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This event is in the "Adult" group.

Coffee Break Book Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Interested in a book club, but busy during the week? Looking to read books that might be different from what you're used to? Join us at Theo's for Coffee Break Book Club!

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 "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Discussion of The Woman They Could Not Silence by Kate Moore

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let’s Talk About Death - Death Cafe

11:00am - 1:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown: Norm & Janet Moline Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:

Conversation Group.


No agenda. We gather, we eat cake, and we talk. Discussions include all things related to life, death, and the finality of it. Open, non-judgmental, and honest conversation about topics we don’t discuss much.

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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 "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation, Discussion
Event Details:

Senior citizens and any interested adult library patrons are invited to today's book discussion about books that have been banned from or relocated to different shelves of school and public libraries in many communities.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Non Fiction Book Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a group book discussion in one of Rock Island's most beautiful parks, Longview Park! This month's selection is The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adult" group.

Coffee Break Book Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Interested in a book club, but busy during the week? Looking to read books that might be different from what you're used to? Join us at Theo's for Coffee Break Book Club!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let’s Talk About Death - Death Cafe

11:00am - 1:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown: Norm & Janet Moline Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:

Conversation Group.


No agenda. We gather, we eat cake, and we talk. Discussions include all things related to life, death, and the finality of it. Open, non-judgmental, and honest conversation about topics we don’t discuss much.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Discussion of The Music of Bees : A Novel by Eileen Garvin

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Coffee Break Book Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Offsite
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Interested in a book club, but busy during the week? Looking to read books that might be different from what you're used to? Join us at Theo's for Coffee Break Book Club!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Let’s Talk About Death - Death Cafe

11:00am - 1:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown: Norm & Janet Moline Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:

Conversation Group.


No agenda. We gather, we eat cake, and we talk. Discussions include all things related to life, death, and the finality of it. Open, non-judgmental, and honest conversation about topics we don’t discuss much.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:

Discussion of The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

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

Using the stipulations of book banning laws such as that passed in 2023 by the Iowa legislature and signed into law by their Gorvernor, Kim Reynolds, and looking at the restrictions of similar laws recently enacted in other states of our republic,