January 16, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ City Hall
January 17, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Southwest Branch Library
Free monthly movie for adults, at our Southwest Library location. Join us for a free movie, refreshments, and good company.
January 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Main Library
Have a t-shirt quilt that you started at a library program and need to finish? Other craft or personal sewing projects that need completion? Ample working space and library sewing machines will be available! No need to register - participants may need to share a machine.
January 19, 2019, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Quad City Botanical Center
Need some minutes to finish your winter reading challenge? Join us for a free family "read-in" presented by the Rock Island Public Library and the Quad City Botanical Center. Event features reading fun, storytime, crafts, play time in the sand, and STEAM activity. Free pineapple pen for ages 4 and up while supplies last.
January 21, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
Join us for the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service & Awards. This year's theme is, "Accepting evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it."
This event features a keynote speaker, a variety of performances and presentations in honor of Dr. King to include the “I Have A Dream” Award, awarded to a Rock Island citizen for exemplary community service and enormous contributions made to the community.
January 21, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Join the library for one out of 3 conversations about their new 2019-22 Strategic Plan, and the goals formed with input from public meetings.
January 22, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Main Library
Monthly meeting of the Rock Island Public Library Board of Trustees
January 23, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Southwest Branch Library
Hands-on art projects and a story for ages five and under. Dress for messy fun.
January 23, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ 30/31 Branch Library
Join the library for one of 3 conversations about their new 2019-22 Strategic Plan, and the goals formed with input from public meetings.
January 24, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Southwest Branch Library
January 24, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Main Library
Free learning for families with children ages 5 and under, presented by the library's Hug-A-Book early learning series. Dancing and a free book for each child, thanks to the Merrill Harris Hug-A-Book fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation.
January 28, 2019, 6:45 pm @ City Hall
Study Session: 5:30 pm, Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd Floor
City Council Meeting: 6:45 pm, Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
January 31, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Main Library
Video, board, and role-play card gaming (Oregon Trail, etc.) for ages 8 to 18.