Reading is pretty sweet, and so is cold ice cream on a hot August day. The Rock Island Public Library has found a way to combine those truths with ice-cream themed pop-up Mobile Library2Go events on August 9 & 12.
Get a Library Card and a Cone with Two Mobile Library Events! Reading is pretty sweet, and so is cold ice cream on a hot August day. The Rock Island Public Library has found a way to combine those truths with two ice-cream themed pop-up Mobile Library2Go events next week.
The Rock Island Mobile Library2Go bookmobile will be popping up at Finn’s Grill in Milan as part of a school supply drive on Tuesday, August 9, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. To help kids rock the school year, Finns is collecting school supplies, and is offering a free 12-ounce shake to those who bring a new school supply to donate. Guests can visit the bookmobile to apply or renew a Rock Island Public Library card, or check out materials from the bookmobile.
A second cool opportunity to get a card or visit the bookmobile will be offered on Friday, August 12. The Library2Go bookmobile will team up with Stan’s Ice Cream to offer a library card drive at Schwiebert Park in Rock Island from noon to 2:00 pm on August 12. Guests who show their library card during the event get a 10 percent discount on any treat from Stan’s Ice Cream van.
Rock Island Library cards are available at no extra charge to residents of both Rock Island and of the Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District. To apply or renew a card in-person, bring a photo ID. Cards can also be applied or renewed via at the library website. For more details about getting or using a library card, visit the library or library website.
For more events and services, visit the library website, call 309-732-READ, or follow Rock Island Public Library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.