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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Memorial Day Closing

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
All locations, Downtown Library, Library2Go Mobile Library, Online, Southwest Library, Outreach, Offsite
Description:
All locations will be closed on May 30th, 2022 for Memorial Day. Buildings will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st, 2022. Online services will continue to be available.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Historical Room
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:
From late 1880 until June of the year 1908—a term of 28 years—the City of Rock Island required its medical doctors to submit to the City Clerk the names and circumstances of any citizens who were diagnosed with a contagious disease. That record is ke...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Historical Room open to patrons

1:00pm - 2:45pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Historical Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
The Downtown Library's Historical Room will be open for those who wish to use its materials. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us for a community viewing of Stonewall Uprising: The Year that Changed Everything from American Experience on PBS. This This event will be closed captioned and freely available to all. Light refreshments will be served.  Films desc...

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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 "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 "Family" group.

Dinosaur Interactive Movie

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Before you see the upcoming summer blockbuster, join us for an interactive movie experience with the original dinosaur masterpiece! Enjoy props, snacks, and fun while watching the movie...hosted by a T-Rex!  ...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Summer Math Club

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person math fun returns with Elizabeth Russell! 6-week series for kids in grades 2 through 6. Fun with math concepts (measurement, graphing, counting tricks, and more.) Sessions introduce famous mathematicians and fun with math in everyday life. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:
In celebration of its 160th anniversary, come learn about the history of the Rock Island Arsenal from Army Sustainment Command historians. This presentation will dive into the rich history of Rock Island during the Civil War....
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 "Adult" group.

Historical Room open to patrons

1:00pm - 2:45pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Historical Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
The Downtown Library's Historical Room will be open for those who wish to use its materials. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Parenting class

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Every child deserves a happy, healthy childhood.      PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES Managing Behaviors -Behavior is communication. Learn the goals of misbehavior, how to respond to misbehaviors, and how to set family rules that w...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Rock Painting

11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Get creative and paint a rock to pass along or for your own enjoyment.     For ages 8 - 12. ...
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Summer Math Club

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
In-person math fun returns with Elizabeth Russell! 6-week series for kids in grades 2 through 6. Fun with math concepts (measurement, graphing, counting tricks, and more.) Sessions introduce famous mathematicians and fun with math in everyday life. ...
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 "Adult" group.

Historical Room open to patrons

1:00pm - 2:45pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Historical Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
The Downtown Library's Historical Room will be open for those who wish to use its materials. ...
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 "School Age" group.

S.T.E.M. Fun

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Come and enjoy S.T.E.M. activities and our S.T.E.M. kits.   For ages 8 - 12 ...
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...