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    Kids Ride Metro Free to Library Programs this Summer

    A summer partnership from Metro will allow children to travel for free to summer reading programs at two Rock Island Libraries just by showing a valid library card. Read on...
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    Holiday Refuse, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

    During the week of the Independence Day holiday, refuse and yard waste will be on schedule on Monday and one day late the rest of the week; recycling will be one day late all week. Read on...
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    Update Rock Island - June 19, 2017

    Mayor Mike Thoms gives an update at the June 19 City Council Meeting on upcoming events in Rock Island. Read on...
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    Rock Island Schedule of Activities for Red, White & BOOM!

    Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation for some patriotic fun... Read on...
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    Stories and More Fill Summer at Rock Island Library

    Parents and grandparents looking for ways to keep kids occupied over the summer should make plans to visit the Rock Island Public Library and take advantage of the library's free Reading by Design summer reading and learning program. Read on...
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    Rock Island Library Teen Events Cook Up Summer Fun

    Fun and learning for teens gets creative with upcoming programs on cooking, making graphic novels, and tie-dye, all at the Rock Island Public Library Read on...
  7. Road Construction; Temporary Intersection Closure at 40 ST 13 AV

    On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, utility and pavement patching work will begin at the intersection of 40th Street and 13th Avenue. Read on...
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    Reading by Design Summer Events for Adults

    Drop in at your Rock Island Public Library this June and July to learn about history, raising chickens, making crafts, and more! Read on...
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    Reading by Design Library Programs Create a Great Summer

    Reading by Design at the Rock Island Public Library kicks off in an artful way Saturday, June 10. The hands-on learning and creating opportunities this summer include more than 70 free events for all ages at Rock Island Library locations. Read on...
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    Rock Island Offers Outdoor Summer Camps

    Kayaking, pickleball, using a compass, soccer, feeding a giraffe… Read on...
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    Elvis Lives-Trip to Wisconsin

    Rock Island Parks & Recreation is planning a trip to The Fireside... Read on...
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