Temporary Parking Changes Downtown

Due to the Camp "Wanna-Be-Reading" event, the Downtown Library parking lot and drive up book return will be closed from 8 am Wednesday, June 29 through 10 am Thursday, June 30. Please use street and other public lots.

Patrons may return items via Curbside from 9 am to 6 pm. Please pull into the Curbside slot in the library alley and call 309-732-7323. 

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.

The Seed Library is a free collection of seeds available to any household, with no library card required. Use our collection to explore new varieties of vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs, available while supplies last!

You can drop in to select seeds during regular business hours on the first floor of the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL. For more details, including seeds-by-mail options for cardholders in our Rock Island and Milan-area service territory only, please see our Seed Library page.