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My Library Rewards Launches At RIPL

June 15th, 2019

With access to a universe of items and services, having any library card is a reward in itself. And now there are few extra rewards, thanks to a first-in-the area program adopted by the Rock Island Public Library. The Rock Island Public Library is the first public library in the Quad Cities to subscribe to My Library Rewards™, a reading incentive program that promotes literacy, learning, and community engagement. With it, library card holders earn rewards just for checking out items at Rock Island Public Libraries. Any cardholder over age 12 who uses their card at a Rock Island Library... Read More

Budget Compromise Improves Outlook for Branch Library Operations

November 30th, 2016

A combination of significant behind-the-scenes budget work, coupled with hours changes and improvements in the assessed valuation of homes, should keep the Rock Island Library’s 30/31 Branch open past January 2017, according to a working document presented at Monday night’s Budget Review Session before the Rock Island City Council. Angela Campbell noted that the budget situation has evolved a great deal since a preliminary summary earlier this summer. “Between July and now, much has happened. Although we are still looking at a deficit for 2017, we are moving closer to a balanced budget.... Read More