Events Calendar

Age
Program Type

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Blank Park Zoo

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Presentation
Description:
All Ages! Join Blank Park Zoo educator and animals from the zoo's Education Department during this fun and interactive program. We all have a story to tell and so do the animals at the zoo! Stories come alive with sound and movement as we discover th...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Presentation
Description:
All Ages! Join Blank Park Zoo educator and animals from the zoo's Education Department during this fun and interactive program. We all have a story to tell and so do the animals at the zoo! Stories come alive with sound and movement as we discover th...

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Pageturners

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
A contemporary fiction and nonfiction book discussion group that meets the first Tuesday of each month.  Books are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be picked up at the Information Desk.  Or find any copy and j...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children ages 3-5 years of age with their adult. Siblings welcome! Stories, rhymes, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills. ...

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.  ...

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Music, Performer
Description:
Ages 4 and older. Bone flutes, clay flutes, bamboo flutes, wooden flutes, metal flutes, shell flutes, PVC flutes! Flutes from around the world are played on our journey. Hear stories from different parts of the world and participate in a jam band ...

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Duke Otherwise

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Music, Performer
Description:
Hilarious, interactive musical program.  Be ready to dance and laugh!  Sponsored by Hy-Vee.  ...

Let’s Visit India

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 India. Ages 11-18. No registration. ...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Required
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Presentation, Special Event, STEAM
Registration Required
Description:
Ages K-5th grades. Meet at the airport. Parking will be validated. See a small plane and a firetruck (weather and emergencies permitting) and participate in numerous fun STEAM activities. Advance registration is required. ...

Wednesday, July 11th, 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, July 12th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children ages 3-5 years of age with their adult. Siblings welcome! Stories, rhymes, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills. ...

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 ...

Figge Art Program

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Required
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
For children K-5th grades and their adult. Join us for a special hands-on art program presented by the Figge Museum. Registration is required for this program. Registration begins June 2. ...

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: History, Performer
Description:
Actress and Scholar Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., portrays Brownie Wise, the original Tupperware party lady. Earl Tupper invented Tupperware, but single mother Brownie Wise made his plastic ware a household name in the 1950s. In this brand-new living-his...

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Required
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Presentation, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
For children K-6th grades and their adult. Let the Wild Rumpus begin!  Join us for guided tour and an exploration into the work of beloved author and illustrator Maurice Sendak in this anniversary exhibition held at the Figge Art Museum. A Fi...

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Dance Me A Story

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performer
Description:
For children K-5th grade Join us as Ballet Quad Cities brings to life the story Swimmy by Leo Lionni through movement. This is a very interactive program. Tutus, capes and streamers supplied.  Sponsored by Ballet Quad Cities.  ...

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Magician David Casas

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Performer
Description:
Funny, high energy magic show with lots of audience interaction. Sponsored by South Moline Township. ...
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. ...
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Everyone
Program Type: History, Music, Performer
Description:
Wes Wells, singer and songwriter from Port Byron, will perform in concert "Quad City HIstory Songs." Wells sings his way through 200 years of Illinois Quad City history to help celebrate the state's 200th birthday.  Join us for tunes on Black Ha...

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children ages 3-5 years of age with their adult. Siblings welcome! Stories, rhymes, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills. ...

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, July 21st, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime
Description:
For ages 3-5 years.  Spanish program presented by intern Miss Alexia.  ...

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: 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 and lots of fun. Stations of activities and play opportunities after the stories. ...
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 Mexico and South American countries. Ages 11-18. No registration. ...

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: History, Music, Presentation
Description:
Kim Sigafus will discuss Native people who lived in Illinois in the 1800s and their traditions.  She will describe Native American food ways, including the planting of the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash.  Drumming and singing, she w...

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Branch: Off Site
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
PreK - 2nd grades.  Meet at the Millennium Park at 79th Street and 34th Avenue. Summer is construction season, so why not make it fun! Join the Moline Parks and the Moline Public Library for construction stories followed by construction re...
Required
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: History, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Tour the historic Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman  House.  Participants should wear walking shoes and meet at the Deere Wiman House to begin the 2:30 pm tour.  Space is limited and registration is required.   ...

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
For children ages 3-5 years of age with their adult. Siblings welcome! Stories, rhymes, songs and more that encourage development of early literacy skills. ...
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! July 26: Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo August 30: The Late Show by Michael Connelly September 27: The Chicago Way by Michael Harvey ...

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Mercado on Fifth

5:00pm - 7:30pm
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. If you're enrolled in our Summer Reading Club and are eligible for a prize, we'll ...

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Shrek the Musical

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Music, Performer
Description:
Meet three of the costume performers from Shrek the Musical:  Megan Warren as Fiona, J. Adam Lounsberry as Shrek, Keenen Wilson as Donkey.  They will perform a couple of songs from the performance, answer questions, a...

Monday, July 30th, 2018

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! ...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: History, Performer
Description:
Fox portrays the reporter who transcribed and published Black Hawk’s life story. Weaving history with folklore to create a tapestry of symbolic language, he draws the audience into the worldview of this respected leader of his people. The presenta...

Littles Evening Session

6:00pm - 6:30pm
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, August 2nd, 2018

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Required
Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
Readers who have finished the teen summer reading program may register for this after hours lock-in with a variety of food, games, and activities. A permission form must be completed and returned to the library no later than Wednesday, Augu...