Quantcast
   
Tuesday - February 7, 2023
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Children’s Authors Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham Coming To Rock Island Library

February 6th, 2023
Children's Authors Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham Coming To Rock Island Library

Best-selling children’s author/illustrator team of Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham, creators of the acclaimed Friends series for middle-school ages, join us for an online visit at 3pm on Saturday, February 11! Once you register, you will receive a Zoom link and we have an activity packet for you and your child.  The authors will talk about their books, answer your questions, and share an engaging activity. About the books, Goodreads says: “Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this middle grade graphic novel series... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Closed For The Holidays

December 24th, 2022
Rock Island Public Library Closed For The Holidays

Rock Island Public Library is closed for the holidays. Remember that our online services are always open to RIPL cardholders at www.rockislandlibrary.org. We look forward to seeing you after the holiday, when we reopen on December 27.  Read More

Rock Island Library Hosting Camp iRead Through July 31

July 12th, 2022
Rock Island Library Hosting Camp iRead Through July 31

Summer is full of stories, and there’s no better place to start yours than at the Rock Island Public Library!  Camp iRead offers all-ages reading challenge and FREE events for campers of all ages through July 31. To participate, sign up and log on Beanstack, our web and app-based reading tracker. This year, we’re offering ONE challenge for all ages, so it’s simple for campers to work together. You can even use Beanstack’s Friends and Leaderboards to share your progress with friends or family members. Camp iREad “Rules:” Rule 1: Have fun!  Rule 2: Read whatever... Read More

Rock Island Library Hosting Fun Craft Event For Kids And Parents

July 8th, 2022
Rock Island Library Hosting Fun Craft Event For Kids And Parents

Rock Island Southwest Library is holding a fun take and make event for kids and parents. Sign up for our July 12 take and make all-ages craft – a patriotic red, white, and blue clothespin wreath with silver stars. This one’s a bit more complicated, so we suggest working on it as a family unit. 13 kits left at this time, so sign up at our calendar today.   Read More

Quad City Botanical Center Summer Reading Challenge Kicks Off Wednesday

May 31st, 2022
Quad City Botanical Center Summer Reading Challenge Kicks Off Wednesday

Drop in June 1 anytime between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm for our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Kickoff at the Quad City Botanical Center!  Here’s a sample of the ALL AGES fun we have planned: Sign up for our free Summer Reading Challenge, and get your official Summer Reading Registration Patch Pick up a free kids summer badge book, with ideas to help your school age kids keep reading all summer long Get a Summer Reader yard sign, and tell the world you’re in Camp iRead! Browse activities and crafts for all ages from RIPL, Quad City Botanical Center, Rock Island Parks, Metro, Nahant Marsh,... Read More

Great Live Music, Comedy, And A Car Show In This Week’s FUN10

January 23rd, 2022
Great Live Music, Comedy, And A Car Show In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Rock Island Library “Heads to the Wild Side” For Library Card Signups

September 23rd, 2021
Rock Island Library “Heads to the Wild Side” For Library Card Signups

Librarians are pretty excited about getting people signed up for library cards during National Library Card Sign Up Month. To help get the word out about all the wild and amazing things you can do with a library card, Rock Island Public Library and three other Illinois Quad City libraries will show up this Friday in a pretty wild place – Niabi Zoo. Rock Island Public Library has arranged to bring their Mobile Library2Go bookmobile to Niabi Zoo in Coal Valley from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Friday, September 24, and invited other library partners to join in the fun.  At the present time, East Moline... Read More

Full STEAM Ahead For Rock Island Library Today!

August 18th, 2021
Full STEAM Ahead For Rock Island Library Today!

Rock Island Public Library children’s librarians will continue to show up at our Longview Park Library2Go bookmobile stop from 2:30 to 3:30 pm on Wednesdays in August for Full STEAM Ahead. Stop by for some fun with our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kits. Miss Ranell will bring a new kit each week. This event is great for grades K-6! (Wednesdays are early dismissal days for Rock Island-Milan School District #41.) For more information, see www.rockislandlibrary.org.  Read More

Save the Date for Music and Fun with Babaloo At Rock Island’s Lincoln Park Thursday

July 14th, 2021
Save the Date for Music and Fun with Babaloo At Rock Island's Lincoln Park Thursday

Rock Island Public Library brings acclaimed family performer Babaloo to Rock Island’s Lincoln Park bandshell for a free concert on 10:30 am on Thursday, July 15. The event, part of the library’s Reading Colors Your World summer activities, is free and open to all ages. Babaloo concerts are a blend of music and comedy, and usually run under one hour. Families should bring lawn chairs or other seating, and social distance as needed. There is no rain date. Babaloo, who hails from Missouri, offers a riotous blend of wacky tunes, antics, and activities to keep audiences energized and laughing.... Read More

Elephant & Piggie, Spamalot, Reading Groups For Kids And More In This Week’s FUN10!

June 6th, 2021
Elephant & Piggie, Spamalot, Reading Groups For Kids And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More