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 "Children" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

June Southwest Craft - Take n Make

All Day
Southwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Create a special keychain for your father, or anyone using beads! Make and color a tie bookmark/card too! ...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Petite Picassos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do your toddlers love to get messy?  Bring them to Petite Picassos where they can use all their senses with hands on art.  We will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces.   Every child will recieve an art apron...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Rock Painting

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest 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 "Children" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Absolute Science ~ Fire & Ice

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club - June

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:
Book discussion:  “The Whistler” refers to a whistle-blower who secretly calls attention to corruption. If the corruption involves the kinds of crimes being committed by the Coast Mafia (including skimming and laundering the casino’s cash and...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...

Independence 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 July 4th, 2022 for Independence Day. Buildings will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. Online services will continue to be available.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cinema at Southwest

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us at Southwest for one of our favorite movies! This month, catch the perils of Wesley and Buttercup in the film based on William Goldman's novel The Princess Bride! The movies are mainly chosen for adult audiences, but anyone is welcome...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

July Southwest Craft - Take n Make

All Day
Southwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Design a red, white, and blue clothespin wreath with silver stars! Registration limited to 25 - hoping some will work on project as a family unit. ...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Petite Picassos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do your toddlers love to get messy?  Bring them to Petite Picassos where they can use all of their senses with hands on art.  We will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces.   Every child will recieve an art ap...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Night Owls Program

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Enjoy the library after hours with our night- time camping and nature activties. Drop-in family event with outdoor fun. Scavenger Hunt, Storytime under the stars, Telescope viewing, evening craft. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

WQPT Summer of Possibilities

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The summer is full of possibilities and so is your child. Join WQPT as we read a story and participate in a hands-on activity. Each child will receive a PBS Kids Summer Activity book and a calendar inspiring their curiosity each day throughout t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club - July

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion, Book Club
Event Details:
Discussion on (TBA)...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club - July

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:
Book discussion:  Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home—a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse—but John's not there. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Southwest Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
  Develop your child's love of learning with stories and songs.    For ages 5 and under with a caregiver. ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Duct Tape Coin Holder

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Southwest Library
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Recycle a chip bag into a coin holder.    For ages 8 - 12 ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

August Southwest Craft - Take n Make

All Day
Southwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Using a painted rock, pony beads, and wire - create a fun picture holder for a first day of school photo, or for any day photos! ...

Labor 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 September 5th, 2022 for Labor Day. Buildings will reopen on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022. Online services will continue to be available.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

September Southwest Craft - Take n Make

All Day
Southwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Library
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Using 5 oz clear dixie cups and material, create a lovely lit fall garland! ...