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Genealogy - The DNA Option

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

Over the past few years, there has been a rapid growth in DNA testing to discover one’s history.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us on Tuesday, July 23rd, to discover the fascinating world of North America's diverse bee species.

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:

Join us on Wednesday, July 24th, at 3:00pm for an introductory presentation about the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

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

Wright Cycles Bike Clinic

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Watts-Midtown Branch
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us for a bike clinic with Wright Cycles! Learn the basics of bike repair, and tips for keeping your bike in the best shape to ride all summer and fall. 

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

History with the Rock Island Arsenal

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Collaboration Area
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join the Army Sustainment Command Historians as they explore the history of the Rock Island Arsenal, the US Military, and the Quad Cities. This year, the lecture series will explore the U.S. Civil War at both a national and local level.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown: Norm & Janet Moline Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join us on Thursday, August 15th, at 6:00pm for an introductory presentation about the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

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

History with the Rock Island Arsenal

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Collaboration Area
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join the Army Sustainment Command Historians as they explore the history of the Rock Island Arsenal, the US Military, and the Quad Cities. This year, the lecture series will explore the U.S. Civil War at both a national and local level.

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

Genealogy--Before You Begin

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

Details to be added soon.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Watts-Midtown Branch
Room: Watts-Midtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

In today’s world, it seems like AI is everywhere that you look. It can feel overwhelming, confusing, and even scary.

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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:

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,

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

History with the Rock Island Arsenal

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Collaboration Area
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join the Army Sustainment Command Historians as they explore the history of the Rock Island Arsenal, the US Military, and the Quad Cities. This year, the lecture series will explore the U.S. Civil War at both a national and local level.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Frieze Lecture Series

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Collaboration Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

2024 Frieze Lecture Series details to come!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Frieze Lecture Series

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

2024 Frieze Lecture Series details to come!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Social Security & Medicare Basics - Part 1

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

Everyone will reach a time in life when retirement begins to glimmer on the horizon. It will be a time to prepare for or a time you are not ready for. How much better it is to enter it with knowledge and planning. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Frieze Lecture Series

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

2024 Frieze Lecture Series details to come!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Social Security & Medicare Basics - Part 2

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

Everyone will reach a time in life when retirement begins to glimmer on the horizon. It will be a time to prepare for or a time you are not ready for. How much better it is to enter it with knowledge and planning. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Frieze Lecture Series

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

2024 Frieze Lecture Series details to come!

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

History with the Rock Island Arsenal

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Downtown Collaboration Area
Age Group: Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:

Join the Army Sustainment Command Historians as they explore the history of the Rock Island Arsenal, the US Military, and the Quad Cities. This year, the lecture series will explore the U.S. Civil War at both a national and local level.