News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2018

Explore Illinois Transportation Connections Tuesday

Illinois Silhouette

Historical geographer Norman Moline provides a broad survey of the development of Illinois’ transportation connections since 1818, just in time for the 200th anniversary of statehood. Canals, railroads, postal delivery, and roads are the subject...

Read on...

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Library Hosts Community Conversations for Strategic Plan

Coffee and Conversation image Rock Island Public Library

The Rock Island Library will host two "Coffee & Community Conversations" aimed at gaining public input into how it can meet four primary objectives in its Strategic Plan for 2019-22.

Working sessions aimed at adding input into the Strategic P...

Read on...

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Get Ready for Kindergarten at Rock Island Library

Cartoon flying superhero image of library mascot Max Reader Mouse

The first day of school in Rock Island and Milan is August 2, and the Rock Island Public Library wants to help you make sure your child is ready for that first day of Kindergarten.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten activities will be offered in the Rock Island Down...

Read on...

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Update Rock Island - July 9, 2018

Centennial Bridge RI Sign

Starlight Revue – Lincoln Park and the City’s Parks and Recreation Department will continue its concert series this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 with musical act, Milltown. Dance lessons will start at 6:30 pm with the concert at 7:00 pm. Hy-Vee Grill will provi...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Labor Day Parade

City of Rock Island Logo

Labor Day Parade Info

News & Announcements
Posted on: July 2, 2018

2018 Tell On Your Neighbor Awards

Example Yard

The City of Rock Island’s Beautification Commission will review all "Tell On Your Neighbor" entries, and awards will be presented at the August 27th, 2018 City Council meeting. Digital photos of the nominated yards are required. Please do not go...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Figge Docent Tours Available Through Rock Island Library

Cardboard standee of Wild Thing from Where the Wild Things Are, Figge exhibit advertisement

Thanks to Rock Island Public Library Foundation sponsorship of the Figge Art Museum's special summer exhibit, "Maurice Sendak: Where The Wild Things Are" Rock Island Public Library patrons can sign up for special docent tours of the exhibit.

The ...

Read on...

Library Website News & Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Swing for Kids Golf Event

golf putt

Join Rock Island Parks and Recreation Foundation in raising funds for youth scholarships and new Expression Swings for Rock Island parks on Thursday, July 26th, at Saukie Golf Course. The event be a preferred ball, two person team and each player will pla...

Read on...

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

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...

Read on...

News & Announcements