September 20, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Southwest Branch Library
Monthly story and art activity for ages 5 and under. Develop early learning skills through hands-on art fun!
September 20, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Public Works
The Boaters’ Advisory Committee (BAC) voted at the March 15, 2017, meeting to change the day and time for future BAC meetings in 2017 from the third Thursday at 6:00 PM to the third Wednesday at 3:00 PM.
September 20, 2017, 5:00 pm @ City Hall
September 20, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
These educational meetings are intended to strengthen existing partnerships with the citizens of Rock Island so that we can continue to look at ways to prevent crime and improve services to the community.
September 20, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Monthly make-it-yourself session for adults, featuring simple projects using the library's sewing machines. SEW Much Fun made possible through a generous grant from the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. Please see website for each month's project. For adults 18 and up, registration required. Call or sign up online via the library website.
September 21, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Main Library
For teenage fans of anime (Japanese animation.) Watch anime, enjoy snacks, and learn to write hiragana characters. Ages 12 to 18.
September 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Rock Island Center for Math & Science
The City of Rock Island will be conducting an informational meeting regarding the Water Treatment Filter Facility construction project on Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Rock Island Center for Math & Science located at 2101 16th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois.
Please join City representatives and the contractor to discuss the project and how it will impact your property and school traffic until completed.
Project plans will be available at the meeting for your review. This meeting will allow you to discuss your individual concerns and meet with the personnel involved with the work.
September 22, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Main Library
Join us in the Children's Room for stories, activities, crafts and songs to build learning skills in ages five and under. Each event features different stories and crafts. In September, look for stories about puddles and turtles!
September 22, 2017, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Southwest Branch Library
Drop in for help with your tech questions from library Reference staff. Individual help with devices, email, social media and more. 4th Friday of every month, Southwest. (No event on 11/24 as library is closed.)
September 25, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
It's the 30th anniversary of the movie based on the classic book, The Princess Bride. Join us to interact with the movie, through responses to characters, witty quips, and props. It's inconceivable that you'd miss this! All ages, registration required. See library website to sign up.
September 26, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 30/31 Branch Library
Story, activity, and songs to build learning skills in ages five and under. Each week has a new story and craft theme. Stories about turtles and pumpkins are planned for September.
September 27, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Southwest Branch Library
Stories, activities/crafts, and songs to build early learning skills in ages five and under. Each week features different stories and craft themes. Today, we are reading about pumpkins!
September 27, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm @ Main Library
Annual Banned Books Week celebration of the freedom to read and think as you like brings in lovers of the written word to read aloud from their favorite banned or challenged works. Enter to win Banned Book Week prize drawings, and show your support for freedom of expression.
September 28, 2017, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tour the historic Chippiannock Cemetery with superintendent Greg Vogele, and learn about monuments, people, and scenery of the site. This tour is intended for adults, and registration is required. Tour is rain or shine, so wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Sign up via the library website or call.
September 28, 2017, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Police Department
Please join city representatives and the contractor to discuss the work and how it will impact your property until completed.
Project plans will be available at the meeting for your review. This meeting will allow you to discuss your individual concerns and meet with personnel involved with the work.
September 28, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
For tweens (ages 8 to 12) and teens (ages 12 to 18.) Gaming fun with video games on Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360, board games, and Pokemon. Free.
September 29, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Main Library
September 30, 2017, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Longview Park
Come shop for toys, trinkets, furniture, home décor, books, videos, clothes, antiques and much more.
September 30, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ 30/31 Branch Library
View stars and planets from our parking lot with the help of the Popular Astronomy Club's telescopes and mobile observatory. Park in First Baptist or Greek Orthodox Church lots. Please watch library Facebook page for updates, as this event is weather-permitting. All ages.