1. HNA 2019-2023 - JPG

    Housing Needs of the Community

    You're invited to participate

    See the Construction of Lock & Dam 15 through Original Footage

    It's a video that traveled a long way to come back home, and you can see footage from the 1934 construction of Lock and Dam 15 in a special "How to Build a Dam" program at the Rock Island Public Library. Read on...
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    Play Trivia for a Great Cause: Helping Kids Love Reading!

    The Rock Island Public Library Foundation and the Lorene Evans Watts Fund for Children’s Materials will host the "Books for Kids" Trivia Night for a great cause - helping kids love reading! Read on...
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    Rock Island Unplugged 3

    The third installment of Rock Island Unplugged will feature our elected City Officials and Mayor Mike Thoms. Read on...
  5. Image of protesters, sign with word NO! in foreground Rock Island Library and Augustana College logo

    Library, Augustana Consider Student Activism from the 1960s to Greta Thunberg

    The 22nd Annual Frieze Lecture Series at the Rock Island Public Library, presented with Augustana College, will consider the nature and impact of student activism here and around the world in a series of four free talks. Read on...
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    Scare Up Some Fun and Learning at Rock Island Library

    A spooky escape game and tales of local haunts are timely additions to the Rock Island Public Library’s programming treats for October. Read on...
  7. Bike Path Flood Hoses

    Rock Island Flood Preparations

    The City of Rock Island is preparing for the rising Mississippi River. City staff is implementing the flood strategy plan as the river rises which includes installing pumps and closing gatewells. Read on...
  8. Fire Hydrant Flushing

    Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

    The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, October 7, 2019, at 12:00 AM (midnight). Crews will be flushing fire hydrants on first and third shifts until completed. Read on...
  9. Leaf Bags

    Leaf Collection Program

    The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, October 7 through Friday, December 6, 2019. Read on...
  10. Important

    Rock River Flood Warning

    Due to the high river level on the Rock River, the City of Rock Island is recommending boaters avoid the Rock River west of Ben Williamson Park. Read on...
  11. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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