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    Rock Island Library Rolls Out New School Bookmobile Routes

    The Rock Island Public Library rolled out new after school Library2Go bookmobile routes this week at Rock Island-Milan elementary schools. The new 3:00 to 4:00 pm stops alternate between schools every other week. Read on...
  2. Snow Fleet at Public Works

    Snow Emergency

    The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective on Friday, January 14, 2022. Once snow depth has reached 2 inches, parking is not allowed on any marked snow routes until the snow has stopped and has been cleared. Read on...
  3. Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood

    Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule

    Refuse and recycling collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Read on...
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    State of the City Address - January 10, 2022

    Mayor Mike Thoms gives the Annual State of the City Address. Read on...
  5. Rock Island Public Library Read for a Better World Winter Reading Challenge

    Read for a Better World this Winter with RIPL!

    Using the power of imagination, readers can always envision a better world. To encourage reading for fun and relaxation, the Rock Island Public Library offers the all-ages "Read for a Better World" Winter Reading Challenge, Jan. 17-Feb. 26. Read on...
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    Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center

    In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus Millennium Waste will be closing the Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center on Saturdays from January 15, 2022 through March 26, 2022. Read on...
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    Career Opportunity - Firefighter/Paramedic

    The City of Rock Island is currently looking to fill 3 Firefighter/Paramedic positions. Read on...
  8. Hands holding tablet with New York Times Cooking site displayed

    New Digital Services from Rock Island Public Library

    If you’re looking for some great appetizer ideas for your New Year’s party, or tips on using library internet resources during the long weekend, the Rock Island Public Library has two new digital tools that can help. Read on...
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