1. Illustrated sunrise behind a book on a deck, words Read Beyond the Beaten Path

    Short Week, Still Plenty to Do at Your Library!

    While Rock Island Public Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 for the holiday, there is plenty of summer fun planned when we reopen on July 5. Read on for more events from July 5-8. Read on...
  2. Book sale energetic jumble

    Pick up some book bargains Tuesday at the Southwest Branch

    Monthly "fill-a-bag" book sales start Tuesday, July 7 at the Rock Island Public Library's Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island. Read on...
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    The City of Rock Island seeks public input for ARPA survey

    The City of Rock Island seeks community input on how to invest once in a lifetime American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Read on...
  4. Police Badge

    For Immediate Release

    On Sunday, June 26, 2022 at approximately 5:32 p.m. the Rock Island Police Department responded to a hit and run in the 2300 block of 20th Avenue involving a juvenile who was struck while riding a bicycle. Read on...
  5. July Calendar with our Events

    Rock Island Shows How, “We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation”

    The City of Rock Island has officially proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation month! Read on...
  6. Refuse truck and cart in neighborhood

    Holiday Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule

    Refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection will be one day late during the week of the July 4th holiday. Read on...
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    Public Input Meetings Notice

    Notice to the Residents of City of Rock Island regarding Community Development Block Grant Program Year 2022 Annual Action Plan / Public Input Meetings Read on...
  8. Eudell Watts, III, and sister Marie Grigsby with photo of their late parents.

    New Library Branch to be Named In Honor of Generous Local Family

    Progress continues on a new Rock Island Public Library (RIPL) branch inside the future Two Rivers YMCA facility at 2715 30th Street in Rock Island, including the announcement of an official name. Read on...
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    Red, White and Boom Fireworks Display July 3

    The annual bi-state Red, White and Boom in downtown Davenport and Rock Island returns this year... Read on...
  10. 2022 Facebook Event Cover

    Starlight Revue: Free Summer Concerts in Lincoln Park

    Come dance or relax under the stars at this year’s Starlight Revue free concert series.. Read on...
  11. COY 2021 Winners

    2022 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

    Each year, people in Rock Island have an opportunity to nominate residents who have contributed to the Rock Island community. Read on...
  12. 2022 Save Date Card

    38th Annual Labor Day Parade

    2022 Labor Day Theme: Marvelous Rock Island! Read on...
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