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Enjoy Storytime With The Kids Outdoors At Davenport’s Eastern Avenue Library

June 8th, 2021
Enjoy Storytime With The Kids Outdoors At Davenport's Eastern Avenue Library

Join us outside at the Eastern Ave. Branch (6000 Eastern Ave.) Story Circle for songs and books every Tuesday in June and July at 10:00 am! Registration for each session is required at https://bit.ly/dpl-outdoorstorytime. When signing up, please indicate how many children will participate and how many additional people will be present. Space is limited in order to maintain social distancing. If possible, please limit the number of non-participating attendees. In case of inclement weather, storytime will be cancelled. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com... Read More

Juneteenth: The Second U.S. Independence Day Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

June 7th, 2021
Juneteenth: The Second U.S. Independence Day Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

Juneteenth – short for “June Nineteenth” – marks the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were told by Union troops that they were free. Since then, the date has become a national celebration of emancipation. Join us Tuesday, June 15th at 6:30 pm for a virtual discussion led by Ryan Saddler, CEO of the Friends of MLK, Inc. as we talk about the history and celebration of Juneteenth. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7647800 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch... Read More

Paint Summer with Fun and Learning with the Rock Island Library, June 7-12 events

June 6th, 2021
Paint Summer with Fun and Learning with the Rock Island Library, June 7-12 events

Summer reading and events at the Rock Island Public Library continue June 7 through 12 with free events for children, teens, and adults, including take-home kits for kids, a non-fiction book club for adults, and Summer2Go activities around library bookmobile stops. Children and Family Events this week: Children’s Bead Kit, available starting Monday, June 7 at Downtown, Southwest, and Mobile Libraries while supplies last. One kit per child, no registration required. Facebook Live Storytime: Tuesday at 10:30 am with Miss Ranell. Stories and more for ages five and under. Summer2Go with Library2Go:... Read More

Outdoor Storytime at the Davenport Public Library

June 5th, 2021
Outdoor Storytime at the Davenport Public Library

Join us outside at the Eastern Ave. Branch (6000 Eastern Ave.) Story Circle for songs and books every Tuesday in June and July at 10:00 am! Registration for each session is required at https://bit.ly/dpl-outdoorstorytime. When signing up, please indicate how many children will participate and how many additional people will be present. Space is limited in order to maintain social distancing. If possible, please limit the number of non-participating attendees. In case of inclement weather, storytime will be cancelled. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com... Read More

Chalk the Lot: Summer Reading Kick-Off! at the Davenport Public Library

June 4th, 2021
Chalk the Lot: Summer Reading Kick-Off! at the Davenport Public Library

Kick off Summer Reading 2021: Reading Colors Your World by helping us color our world outside the library! We’ll bring the chalk; you bring the creativity! Sign up for a 1-hour time slot on Saturday, June 19th between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm at either our Eastern Ave. or Fairmount St. branches to decorate your assigned parking spot with a recreation of a book cover, an inspirational quote, or a silly sketch. Register at http://bit.ly/chalkthelot. We’ll alternate available spots to keep things safe and socially distant. Sign up for one space and work as a family or with a friend or register... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Coloring Kids’ Worlds With Reading This Week

June 1st, 2021
Rock Island Public Library Coloring Kids' Worlds With Reading This Week

Summer reading and events at the Rock Island Public Library begin the first week of June in full technicolor style with a summer reading “colorama” kickoff, a take-home pinwheel kit for kids, the start of Summer2Go events around the library bookmobile, a Friends and Family seminar with NAMI, and more. From June 1 to July 31, Reading Colors Your World summer reading challenges and events at the Rock Island Public Library will encourage readers of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art and color, and see the beauty of diversity. Library summer reading programs help children and... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Trivia Night Tonight

June 1st, 2021
Davenport Public Library Hosting Trivia Night Tonight

Calling all trivia players! Do you like to show off all the random bits of knowledge stored in your head? Of course you do! Join Davenport Public Library Tuesday, June 1st at 6:30 pm on Zoom for a night of fun-filled trivia! Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-trivia-night Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832  Read More

Add Color to Your Summer with Rock Island Library Events this week

May 29th, 2021
Add Color to Your Summer with Rock Island Library Events this week

Summer reading and events at the Rock Island Public Library begin the first week of June in full technicolor style with a summer reading “colorama” kickoff, a take-home pinwheel kit for kids, the start of Summer2Go events around the library bookmobile, a Friends and Family seminar with NAMI, and more. From June 1 to July 31, Reading Colors Your World summer reading challenges and events at the Rock Island Public Library will encourage readers of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art and color, and see the beauty of diversity. Library summer reading programs help children and... Read More

Memorial Day Closing for Rock Island Libraries; Library Kicks off Summer Challenges, Events June 1

May 28th, 2021
Memorial Day Closing for Rock Island Libraries; Library Kicks off Summer Challenges, Events June 1

Rock Island Public Library locations and bookmobile routes will be closed Monday, May 31 for the Memorial Day holiday. During the holiday, digital content and research will still be available at www.rockislandlibrary.org, along with Beanstack summer reading registration. Summer kicks into full technicolor glory June 1 with the start of the Reading Colors Your World summer programs for all ages. Rock Island Public Library kicks off a vibrant summer of reading and fun with a “Curbside Colorama Kickoff” from 3:30 to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, June 1 outside the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.... Read More

Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May 23rd, 2021
Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join us Tuesday, May 25th at 6:00 pm for a discussion on various mental health issues. We will talk about the associated signs and symptoms of different mental health disorders. Also, we will talk about when to get professional help and how to do it. This presentation is presented by the Vera French Mental Health Center. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: http://bit.ly/dpl-mentalhealth101 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More