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Rock Island Public Library Book Sale Extending To Two Days Sept. 22-23

September 21st, 2023
Rock Island Public Library Book Sale Extending To Two Days Sept. 22-23

For September only, the Rock Island Public Library one-day book sale extends to 2 days!  The sale goes from 10 am to 1pm, Friday, September 22, AND Saturday, September 23  at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street Shop our great selection of books and other materials for all ages. Unless items are specially marked, our sale works on a voluntary donation basis. So fill a bag and pay what you like! Sales benefit the PALS (People Advocating for Library Services) fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. Proceeds go for special library needs, including fine free lending! PS:... Read More

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

Davenport Public Library Hosting Caregiver Program For Children

July 27th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Hosting Caregiver Program For Children

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting a caregiver program on Tuesday, August 2nd |Eastern at 10am. Bring some of your child’s favorite storybook characters to life with felt! Felt boards make stories interactive while building memory, creativity, vocabulary, and literacy skills. Participants will leave the session with a ready-to-use felt board set to bring new excitement to storytime at home. This program is for parents and caregivers of toddler and pre-kindergarten-age children. Adults and teens only. Registration is required. Learn more and register by visiting:  https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9084521  Read More

Teen Videos Sought For New Contest At Davenport Public Library

October 19th, 2021
Teen Videos Sought For New Contest At Davenport Public Library

Teens between the ages of 11-19 are invited to show off their creativity and filmmaking skills by creating videos for the QC Libraries’ Annual Teen Video Contest! Two grand prizes of $100 Visa gift cards will be awarded to winning videos in each category: Short Form Video (30-60 seconds) and Long Form Video (3-5 minutes). Videos must be submitted by October 31, 2021. Teens can find more information and submit their entries at: bit.ly/2021teenvideocontest. Contact Youth Services and Programming Librarian Amber Carlson at acarlson@davenportlibrary.com with any questions! This event is FREE... Read More

Quad-Cities Libraries’ Holding Teen Reading Challenge

October 9th, 2021
Quad-Cities Libraries' Holding Teen Reading Challenge

Teen readers (ages 11-19) are invited to take part in this annual teen challenge to see which QC Libraries’ teens can read the most during the month of October! Every QC teen reader who reads for at least 1,000 minutes will be entered into a grand prize drawing to win a $100 Visa gift card! Keep track of your minutes spent reading on www.davenportlibrary.beanstack.com, the Beanstack app, or a paper log that will be available in the Teen Area of participating libraries. As a bonus, Davenport teens will get a ticket to enter in exclusive prize drawings for every 250 minutes they log reading!... Read More

Trax In The Stax Returning To Bettendorf Public Library

September 21st, 2021
Trax In The Stax Returning To Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library’s Trax in the Stax program is returning to in-person programming on Thursday, September 23rd at 7:00 PM. The unique music listening event will feature librarian Lucas Berns as he offers attendees a brief introduction to the popular “Rough Guide” CD series. The free event will take place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf and no registration is required to attend. The September Trax in the Stax will embrace the Global Gathering World Tour theme, inviting participants the opportunity to experience a little... Read More