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Local Library Resources
Resources Available at Local Library 
Never overlook the importance of spending a few hours at the library. The Rock Island County Historical Society Library’s vertical files contain an amazingly diverse collection of information that is well cross-referenced in their card catalog. You can also find newspapers, city directories, community histories, photographs and postcards in collections.

Some of our favorite places are: 

Rock Island Public Library
401 19th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309)732.7341 (reference desk / historical room) 

Rock Island County Historical Society Library
Blackhawk Genealogical Society Library
822 11th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
(309)764.8590 

Augustana College Library
3435 9 ½ Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309)794.7317 

Rock Island County Recorder of Deeds Office
Rock Island County Courthouse
200 15th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
(309)786.6441 (information desk)