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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Register now for Library Summer Art & Math for Kids!

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The Rock Island Public Library has opened registration for virtual art and math children’s programming offered from Tuesday, June 8 to July 13 during Reading Colors Your World summer learning.

Art and Math virtual demonstrations and projects premiere at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm, respectively, from June  8 to July 13 via the Rock Island Public Library YouTube channel. They’ll remain available for viewing on demand. The following pr...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Grow a Reader this Spring at the Rock Island Public Library

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April 4 through 10th is National Library Week, when the nation celebrates libraries, library workers, and the use and support of libraries. The 2021 theme is "Welcome to Your Library" and the library has launched a Spring Grow a Reader giving campaign.

The Rock Island Public Library kicked off their Grow a Reader giving campaign this week to welcome young users back to the library. Grow a Reader donation “trees” are on display at the Rock Island Downtown and Southwest Libraries. Each...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Destination=Vaccination

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Free on-demand service to the Camden Centre via Metro every Tuesday

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Leaf Collection Program

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The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 30, 2021.

The City of Rock Island is providing leaf collection for its residential refuse customers from Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 30, 2021, with the following conditions:  Customers must place the leaves in approved paper yard waste ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Picnic Shelter Reservations begin April 1st

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Picnic shelters can be reserved for the 2021 season beginning April 1st.

Rock Island Parks and Recreation will accept picnic shelter reservations for the 2021 season beginning Thursday, April 1st. Reservations can be made in person or by phone beginning at 8:00 am. The park office is located at the Rock Island Fitness & Ac...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

The Distracted Driving Campaign

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(Rock Island, IL) – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month across the nation, and the Rock Island Police Department is urging drivers to drop their phones and focus on the road with a not-so-subtle reminder: “Phone in One Hand. Ticket in the Other.”

“It has become all too common to see people driving down the road while looking at their phones,” said Chief Jeffrey VenHuizen.  “People know texting and driving is both dangerous and illegal, but they do it...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Rock Island Golf Courses Opening for Season March 29th

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Both Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Course will open for the 2021 season on Monday, March 29th at 9:00 am.

Golfers are ready to get outside and enjoy the links at Highland Springs and Saukie Golf Courses. Both courses will open for the 2021 season on Monday, March 29th at 9:00 am. Monday will be first come, first serve. Tee times will be accepted beginning Tue...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Downtown Spring Cleanup

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Spring is almost here! Please join us as we spend a morning in the fresh air for the annual Rock Island Downtown Cleanup

Spring is almost here!

Please join us as we spend a morning in the fresh air for the annual Rock Island Downtown Cleanup. The event starts at the Centennial Bridge Visitors Center located at the foot of the Centennial Bridge (Illinois side) at 8:30am - noo...

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