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Posted on: April 22, 2016

2016 Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

Do you know someone that deserves to be recognized for what they do for the community? If so, this is your opportunity to nominate them for the 2016 Citizen of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Mayor and City Council. There are seven categories for Rock ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Get Money Smart at Your Library with two free events

The Rock Island Public Library will offer two free "Money Smart" events next week to help you safeguard yourself against identity theft.

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft: Wednesday, April 27, 2:00 pm, Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

Quad Cities Pickleball Club Hosting Tournament

The Quad Cities Pickleball Club is hosting a tournament Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center. The Paddlewheel Tournament on the Mississippi features a Friday Round Robin for all skill levels and player...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Enrollment Open for the Library's Summer Art, Drama and Math Programs for Kids

Enrollment is now open for free Rock Island Public Library "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!" summer learning programs for children. Programs include.

Have a Ball With Art! Tuesdays, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, June 7-July 12, Rock Island Main Library. Join Art Coa...Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Rock Island Library Expands Access to e-books and audiobooks with eRead Illinois

The Rock Island Public Library launched a new service April 14 for conveniently accessing digital e-books and audiobooks, the eRead Illinois Program. The statewide e-book platform expands access to e-books across Illinois through partnerships among the Re...Get Started!

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

King Center’s A.C.T.I.V.E. Club’s 32nd Annual Style Show

The Martin Luther King Center’s A.C.T.I.V.E. (Aging Citizens Taking Interest in a Variety of Experiences) Club is having their 32nd annual style show, Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center’s Ida Robinso...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 23 ST 6 AV Intersection

On Thursday, April 7, 2016, construction of new relief sewer, roadway, sidewalks and pedestrian ramps will resume at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 23rd Street. In order to install the new sewer, pavement, sidewalks and ramps; it will be necessary to...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, Intersection 6 AV 24 ST

On Monday, March 21, 2016, construction of new large diameter relief sewer will resume at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 24th Street. In order to install the new relief sewer and some water mains, it will be necessary to close 24th Street to thru tra...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2016

Road Construction, 14th Avenue between 25th and 30th Street

On Monday, March 14, 2016, concrete patching will begin along 14th Avenue between 25th and 30th Street. To complete the work, temporary lane closures will take place along 14th Avenue. City crews will begin saw cutting immediately.

The project is expe...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2016

Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 6th Avenue: 17th Street to 18th Street and 18th Street thru 19th St

Starting on Monday, March 14, 2016, the contractor will be removing the temporary pavement between 17th and 18th Street and 18th thru 19th Street for placement of the permanent pavement. 18th Street will remain open for thru traffic until placement of th...Read on...