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Silvis Library Holding Teen Talk Programs

June 18th, 2021
Silvis Library Holding Teen Talk Programs

Join Silvis Public Library, 1101 4th Ave., at 5 p.m. July 27 for a COMMUNITY CONVERSATION that will connect teens to community nonprofits for engaging volunteer opportunities! Refreshments will be provided. Two attendees will have the chance to win a $25 gift card! Attend in-person at the McGehee Center or register to attend via GoToMeeting: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsRegister.cfm?SiteID=1170… This conversation is made possible by the Libraries Transforming Communities Grant!  Read More

Silvis Public Library Unveiling A New Remodel!

December 22nd, 2020
Silvis Public Library Unveiling A New Remodel!

The Silvis Library has been a cornerstone of our community for over 100 years. Throughout that time, the library (and community) have undergone a lot of changes. As the city has grown, so has our library. As early as November of 1911, the Silvis Woman’s Club began collecting books and looking for a location for a library. When the new City Hall was completed in 1922, an area on the lower level was designated as the permanent home of the library. The first version of the Summer Reading Program was started in the spring of 1931. The library purchased 300 “Books I Have Read” booklets... Read More

Virtually Escape Oz with the Silvis Public Library

April 27th, 2020
Virtually Escape Oz with the Silvis Public Library

Join the Silvis Public Library for their very first Virtual Escape Room! What would you do if a tornado swept you away from your home to a strange, unknown world full of flying monkeys, witches, and little people? Experience Escaping Oz with the Silvis Public Library this Tuesday Apr 28 from 5 – 6 p.m. on Facebook Live. Can you solve all the puzzles, navigate the Land of Oz, and find your way back home? You know one thing for sure: you’re definitely not in Kansas anymore…   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of April 26th: Escape Room, Dance Party, Plant Sale and MORE!

April 26th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of April 26th: Escape Room, Dance Party, Plant Sale and MORE!

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’ll 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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Silvis Public Library Presents Facebook Live Storytime on Thursdays!

April 7th, 2020
Silvis Public Library Presents Facebook Live Storytime on Thursdays!

Ms. ShoShanna has missed reading to everyone these past few weeks! So, the Silvis Public Library has decided to host a Facebook Live Watch Party Storytime every Thursday in April and May at 6 p.m. with Ms. ShoShanna, herself! Join in live to listen to some stories. Only a few videos will be left up to watch later for a short time due to copyright guidelines.     For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Lots Of Treats In Store At Local Halloween Events

October 27th, 2016
Lots Of Treats In Store At Local Halloween Events

There are going to be plenty of treats, tricks, scares and surprises during this year’s Halloween season in the Quad-Cities, and here are some of the events you can check out. Fright Night takes place beginning at 5 p.m. in the District in downtown Rock Island, featuring music, fun activities for kids, crafts and arts, lots of free candy, a costume contest, DJ Jeff James and more. It’s all free and all fun down in the District. Also down in the District at Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island, their hellishly fun triple-decker haunted house The Asylum is going to be wrapping things... Read More