New Hours As Of October 3!

Effective Monday, October 3, hours for our Downtown and Southwest Library locations will change. 

Downtown Library: Open 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm, Saturdays. 

Southwest Branch: Open 12pm to 8pm, Monday & Tuesday; 10am to 6pm, Wednesday to Friday, 10am to 2pm, Saturdays. 

Thes new hours help us prepare for the late 2022 opening of our Watts-Midtown Branch. Watch this website, Facebook, and our library email newsletters for updates! 


Side view of Library2Go bookmobile van

About the Mobile Library2Go

Pick up your library materials closer to home with Library2Go! Running weekly routes throughout the community, Library2Go provides a collection of children’s picture books, juvenile series, adult fiction and nonfiction, and DVDs for checkout on the spot. If you need to renew or register for a library card, sign up onboard! Library2Go also provides mobile wifi access and ROCKfi access.

Important Notes

  • You can select Library2Go as your hold pickup location for library items
  • Masks are encouraged, but not required.
  • Hazardous weather may force a route or stop cancellation; we will post changes on our Facebook page and update our recorded phone line

Contact Library2Go

Request a Pickup at a Mobile Stop: 309-989-5450

Recorded Information Line: 309-732-7369

Special Event Requests: 309-732-7335

Back to School 2022 Schedule

Bookmobile Schedule


10:00am to 11:30am - St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2930 31st Avenue, Rock Island

1:30pm to 2:30pm - Blackhawk Park, 1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island

4:30pm to 5:30pm - Martin Luther King Community Center, 620 9th Street, Rock Island


10:00am to 11:30 am - South Rock Island Township/Roe Aquarium, 4330 11th Street, Rock Island

4:30pm to 5:30pm - Edgewood Baptist Church, 2704 38th Street, Rock Island. Note time change.


12:30pm to 1:30pm -Rock Island Academy, 930 14th Street, Rock Island. Every other Wednesday, 8/10 to 9/30

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Advance Auto Parts, 3813 18th Avenue, Rock Island


10:00am to 11:30am - HyVee, Rock Island, 2930 18th Avenue

1:30pm to 2:30pm - Centennial Shelter Park, Lock 31, Big Island Road, Milan. Note time change.

4:30pm to 5:30pm - Goodwill, 4664 44th Street, Rock Island


School routes

School routes rotate on a red/gold week schedule. Check our calendar for pop-up events at other times.

Morning Red/Gold School Routes

Red: Weeks of Aug. 8, 22, Sept. 6 & 19

3:00pm to 4:00pm:

Monday: Longfellow Elementary (starts 8/8/22)

Tuesday: Ridgewood Elementary

Thursday: RI Ctr Math & Science

Friday: Denkmann Elementary

Gold: Weeks of Aug. 15, 29, Sept. 12 & 26

3:00pm to 4:00pm:

Monday: Frances Willard Elementary

Tuesday: Thomas Jefferson Elementary

Thursday: Earl Hanson Elementary

Friday: Eugene Field Elementary