Upcoming Events

Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

December 7, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Adults, Families
Program Type: Holiday, Special Event
Body:
Santa is coming to the Moline Public Library and The Java Lab Grind & Dine Cafe! Join us for games, crafts, activities, cocoa, and the opportunity to tell Santa you've been good this year! Sponsored by Jaycees of the Quad Cities. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

String Art Class

December 7, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
String art enthusiast, Mindy Mathews from High Strung by 3M, will guide participants in creating their own beautiful decorative string art piece to take home just in time for the holiday season. Supplies are provided.  Registration is require...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

PNG Tween Sewing Drop-In

December 9, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Body:
Students in grades 4 through 10 can learn to sew using sewing machines and hand-stitching at the Moline Public Library. Create lap blankets and lap quilts to donate to a nursing home. Learn the basics on November 14 and 18 at 6:00 p.m. Drop back in o...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

PNG Beginning LEGO Robotics

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Class, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Body:
This introductory series will teach students in grades 4-10 with little or no previous experience with robotics how to program motorized LEGO robots to perform basic tasks using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. This is a four-part series and atten...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Presentation, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Body:
  We're connecting with our community with this out of the library tour at the Augustana College John Deere Planetarium! Register to attend our Moline Public Library session of the annual Season of Light Show and stay to visit the Fry...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM-A-Rama

December 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Body:
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make Your Own Pop-Up Holiday Card!

December 11, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Body:
David Smith, licensed art teacher, resident artist and owner of the Smith Studio and Gallery in Geneseo, IL, will be at the Library to teach adults the basics of pop-up card making just in time for the holidays. Join us for this program and leave wit...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board Meeting

December 12, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Platinum Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Meeting
Body:
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 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Creativity Lab - Galaxy Ornaments

December 12, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Body:
Create a unique galaxy ornament with paint. Explore different ways to mix paint colors for different effects. For children K-6th grade. No registration is required.   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Holiday Piano Concert with Amanda Drenter

December 13, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Music, Performer
Body:
Come and listen to a medley of holiday piano music performed by Amanda Drenter.   Pianist  Drenter holds a degree in music education.  She performs and teaches piano throughout the Quad Cities.  Drenter has participated in se...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn to Crochet

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Body:
Learn how to crochet and in the process make a trivet to take home. This class is open to teens and adults. Attendees will learn the basics of crocheting, such as: Holding a crochet hook Making a slip knot Holding the yarn Making a chain ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

PNG Tween Sewing Drop-In

December 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Body:
Students in grades 4 through 10 can learn to sew using sewing machines and hand-stitching at the Moline Public Library. Create lap blankets and lap quilts to donate to a nursing home. Learn the basics on November 14 and 18 at 6:00 p.m. Drop back in o...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Write Now! Writers Group

December 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Literary, Meeting
Body:
Write Now! is open to teen and adult writers of all genres and writing levels. Meetings take place on the first and third Mondays at 6:00 p.m. in the Moline Public Library 2nd floor program room. Bring up to 6 pages (double spaced) of a current writi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Gingerbread Houses

December 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Body:
Be your own architect as you create your own “gingerbread” house out of graham crackers. Sign up for an individual house or a family house. Registration is required. Registration begins November 17   ...
This event is in the "Families" group.

A Novel Naptime

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
Do you have young kids and can't seem to find the time to get away for a fulfilling book group? Come join us for A Novel Naptime, our popular materials book group for parents - where kids preschool age and under are welcome! We will meet the third We...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM-A-Rama

December 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Body:
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit/Crochet Circle

December 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Body:
Help us knit/crochet blanket squares over the winter months. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to our Project Linus chapter. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No r...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Littles Evening Session

December 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Holiday Movie

December 19, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies
Body:
Tweens and teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a holiday movie night at the Moline Public Library on Thursday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy holiday crafts and snacks while watching the movie Elf. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

PJ Party Storytime!

December 30, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
Join us for a sweet time! Come in your slippers and PJs with your stuffed animal, blanket, or snuggly for stories, songs, dancing, crafts, and other sweet activities all on the theme of sweet treats.  Family Fun! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group

January 2, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Platinum Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meeting
Body:
Tweens and teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to join the Moline Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group. Make new friends, give advice about programs and materials for teens, and earn service credits. Meetings are on the first Thursday of the mon...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime for Littles

January 6, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
For children birth to 3 years of ages 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.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storytime for Littles

January 6, 2020
10:45am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
For children birth to 3 years of ages 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.  ...