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“The Stacks” Immersive Theatre Experience Debuts This Week!

February 22nd, 2024
“The Stacks” Immersive Theatre Experience Debuts This Week!

The Stacks, a new immersive theatre piece created by QC actor/director Ben Gougeon, will hold its world premiere February 22-March 2 and will be hosted by Sound Conservatory in downtown Moline. The show will take place in the old library stacks of the newly relocated music academy at the former Carnegie Library. Based around a fictional unsolved murder, The Stacks invites audiences to the night of September 25, 1957, when the body of Sam Hawkins is found in the stacks of a small Catholic college library . The play takes place simultaneously on multiple floors and in multiple rooms, and as the story... Read More

Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Check Out What’s The Good News!

July 24th, 2023
Looking For Positive News In Illinois And Iowa? Check Out What's The Good News!

We’re mid-summer and the weather is great in the Quad-Cities! Along with that, we’ve got plenty of sunny news on the forecast. Every month, in conjunction with our partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we present you with that forecast, our column What’s The Good News, highlighting bright skies of cool people, events, and happenings around the area, giving you a clear perspective of some of the awesome things going on in and around the Quad-Cities. So, what’s the good news for this month? Quad City Strikers Go To Nationals Quad City Strikers U15 boys soccer team finished sixth... Read More

Moline Library Hosting Shred Day Event October 1

September 12th, 2022
Moline Library Hosting Shred Day Event October 1

The Moline Public Library will host the ever popular “Shred Day” event on Saturday, October 1 from 9 am – 12pm in the Library’s parking lot. Bring personal documents in for secure destruction by Shred-it, using an onsite document destruction truck. Those participating are asked to limit documents to 2 normal-size file/paper boxes of documents per vehicle. This event is free to the public due to generous funding from R.I.A. Federal Credit Union.  Read More

Moline Library to Show New Hero Street Films Online Tuesday

November 9th, 2020
Moline Library to Show New Hero Street Films Online Tuesday

In time for Veterans Day, the Moline Public Library will showcase Fourth Wall Films’ two new documentaries Riding the Rails to Hero Street and A Bridge Too Far from Hero Street during an virtual screening event on Tuesday, Nov, 10 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Producers Kelly and Tammy Rundle will take part in an online Q&A following the films. Registration (at no charge) is required. To sign up, visit the Nov. 10 event on the MPL calendar at molinelibrary.com/events or call 309-524-2470. As of Monday morning, there are 35 seats remaining. Riding the Rails to Hero Street explores the immigrants’... Read More

Moline Library Furloughs All Employees, Future Uncertain

April 22nd, 2020
Moline Library Furloughs All Employees, Future Uncertain

It’s like rain on your wedding day…Isn’t it ironic? During National Library Week, the Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St., temporarily laid off all its 29 employees Wednesday. It’s been closed to the public since March 17 because of Covid-19, but Tuesday the library board and city council agreed to remove $450,000 from its 2020 budget of $3.9 million, board president Sue Blackall said. “We’re just gonna adjust to find out how we can recoup the cost of that,” she said, noting the city recommended furloughing employees last Sunday, and the board met at noon Tuesday. The library... Read More