Upcoming Events

Age
Program Type
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Body:
Spend your lunch hour with these talented teens, showcasing their summer learning  as part of the Quad City Arts summer Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Improv Comedy program. Don't miss this opportunity to see the newest up and coming ta...

Outdoor Discovery

July 2, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: STEAM
Body:
Get messy and experiment with different art and science activities in the great outdoors.  This family event will be brought indoors in case of rain.  ...

Pageturners

July 2, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Body:
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...

Themed Parks - Aqua Fun!

July 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
The Moline Public Library and the Moline Parks and Recreation are offering for the 3rd year in a row the Themed Park series. Each program is at a different park in the city of Moline and has a different theme consisting of fun stories and a...

ScribbleMonster

July 10, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Music, Presentation
Body:
It's showtime at the library and you're the stars! Sing, dance with this fun musical duo! PreK and up. ...

Rambling Readers

July 11, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Body:
Join us for a brisk 45 minute walking and talking session about Ayn Rand’s classic, The Fountainhead.  Each week we’ll read about 100 pages and then discuss it while walking along Ben Butterworth Parkway. Join the Ramblers for three essentials t...

Preschool Story Time

July 11, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
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

July 11, 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 ...

Create with the Figge: Found Objects

July 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Body:
A special hands-on art workshop for children K-5th grade inspired by the Vanessa German sculpture exhibit that will be at the Figge Museum. This program will take place in our children's program room and will be presented by the Figge Art Museum...

Teen Paint & Smoothie Night

July 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Body:
Teens in grades 6 through 12 can make their own smoothies to enjoy while painting on Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 p.m. Use a transfer image on canvas or create your own masterpiece with acrylic paint or sharpies. No talent required, just an imagination!...
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Music
Body:
Folk singer/songwriter, Ben Bedford, is a son of the heartland.  His easy listening music dips into American literature.  He writes and sings with the “old soul” quality of his literary idols such as John Steinbeck and Toni Morrison. Bedfor...

Book 'Em Mystery Book Club

July 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Body:
Come pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Information Desk and start sleuthing today! ...
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Special Event
Body:
Presented by the Popular Astronomy Club. Program starts in the meeting rooms with a discussion of the night sky and the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Afterwards we will be outside in the back parking lot between 8:00pm and 11:30pm for c...

A Novel Naptime

July 17, 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: 0
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...

Littles Evening Session

July 17, 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. ...

Rambling Readers

July 18, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Body:
Join us for a brisk 45 minute walking and talking session about Ayn Rand’s classic, The Fountainhead.  Each week we’ll read about 100 pages and then discuss it while walking along Ben Butterworth Parkway. Join the Ramblers for three essentials t...

Preschool Story Time with WQPT

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
All about space with WQPT! For children ages 3-5 years of age with their adult. Siblings welcome!   ...

Movie Sing a Long

July 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Movies, Music
Body:
Sing a long to a popular kid's movie! All ages. ...

Art Extravaganza

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Event
Body:
The art sculpture contest winners will be unveiled and receive their prizes, followed by an afternoon filled with different hands on art activities.  ...

Mary Macaroni

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold/Silver/Bronze Room
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Performer
Body:
Catchy sing-a-longs, hilarious magic and lots of interaction followed by an instrument petting zoo! All Ages. ...

Themed Parks - Super Silly

July 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Families
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
The Moline Public Library and the Moline Parks and Recreation are offering for the 3rd year in a row the Themed Park series. Each program is at a different park in the city of Moline and has a different theme consisting of fun stories and a...

Quad-City Music Guild Theater tour

July 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Body:
As part of our "It's Showtime at your Library!" summer reading program, the Moline Public Library is touring local theaters. Join us as we tour Quad-City Music Guild, located in Prospect Park. Registration is required.  Patrons should wear...

Rambling Readers

July 25, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Body:
Join us for a brisk 45 minute walking and talking session about Ayn Rand’s classic, The Fountainhead.  Each week we’ll read about 100 pages and then discuss it while walking along Ben Butterworth Parkway. Join the Ramblers for three essentials t...

Preschool Story Time

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Body:
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. ...

Escape Room Session 1

July 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Body:
Tweens and Teens ages 8 to 18 are invited to try to escape from a haunted movie theater! Figure out the clues to unlock the door--before it's too late! Sessions will start at 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 on Thursday, July 25. Teams of three to ei...

Escape Room Session 2

July 25, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Moline Public Library
Room: Gold Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Body:
Tweens and Teens ages 8 to 18 are invited to try to escape from a haunted movie theater! Figure out the clues to unlock the door--before it's too late! Sessions will start at 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 on Thursday, July 25. Teams of three to ei...