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Library2Go - Summer Schedule 2024

All Day
Library2Go Mobile Library
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

The Mobile Library will be closed on June 24th and July 4th.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library2Go - Summer Schedule 2024

All Day 7/1 - 7/2
Library2Go Mobile Library
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

The Mobile Library will be closed on June 24th and July 4th.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library2Go - Summer Schedule 2024

All Day 7/8 - 7/9
Library2Go Mobile Library
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

The Mobile Library will be closed on June 24th and July 4th.

This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Art with the Figge

10:00am - 11:00am
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Please join us for a visit from the Figge Art Museum.
Outreach Educator, Kelsey Vandercoy will be giving a presentation about a fun topic in art, followed by a hands-on project guests can take home.

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.

Tapestry Farms Gardening Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us for a presentation by Tapestry Farms: the speaker will discuss growing food, hydroponics, and their work as a nonprofit urban farm. (This event is geared toward gardeners ages 10 and up.)

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library2Go - Summer Schedule 2024

All Day 7/15 - 7/16
Library2Go Mobile Library
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library2Go Mobile Library
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Outreach
Event Details:

The Mobile Library will be closed on June 24th and July 4th.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Local author visit/Allen McCaulley

11:00am - 12:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
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.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Sip & Paint

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Southwest Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Teen, Adult, Family, Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Join us for some painting fun at our first Paint & Sip event! We will have painting stations set up for you to create your own masterpiece! This is not a guided class, but there will be projects you may choose from.

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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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Stuffed Animal Campout @ Watts-Midtown

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown: Terrace/Patio
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

Are your best stuffed animals or special toys looking for a summer campout?  

Come in to make a nametag for your toy and hear a quick story or two.   Storytime starts at 5:30. 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Stuffed Animal Pick-Up at Watts.

10:00am - 12:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:

It's time to pick up your sleepy toy after a night of fun.

Pick up from 10 - 12 at Watts-Midtown. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

   The Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations. They collect, preserve and make available archival and library materials, pr

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Roaring Classic Children's Movie

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Family, Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of a Disney classic about the adventure of a beloved lion cub, his father and evil uncle.  

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Investment Scams and Fraud

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

You have worked hard and your parents have worked hard. You’ve scrimped and saved to: buy that house, pay for your car, put some money aside for the kids’ college fund, and just started a retirement fund.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Investment Scams & Fraud

11:00am - 12:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

You have worked hard and your parents have worked hard. You’ve scrimped and saved to: buy that house, pay for your car, put some money aside for the kids’ college fund, and just started a retirement fund.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Board Game Day

10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Board game fans: come to the Downtown Library for an afternoon of fun! Learn to play new games, or rediscover an old favorite. (Note that some games will be available for checkout during this event.)

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Feature Film -- "Rock Island Trail"

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

This movie is a historical event for the City of Rock Island, and is an extra-special feature to top off this year's series of videos about the Rock Island Line railroad.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Board Game Day

10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Board game fans: come to the Downtown Library for an afternoon of fun! Learn to play new games, or rediscover an old favorite. (Note that some games will be available for checkout during this event.)

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Board Game Day

10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Family
Program Type: Gaming
Event Details:

Board game fans: come to the Downtown Library for an afternoon of fun! Learn to play new games, or rediscover an old favorite. (Note that some games will be available for checkout during this event.)