Events Calendar

Age
Program Type

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Description:
For children ages 3-5 years with their adult. Stories, rhymes, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome! ...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Come pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Information Desk and start sleuthing today! May 31: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley June 28: The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz   ...

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Music, Performer
Description:
The Front Porch Pickers are an old time band who members play mountain music performing with the banjo, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, and bass. The all acoustic band plays old time fiddle dance tunes and sing traditional American songs for audiences o...

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Description:
Join Gretchen Small, Director of Programs and Collections, Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House, for a program about the Deere family's houseboats that cruised the Mississippi River in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  ...

Pageturners

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children birth to 3 years old with their adult. Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books with music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills. ...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Teen Gaming

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Description:
Tweens and teens ages 11-18 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games. No registration required. Drop by any time.  ...

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime
Description:
For children ages Birth to 3 years of ages with their adult. Siblings welcome! Get yourself and your children charged up with stories, music, movement an lots of fun. Stations of activities and play opportunities after the stories.  ...
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Take a tour of the Moline Water Treatment Plant. We'll meet at the Water Treatment Plant located at 30 18th Street, Moline. Please wear comfortable shoes.  Please note that this tour includes several stairs steps.  Space is limited, registr...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, History
Description:
Enjoy snacks, create a simple recipe, do a craft, and learn about the history and culture of China and Japan. Ages 11-18. No registration. ...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Presentation, STEAM
Description:
PreK - 5th grade. Fast-paced science show with large props, music, humor, audience participation and FUN!  Sponsored by BankOrion.  ...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Music, Performer
Description:
Pianist Patrick Downing will perform a piano concert of popular movie songs. Presented in conjunction with the Friends of the Moline Public Library Annual meeting and as a part of our Reading Takes You Everywhere summer reading program. ...

Library Board Meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Platinum Room
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Meeting
Description:
The Library Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 12:00 p.m.   Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes ...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Exhibit, Literary, Special Event
Description:
In celebration of the Maurice Sendak exhibit, the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation have made arrangements for all Moline library patrons to receive free access to the Figge for one week between June 10 – 16. The comprehensive exhibi...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Required
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
For children K-5th grades and their adult. Join us for a special hands-on art program presented by the Figge Museum in celebration of the book written by Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are Registration is required for this program. ...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Literary, Presentation
Description:
Join Rob Erwin as he shares his adventures traveling the remote backcountry of America's most iconic national parks.  After a career of coaching small-college football that took him across the country, Rob Erwin now writes full time about his...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children birth to 3 years old with their adult. Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books with music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills. ...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performer
Description:
Interactive, fast-paced show of physical comedy skits, masked characters, and magical illusions. Sponsored by Eye Surgeons Associates.  ...
Required
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: History, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Moline Cemetery Sexton Todd Slater will be our guide to the history of Moline, told through the monuments and markers of the cemetery. Tour features will include the history of the cemetery, designed by Chicago architect William Le Baron Jenney,...

Teen Gaming

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Gaming
Description:
Tweens and teens ages 11-18 can play a variety of video games, board games, and computer games. No registration required. Drop by any time.  ...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Required
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Patrons are invited to take a free docent led tour of the Figge Art Museum. Patrons should wear walking shoes and meet at the Figge. Registration with the library is required.  Space is limited.  ...

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Ben's Bubbles

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performer
Description:
All ages. Be amazed as Ben Jimenez performs bubble tricks incorporating science, art and a touch of magic, including his "Bubble Window"! You might be asked to help him during this unique form of family entertainment.  Sponsored by Moline ...

Ben's Bubbles

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performer
Description:
Ben's Bubble Show is a unique form of family entertainment. Indoors, I use a few simple tools and my bare hands to create beautiful, humorous, and mind boggling soap bubble sculptures. Bubbles within bubbles, smoke bubbles, spinning belt bubbles, and...

Let’s Visit Africa

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, History
Description:
Enjoy snacks, create a simple recipe, do a craft, and learn about the history and culture of several African countries. Ages 11-18. No registration. ...

Exploratorium Jr.

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Description:
For children ages 5 and younger with their adult. Hands-on projects for children up to age 5 with their parents. Siblings welcome! ...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Jewelry Making Class

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Description:
Come join us for a fun jewelry making class with artist Leah Sprott. At the class you'll be able to make either a pair of earrings or a necklace. Sign up with a friend, or come on your own, and learn a new creative activity. The class is limited to 2...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver Room
Ages: Teens, Families, Everyone
Program Type: Performer, Presentation
Description:
Spend your lunch hour at the library watching talented Quad City Metro Arts students performing improv comedy.  The Quad City program Metro Arts brings together artistically talented young adults during the summer and provides them with producti...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
Come pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Information Desk and start sleuthing today! May 31: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley June 28: The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz   ...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
The Moline Public Library is partnering with the popular Mercado on Fifth to offer FREE educational children's activities. Join us for family fun and crafts.  Sign up for Summer Reading while you're there! ...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018