1. Update RI

    Update Rock Island - January 11, 2021

    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...
  2. Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood

    Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule

    Refuse and recycling collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Read on...
  3. Best Seller Club_Image of stacked books with library logo superimposed over image

    Join the RIPL Best Sellers Club, and Jump the (Holds) Line!

    If you just can't wait for new releases from your favorite fiction authors, good news! The new Best Sellers Club at Rock Island Public Library could help you read those new titles earlier. Read on...
  4. image: Snowy scene with Books Like Us Winter Reading Challenge, RIPL logo, hashtag #Winter2021

    Winter is a Great Time for Books Like Us Reading Challenge!

    Since few things go better with cozy wintertime reading than a hot cup of cocoa, Rock Island Public Library will launch its 2021 Books Like Us Winter Reading Challenge with a Curbside Cocoa Kickoff on January 8. Read on...
  5. Lock it Down

    QUAD CITY LAW ENFORCEMENT LAUNCH LOCK IT DOWN, QC

    On December 21, 2020 Quad City area law enforcement partners, hosted a press conference to discuss the issue of stolen vehicles in the Quad Cities and announced a new initiative, Lock It Down, QC. Read on...
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    Rock Island Parks and Recreation Resumes Rec Programs under Tier 2.

    The Governor of Illinois has moved our region into Tier 2 Resurgence Mitigations beginning January 15th and all programming will resume immediately. Read on...
  7. 35 ST North of 7 AV Map

    Road Closure to Thru Traffic, 35 ST North of 7 AV

    Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 35th Street north of 7th Avenue will be closed due to construction on the campus of Augustana College. Read on...
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