Posted on: April 28, 2017

Registration Open for Library Art & Math Programs

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Registration is now open for Design by Reading, presented by artist Gloria Burlingame, and Math by Design, presented by tutor Elizabeth Russell, offered at no additional charge on Tuesdays at the Main Library. These programs are suitable for children ente...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

May Events at Rock Island Public Libraries

May 1: Alpha Book Club meets at 3:00 pm in the Main Library Community Room, discussing Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear. Check the book out, read it, and discuss it with our daytime book group. Book discussions open to all who have read the ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Spring Community Garage Sale Cancelled

Due to the unfavorable and rainy weather forecast the Spring
Community Garage Sale at Longview Park scheduled for Saturday, April 29th,as well as the rain date of Sunday, April 30th, has been cancelled
and will not be rescheduled. For more information...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Spring Gardening with Craig Hignight

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The Rock Island Public Library will offer a free program, Spring Gardening with Craig Hignight, on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Rock Island Main Library Community Room, 401 19th Street. 

Kick off gardening season with one of the Qua...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Cardinals/Dodgers Trip offered by Rock Island Parks and Recreation

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Baseball fans are sure to have a good time at this Cardinals/Dodgers
baseball game on Monday, May 29th at Busch Stadium. The Rock IslandParks and Recreation trip will leave at 7:00 am for a 1:15 pm game. Bus will
leave 1 ½ hours after ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Update Rock Island - April 17, 2017

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  • Community Crime Prevention Partnership Meeting – Please join the City of Rock Island Police Department on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 for their monthly crime prevention meeting. This month’s topic will focus on crisis negotiations. These educational meeting...
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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Elvis Lives-Trip to Wisconsin

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Rock Island Parks & Recreation is planning a trip to The
Fireside in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin on Thursday, September 21, 2017 for a livemusical performance of the ULTIMATE Elvis tribute artist event ELVIS LIVES.

The Fireside Dinner Theatre strives to br...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

May the Fourth Be With You!

Save the date for the Rock Island Library's celebration of "May the Forth be With You Day" on Thursday, May 4. The library celebrates all things Star Wars with an event for all ages from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Rock Island Southwest Branch, 90...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Nominate Rock Island to Win $20K During "Meet Me at The Park"

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           This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, to revitalize parks acro...

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