Rock Island/Milan School District 41 schools officially go on fall break starting Monday, Oct. 8. The Rock Island Public Library is offering families plenty of fun and free ways to fill time and learn with a number of special programs. Special fall intersession programming at Rock Island Libraries includes:
Other, regularly scheduled events for kids and families offered during intersession include Petite Picassos at the 30/31 Library and Southwest Craft Night on Oct. 9, the Bluestem Book Buddies book club and STEAM-Azing owl pellet dissection event on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Downtown Library; and a Tween and Teen Gaming Night on Oct. 18, also at Downtown.
For adults who may need a break as well, scheduled events for adults during the same time frame include Coffee and a Movie morning on Oct. 8, SEW Much Fun on Oct. 11, "How Not to Die" healthy lifestyle presentations on Oct. 8 and 15, a Ghost Crier talk on paranormal investigation on Oct. 16, Friday Technology Open Labs, and a number of book clubs for adults.
Find out more about these, and more lifelong learning options, at the events calendar on the library website. You can also sign up for the library email newsletter, follow Rock Island Public Library on Facebook, or pick up a Library Lines extra at Rock Island Library locations.