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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Dance up some learning at the Hug-A-Book Dance Party

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Kids and families have a chance to dance, build early learning skills, and get a free book, all with the Hug-A-Book Dance party at the Rock Island Public Library.

The Hug-a-Book Dance Party is from 6:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, at the Rock Islan...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Finish Craft Projects with Open Sew Saturday at Rock Island Downtown Library

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If finishing a craft from that pile of unfinished projects was your resolution for 2019, the Rock Island Library's Open Sew Saturday might be just right for you.

The library is offering the Open Sew Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Saturday, January 19 a...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Coffee & Community Conversations Discuss Library's Strategic Plan

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Three identical "Coffee and Community Conversation" sessions on the Strategic Plan will be offered:

6:00 pm, Monday, January 21, Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.

6:00 pm, Wednesday, January 23, 30/31 Library, 3059 30th Street, and 

2:00 ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Enjoy some "Cinema at Southwest" this Thursday

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Cinema at Southwest offers a new movie for adults on the third Thursday of each month at 10:00 am in the Community Room of the Rock Island Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road. Movies are rated PG-13 or higher, and the free showing includes light refres...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Help the Rock Island Library Meet Ambitious Reading Goals, Enjoy a Family Read-In at the

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Their Winter Reading Challenge asks children and teens to read 300 minutes (five hours) by January 31, 2019. Print, eBooks, and audiobooks all count. Reading logs are available for children in pre-Kindergarten to 6th grades and teens ages 12 to 18. Minute...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Notice of Public Meeting

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Notice of Public Meeting

Notice to the Residents of City of Rock Island regarding Community Development Block Grant Five Year Consolidated Plan Listening Sessions / Public Comment opportunities.

 

The City of Rock Island, as a designated entitlement...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Snow Emergency

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The City of Rock Island is declaring a snow emergency effective at 11 PM, Friday, January 11, 2019.  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.  ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Adults, resolve to learn more at your library this January!

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January is a great time for new beginnings, and your Rock Island Library is a great place to begin a new interest, deepen your knowledge, or simply get out of the house! 

Have you resolved to . . . 

  • Learn more about your family history? Tr...
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Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

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In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically by the Iowa's Department of Transportation.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit http://www.i...

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