification, sign up to either get a new card or renew an old one! Enjoy activities and games - look for the Rock Isla...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Teen Geocaching Kits

9:00am - 6:00pm
All locations
Library Branch: All locations
Age Group: Teen, Family
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
This summer, give geocaching a try! This kit is available for pickup on June 14, and will be available while supplies last. (Kits contain (1) notebook and various other geocaching items: teens and families must provide their own phones or GPS devices...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Jungle Escape Room

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Can you escape from the jungle alive? Come play our escape room game and find out! You have one hour to beat the game: sign up your group of up to five people, and we'll contact you about what time you want to play. (Time slots are between 3pm and 6p...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Campfire Creeps

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Do you like scary stories? If so, join us for two classic tales of terror on our big screen. (Each one is about twenty-two minutes long, but trust me: this will be plenty of time to thoroughly creep you out.) ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Jungle Escape Room

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Can you escape from the jungle alive? Come play our escape room game and find out! You have one hour to beat the game: sign up your group of up to five people, and we'll contact you about what time you want to play. (Time slots are between 3pm and 6p...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Scares

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:
Come play a round of Salem 1692: A Witch Hunt Game. You'll have to rely on strategy, luck, and deceit to win and/or survive. You'll also learn about Summer Scares 2022! ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Zine Kits

9:00am - 6:00pm
All locations
Library Branch: All locations
Age Group: Teen, Family
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
July is Zine Month, so why not make some zines of your own? This kit is available for pickup on July 12, and will be available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Summer Art Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person art returns with instructor Gloria Burlingame featuring "Art Around the Parks." Join Miss Glo to take a look at animals you might see in the park, many from this neck of the woods. Look at book illustrations, sketch from models, and use a d...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Paper Quilling Class

10:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Paper quilling, also known as filigree, is an art form that has been practiced since the early 15th century. Join us for this Introduction Level class taught by a local expert! No prior experience required. All supplies will be provided. ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: DIY
Event Details:
Calling all adults and teens that remember the days of summer camp crafts! Each Monday from June 6th to July 25th we will have a new craft each week for you to bring home and enjoy.   Kits are first come first serve. No registration requir...