1. Library staff fit 18 books in this red Rock Island Public Library book bag for the Back to School sa

    Still Time to Save! Final Week of Back to School Book Sale

    Through Saturday, August 31, you can save big with a special 'fill-the-bag' Back-to-School used book sale at the Rock Island 30/31 Library, 3059 30th Street. Read on...
  2. 2019 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program Map

    2019 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program

    Beginning Monday, August 26, 2019, a contractor will be performing work associated with the Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program between 18th Street and 20th Street from 2nd Avenue to 4th Avenue. Read on...
  3. A happy toddler shows off his orange Hug-A_Book art apron at the 2018 event.

    Create Some Memories with Hug-A-Book August 27

    Parents and caregivers can create some memories while they build a reader at Hug-A-Book: Create, a free event for two-to-five-year-old children and their families on Tuesday, August 27 at the Rock Island Public Library. Read on...
  4. Groove concert

    Get Your GROOVE On: Concert Series in Schwiebert Park

    Thursday Night Groove at Schwiebert Park will cover a real mix of music including rock, funk, soul, R&B, and blues. Read on...
  5. Centennial Bridge RI Sign 2

    Update Rock Island - August 12, 2019

    Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube. Read on...
  6. public domain black and white image of an orphan train with children looking out windows

    Lifelong Learning for Adults this August at Rock Island Library

    August events for adults at the Rock Island Library focus in learning more about personal, local, and national history. Keep learning all your life with the library's free events! Read on...
  7. Police Badge

    Deer Management Program 2019/20 Archery Hunting Season

    Effective July 31, 2019 the City of Rock Island will begin accepting applications for the 2019/20 archery deer hunting season, as defined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Read on...
  8. High resolution illustration of new I-74 bridge arches

    Tour the New I-74 Bridge in a Virtual Way at RI Library

    Gain a whole new view of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project, thanks to virtual reality technology available at the Rock Island Public Library Downtown through September 27. Read on...
  9. Traffic Cones

    38 ST Resurfacing Project; 7 AV to Blackhawk RD

    Road construction on 38th Street between 7th Avenue and Blackhawk Road is to begin the week of March 25, 2019. Construction is anticipated to last until November, 2019. Read on...
  10. I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Logo

    I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

    In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically. Read on...
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