MWC & the SPECTRA Reading Series are thrilled to host public reading of the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference faculty, to be followed by an open mic featuring conference participants. Food & drinks will be available for purchase. *DRC Conference Social...

Rescheduled. Jason Reynolds, award-winning author of books for young adult and middle grade audiences, will be speaking to Rock Island/Milan School District students and interested members of the public at Rock Island High School Auditorium...

Need some minutes for your Winter Reading Challenge log? Join us for Books on the Beach, a free family "read-in." Presented by Rock Island Library and the Quad City Botanical Center, event features storytimes, make and take craft, STEAM discovery,...

We will be discussing The Story of Diva & Flea by Mo Willems  from the Bluestem Illinois Children's Choice Award nominee list. The book for next month will be available for checkout. For grades 3rd - 5th.   In February we will vote on our...

It's the 20th publishing anniverary of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone! Join us at the Downtown Library to test your wits in our Magical Escape Room! Figure out the magical riddles inspired by the Harry Potter series to escape the...

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....