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    Rock Island Library Introduces Homebound Resources Program

    The Rock Island Public Library has introduced a Homebound Resources service to deliver library materials to Rock Island and Milan residents who are temporarily or permanently homebound. Read on...
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    Catch Library2Go Same Time, Same Place Every Week!

    Library2Go, the Rock Island Public Library’s traveling outreach vehicle, is now running on a weekly schedule. The new schedule is in effect through October 30. Read on...
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    ROCK THE RIVER SIX FEET APART-Y

    The QC Rock Academy is teaming up with Rock Island Parks & Recreation for an awesome night of live music with plenty of room for social distancing! Read on...
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    Pick up a Hug-A-Book PLAY kit next week!

    Families can sign up to pick up a Hug-A-Book: Play kit next week filled with at-home activities to support preschool learning through play. The event kit is available at Rock Island Public Library locations. Read on...
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    Update Rock Island - September 14, 2020

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
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    Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 12 through Friday, December 4, 2020. Read on...
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    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 12:00 AM (midnight). Crews will be flushing fire hydrants on first and third shifts until completed. Read on...
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    City of Rock Island Response to Storm

    City of Rock Island crews are currently out cleaning the roadways of debris, limbs and trees. Read on...
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    Rock Island City-Wide Garage Sales

    Garage sales will be happening all over Rock Island and Milan the weekend of September 26th. Read on...
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    Rock Island Public Library Children’s Events Offer Stories and More Online

    The Rock Island Public Library Children’s Department continues to ZOOM into entertaining learning and reading online and at home with new and returning events this September. Read on...
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    Celebrate the Wonders of Your Library Card

    The official “spokesperson” of National Library Card Sign-up Month is Wonder Woman, who reminds everyone that libraries are wonderful. The Rock Island Public Library is also providing wonderful reasons to celebrate! Read on...
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    Candidate Packets Available for April 2021 Election

    Candidate Packets are available those interested in running for Rock Island Mayor, Alderman Ward 1, Alderman Ward 3, Alderman Ward 5 or Alderman Ward 7 Read on...
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    Get Your GROOVE On: Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

    Rock Island Parks & Recreation hosts annual Thursday Night Groove Concert Series... Read on...
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    Rock River Warning

    Due to the continued high river level of the Rock River, the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. Read on...
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    Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 35 ST North of 7 AV

    Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 35th Street north of 7th Avenue will be closed due to construction on the campus of Augustana College. Read on...
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