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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 20, 2020

Enjoy Classical Saxophone at February Tuneful Tuesday

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The February 4 Tuneful Tuesday performance at the Rock Island Public Library features classical saxophone by Danelle Kvapil, of Davenport.  The free performance starts at noon in the Rock Island Downtown Library Community Room, 401 19th Street.

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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 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 Martin Luther King, Jr. 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: 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.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Enrich your mind this January with Events for Adults at Rock Island Public Library

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January lifelong learning programming kicks off with a “Tuneful Tuesday” performance by Chordbusters VLQ (very large quartet) at noon on Tuesday, January 7 at the Rock Island Public Library Downtown, 401 19th Street, in the Community R...

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Posted on: January 4, 2020

Winter Reading Challenge Starts January 6 at Rock Island Libraries

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The Rock Island Public Library reading incentive program for children, teens, and adults offers rewards for reading completed from Monday, January 6 to Saturday, February 8, 2020.  Reading tracked in any format, including print, electronic, and a...

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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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