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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Special Closing Announcement for February 27

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All Rock Island Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, February 27 for a staff development in-service day. Library2Go mobile library stops for the day are also cancelled.

Rock Island Public Library digital services and the online catalog will be...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule

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Refuse and recycling collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the President’s Day holiday.

The Drop-Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 noon...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Art Space Survey

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This survey will help the City of Rock Island gather information from local artists of all disciplines about their needs and preferences for space.

Answers will assist staff in identifying/developing affordable spaces where artists may live or work in Rock...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Update Rock Island - February 10, 2020

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Bi-State Regional Commission Kick-Off Meetings – Local officials are working with Bi-State Regional Commission staff to prepare an update of the Quad Cities Long Range Transportation Plan by early 2021. The Commission is conducting two ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

February Events for Children & Teens at Rock Island Library

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February Events for Children and Teens at the Rock Island Public Library 

February is Love Your Library Month. If you’re looking for free ways to engage your child or teen this February, the Rock Island Public Library has some pretty swe...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Have a Heart for Reading this February at RI Public Libraries

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February is Library Lovers’ Month, and the Rock Island Public Library is offering a way for patrons to encourage the gift of reading all month long.

Special Have a Heart for Reading donation trees will be available at Rock Island Downtown and Sou...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Police Applicant Informational Workshops

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The Police Department will be holding two informational workshops for new applicants at the Rock Island Police Department on:

February 12, 2020 at 6 p.m.

March 11, 2020 at 6 p.m.

These informational workshops will be held at the Police Department, 1212 5th A...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Mother & Son Night Out

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Moms bring your sons and come ready to play and have a fun night out together! Enjoy some friendly mother/son competition and fun games, dance to a live DJ, get silly or sweet pictures taken in the themed photo booth, eat some snacks, and get a free 5x7 p...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Chocolate Lovers: The Library Has 2 Events for You!

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If your idea of the perfect day involves chocolate, the Rock Island Public Library is the place to be on January 25 and February 22.  The Downtown Library will host two Chocoholic Paradise events that allow chocolate lovers to learn more about th...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Lifeguarding Certification Classes

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Rock Island Parks and Recreation is offering American Red Cross Lifeguarding classes March 20th to 22nd and again on April 17th to 19th at the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center. The classes will be Friday from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Police Officer Vacancy Announcement

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The City of Rock Island, Illinois, population 39,684, is located on the Mississippi River, in a greater metropolitanarea with a population of over 300,000. Rock Island Police department has 81 sworn officers on the department.

POSITION TITLE: Police Office...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Housing Needs Assessment Survey

In recent years, significant discussion has occurred about the demand for housing in the Cities of Davenport, Iowa, Moline, and Rock Island, Illinois. Further assessment of emerging housing needs is required, including feedback on current housing difficul...

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