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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...
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    Enjoy Ukulele Music on Tuneful Tuesday at Rock Island Library

    Guests at the February 1 "Tuneful Tuesday" at Rock Island Public Library can enjoy music courtesy of the Quad City Ukulele Club. Read on...
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    Rock Island Library Wins Grant for Transforming Library Spaces

    The Rock Island Public Library is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $50,000 grant for fiscal year 2022 from the Illinois State Library to help it transform library spaces for COVID resilience. Read on...
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    For Immediate Release

    On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at approximately 10:54 P.M. the Rock Island Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Blackhawk Tobacco & Vape, 2733 18th Avenue. Read on...
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    Sweetheart Dance

    Dads, daughters, moms, sons and everyone…get dressed up and come have a fun night out together! 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...
  8. 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...
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