Memorial Day Closing

Rock Island Library buildings and Library2Go will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 


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Read All About Camp iRead and Have a GREAT Summer!

Read all about the GREAT summer we have planned, full of FREE Camp iRead activities for ALL ages. Download our Summer Newsletter at the link  below, or pick up your Summer Guide at any Rock Island Public Library.

The Seed Library Is Open!

Gardeners eagerly awaiting spring, take heart: The Rock Island Public Library Seed Library is now open for the 2022 home gardening season.

RIPL's 150th Anniversary

2022 marks the start of our 150th year as a public library, and that’s a great reason to celebrate! The Rock Island Public Library began November 25, 1872, the first in Illinois to actually open for business after the passing of the 1872 Illinois Local Library Act.