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Reading Challenge Opens Up At Moline Public Library Saturday

November 4th, 2022
Reading Challenge Opens Up At Moline Public Library Saturday

The Moline Public Library and Ascentra Credit Union are pleased to recognize Moline-Coal Valley School District’s first graders and students in mixed first grade classes who completed the 2022 Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge. Awards ceremonies for the schools are scheduled from 10:30 am to 3:10 pm on Saturday, November 5 at the Library. Tiger Tales encourages first graders and students in mixed first grade classes to read 10 books during the month of October. Students who have completed the challenge are invited to attend a pizza party with their family, where they will have their name... Read More

Reading Challenge Celebration Returns to Moline Library

October 24th, 2022
Reading Challenge Celebration Returns to Moline Library

The Moline Public Library and Ascentra Credit Union are pleased to recognize Moline-Coal Valley School District’s first graders and students in mixed first grade classes who completed the 2022 Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge. Awards ceremonies for the schools are scheduled from 10:30 am to 3:10 pm on Saturday, November 5 at the Library. Tiger Tales encourages first graders and students in mixed first grade classes to read 10 books during the month of October. Students who have completed the challenge are invited to attend a pizza party with their family, where they will have their name... Read More

Best-Selling Author Coming To Illinois’ Moline Public Library Tonight

October 6th, 2022
Best-Selling Author Coming To Illinois' Moline Public Library Tonight

Enjoy an evening with bestselling and award-winning author Nickolas Butler at the Moline Public Library, Thursday, October 6 at 6pm. Butler will read from his newest novel, Godspeed, and discuss his work. Books will be available for purchase after the presentation. Praised by novelist C.J. Box as a “page-turning, race-against-the-clock novel”, Godspeed is a stark exploration of the haves and have-nots, a cautionary tale of greed and violence that asks: How much is never enough? Butler’s other works include his internationally bestselling and award-winning debut, Shotgun Lovesongs, Beneath... Read More

‘Why Taiwan Matters’ Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

September 28th, 2022
'Why Taiwan Matters' Historical Presentation Slated For Moline Public Library

Norm Moline goes beyond the headlines and delves into the complicated past and present of a nation in his upcoming presentation Why Taiwan Matters. This event will be held at the Moline Public Library on Wednesday, October 12, at 6pm. Registration is not required. Taiwan is only one-fourth the size of Illinois but has twice as many people, fascinating landscapes, the World Vegetable Center, and the world’s 20th largest economy providing important exports such as in information-technology. Linked with mainland China for several centuries, it has been independent with special connections to the... Read More

Best-Selling Author Nickolas Butler Coming To Moline Public Library

September 22nd, 2022
Best-Selling Author Nickolas Butler Coming To Moline Public Library

Enjoy an evening with bestselling and award-winning author Nickolas Butler at the Moline Public Library, Thursday, October 6 at 6pm. Butler will read from his newest novel, Godspeed, and discuss his work. Books will be available for purchase after the presentation. Praised by novelist C.J. Box as a “page-turning, race-against-the-clock novel”, Godspeed is a stark exploration of the haves and have-nots, a cautionary tale of greed and violence that asks: How much is never enough? Butler’s other works include his internationally bestselling and award-winning debut, Shotgun Lovesongs, Beneath... Read More

WQPT Bringing Molly Of Denali To Iowa And Illinois Libraries This Week

July 11th, 2022
WQPT Bringing Molly Of Denali To Iowa And Illinois Libraries This Week

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT is bringing Molly of Denali to area libraries July 11 through 15. Molly of Denali is an animated children’s television series that airs on WQPT at 11:00 am Monday through Friday. The program was created by Dorothea Gillim and Kathy Waugh and produced by Atomic Cartoons and WGBH Kids for PBS Kids and CBC Kids. The series is the first American nationally distributed children’s show to feature an Alaska Native as the lead character. The series won a Peabody Award in the Children’s/Youth category in 2020. Molly will be appearing at the following libraries: Moline... Read More

Moline Public Library Offers Free Assistance with Naturalization Process

May 12th, 2022
Moline Public Library Offers Free Assistance with Naturalization Process

Esperanza Legal Center will host a free Naturalization Workshop at the Moline Public Library, Saturday, June 11, 11am to 4pm. Information will be provided by volunteers and led by Carolyn O’Connor, Immigration Legal Specialist (DOJ Accredited). The application process is simple with the help from Esperanza Legal Center’s experts. Volunteers speak Spanish and other languages may be available. For more information, please call 309-732-0047.  Read More

New Moline Book Group Examines Issues of Economics, Justice

March 9th, 2022
New Moline Book Group Examines Issues of Economics, Justice

Project NOW and the Moline Public Library are launching a new book group to explore important community issues – housing, economics, education, healthcare, and justice. The Rooting Out Poverty Book Discussion Group begins on Tuesday, March 29 at 6:30pm at the library (3210 41st Street, Moline). Future discussion dates and titles will be shared at this meeting. The first book selection for Rooting Out Poverty is Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. Discussion will be facilitated by Dwight Ford (Executive Director, Project NOW). Registration is required for this... Read More

Enjoy Zoom Chair Yoga From Home Today!

February 10th, 2022
Enjoy Zoom Chair Yoga From Home Today!

Don’t let the cold winter weather stop your fitness goals. Stretch yourself with Zoom Chair Yoga, a weekly, 45-minute virtual class hosted by the Moline Public Library.  Classes are available Thursdays, February 10, 17, and 24 at 11:00am upon registration. To sign up, please call the Library at 309-524-2470 or visit //molinelibrary.com/events. Certified yoga instructor Daina Lewis will instruct you on the essentials of chair yoga, which offers modification for standing and seated poses for those that need the extra support. New to yoga? This is a perfect way to play in poses and learn how to... Read More

Moline Public Library Holding ‘These Interesting Times’ Book Discussion

February 6th, 2022
Moline Public Library Holding 'These Interesting Times' Book Discussion

Join Midwest Writing Center contributing writers as they present an online panel discussion of the book These Interesting Times: Surviving 2020 in the Quad Cities, on Tuesday, February 15 at 6:30pm. Register to receive a Zoom link by calling or visiting the Moline Public Library (309-524-2470) or sign up at //molinelibrary.com/events. In this program facilitated by Midwest Writing Center’s Sarah Elgatian, local authors reflect on the disasters of 2020 through this memorable and moving collection of poetry, essays, and artwork. You will hear from the anthology’s contributors about how they endured... Read More