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Davenport Library, Putnam Want Your Pandemic Reflections

September 14th, 2020

With a confluence of crises happening simultaneously, it’s obvious that we’re living through some very historic times. The Davenport Public Library and Putnam Museum & Science Center want you to be part of that history as it’s collected, by submitting your personal, written impressions, documents, photos and/or video about life in the Quad-Cities during the Covid-19 era. Both Davenport institutions are collecting individual or group reflections about how life has changed since the pandemic began early this year. With this collection, present and future generations of Quad Citizens will... Read More

Davenport Public Library Offers Storytime Live Wednesdays In September

September 6th, 2020

Join the Library’s youth services department on the Facebook Live every Wednesday beginning in September at 10:00 am for some storytime fun! We’ll read stories, sing songs, share interactive games & fingerplays, and hopefully, brighten up your day. We also love to say “Hi!” to our storytime friends who are watching live, so grownups (or kids if they have their grownup’s permission) are invited to drop a name in our Storytime Live comments for a fun shout-out. Each storytime video will remain on the Library’s Facebook at www.facebook.com/davenportlibrary/... Read More

Rock Island Parks And Rec Offering Variety Of Sports Programs For Kids

June 18th, 2020

FRIDAY June 19th is the registration deadline for Tball and Coach Pitch Programs with Rock Island Parks and Recreation. You can register by calling 309-732-7275 option 1 weekdays from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm or online by clicking the program links below: T Ball: 3-5 year old Coach Pitch “Modified”: 5-6 year old Coach Pitch Girls Softball: 7-9 year olds Coach Pitch Boys Baseball: 7-9 year olds We still have a few spots available for our modified outdoor sport camp programming. The following sports activities are offered: mini youth sports skills outdoor camps including basketball, baseball,... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Bursting With Activities For The Summer

June 5th, 2020

Rock Island Public Library is rockin’ it with activities for families this summer! The library sent out a massive list of events and other cool stuff, and here are all the details: Children’s Events: Registration required for most programs, so we can contact participants with links, videos, and instructions on kit pick-up, if applicable. Each kit will contain supplies and instructions. Register via our online calendar at www.rockislandlibrary.org or call our Children’s Room phone at 309-732-7360. Absolute Science: VIEW on demand. By special arrangement with our friends at Absolute... Read More

Free Movies For Kids A Sweet Valentine From Rock Island Library

February 14th, 2020

If you’re looking for free ways to engage your child or teen this February, the Rock Island Public Library has some pretty sweet deals planned for you. Two free movies on the afternoon of Friday, February 14 will help give Rock Island and Milan children and teens something to do in their time off school. (Elementary students in the Rock Island/Milan School District have early dismissal on February 14, while junior high and high-school students are out for Parent-Teacher conferences.) Options include an animated movie for children at the Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, and... Read More

Get A Great View Of The New I-74 Bridge At Rock Island Public Library

June 16th, 2019

Gain a whole new view of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project, thanks to virtual reality technology available at the Rock Island Public Library. The I-74 Bridge Virtual Reality experience will be available for viewing at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street, from now through September 27. The virtual reality program allows participants to explore the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge in a unique way, thanks to 360-degree animation from the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) and technology partners from the Iowa State University Institute for Transportation and Virtual Reality... Read More

Rock Island Library Offers A Universe Of Free Events This Summer

May 23rd, 2019

The Rock Island Library’s Universe of Stories programming and reading challenges launch June 1 at all Rock Island Libraries and online. People of all ages can stay busy exploring new worlds of learning this summer, with weekly art, science, math, summer reading challenges, reading challenges, and a whole galaxy of free events at the Rock Island Public Library.   Registration is open now for weekly programs offered on Monday and Tuesdays for kids in Kindergarten through Sixth grades. STEAMAZING Mondays, Carle’s Creators, Art is Universal, and Blast Off Math all start the week of... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

Sid the Science Kid At the Family Museum Through Aug. 27

August 6th, 2017

Through August 27, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the Family Museum! This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking... Read More

Back to School Bash At Riverside Aquatic Center

August 3rd, 2017

The end of the summer break is unfortunately approaching. Which means long lines at registration, school supply shopping and a Back to School Bash! That’s right, the Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Back to School Bash on Sunday Aug 6 from 12-5 p.m. at Riverside Aquatic Center. The cost to enter the Aquatic Center for this event is only $1.00! Backpacks full of school supplies will be handed out to the first 100 children through the doors (each child must be present). A.D. Huesing will be providing free food (while supplies last) and Quad City Bouncy will have bounce houses... Read More

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