Learning through play, with SUPER FUN for ages 2 to 5 and families. Join us for a wide variety of activity stations, crafts, and literacy skill building presented by the Rock Island Public Library, AOK (All Our Kids) Network,...

Calling all Kindergarten-3rd graders. We will be having our Rocket into Reading-Sports! Enjoy reading activites and learning new skills. Each student receives a Rocket into Reading sports bag....

Annual celebration of the freedom to read and think as you like. Features readings of favorite passages from banned or challenged books by local readers, writers, and other fans of the written word....

September is Library Card Sign Up Month! Drop into any Rock Island Public Library during regular hours for that location with a photo ID and proof of residency in either Rock Island or the Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District to...

Words & Pictures: Erik Hansen In October 2018, Tim Johnson, owner of Mellow Blue Planet Comics and Collectibles, will celebrate his 18th year in business and 15th year located in downtown Rock Island. “We were a bit hesitant to move our business...

We will discuss a book from the Bluestem Illinois Children's Choice Award nominee list. In February we will vote on our favorite!...