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Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays for ages 2-5; music, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Mini Makers: Sea Jellies

sensory play encourages toddlers to explore and get to know the world around them; this program is best for ages 10 months to 3 years, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Putnam Preschool

for ages 5 & under; engaging science experiences and hands-on activities for young learners presented by a STEM educator from the Putnam; music, fun, and motion sparks curiosity and encourages exploration; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAMa-rama

on Wednesdays; themed programming for grades K-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; try out new games and gaming systems; we have PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U for you to try, along with space for tabletop gaming; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Little Makers

on Wednesdays; we’ll have plenty of craft supplies and a special project each week; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Beginning Ballet for Ages 5-6

Wednesdays thru May 8; dancers learn ballet fundamentals and concepts such as turnout and special awareness; class will include floor stretching, ballet positions and movements across the floor; dancers work on developing musicality and ballet vocabulary; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Acting for Ages 7-9

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Poms for Ages 5-6

Wednesdays thru May 8; this fun and high energy class will introduce dancers to proper jazz technique and include dynamic movements highlighted by pom poms; this will introduce basic arm positions that can be used in combinations to create sharp visual effects in routines; each class will begin with a warm up and stretching to improve flexibility; dancers will also work on their splits, basic turns, leaps, and more; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 4:10 PM – 4:55 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Improv for Ages 5-6

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; through games and exercises, students develop ability to think quickly and imaginatively; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Budding Ballerinas for Ages 3-4

Wednesdays thru May 8; our tiniest dancers learn ballet fundamentals and dance class etiquette; dancers will work on coordination, ballet positions, and movements across the floor; focus is on developing core basics and the enjoyment of dance; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Poms I

Wednesdays thru May 8; dancers continue their practice in jazz technique and sharp arm placements; dancers will learn new and more complex turns, combinations and arm positions; routines will become more intricate to highlight the technique learned in class; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:10 PM – 6:10 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Broadway Babies for Ages 3-4

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; explore storytelling through song and dance; Broadway develops coordination and social skills through exercises, movement, crafts and games; class concludes with a song onstage; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Improv for Ages 7-9

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; through games and exercises, students develop ability to think quickly and imaginatively; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Ballet for Ages 5-6

Wednesdays thru May 8; dancers learn ballet fundamentals and concepts such as turnout and special awareness; class will include floor stretching, ballet positions and movements across the floor; dancers work on developing musicality and ballet vocabulary; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Evening Story Time for Littles

a chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; a special storytime to end your day and start to unwind; easy yoga and meditation may be included in the dancing, stories and activities chosen with relaxation for the whole family in mind; feel free to wear your PJ's and bring your favorite stuffed toy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Acting for Ages 10-12

Wednesdays thru May 8; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Intermediate/Advanced Poms

Wednesdays thru May 8; this class is for dancers who have mastered the basic skills and technique of poms dance; dancers will challenge themselves with intricate combinations, double and triple pirouettes, jumps, leaps, and more; class will work on the rhythm and timing to music which drives this style; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:20 PM – 7:20 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Big/Little Book Club

book club for Littles (kids in 3rd-5th grade) and their bigs (adults or older siblings) to read a book together; we will discuss the book and do some book-related crafts and activities; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga & Stories

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Acting for Ages 7-9

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Poms for Ages 7+

Wednesdays thru May 8; this fun and high energy class will introduce dancers to proper jazz technique and include dynamic movements highlighted by pom poms; this will introduce basic arm positions that can be used in combinations to create sharp visual effects in routines; each class will begin with a warm up and stretching to improve flexibility; dancers will also work on their splits, basic turns, leaps, and more; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Improv for Ages 10+

Wednesdays thru Apr. 3; through games and exercises, students develop ability to think quickly and imaginatively; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Lyrical Dance

Wednesdays thru May 8; a combination of ballet, jazz, and modern dance with emphasis on fluidity and grace, lyrical focuses on the feeling behind the music and expressing emotions through movement; dancers learn to express themselves as artists while dancing to stories revealed in the lyrics of contemporary music; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Ballet III/IV for Ages 10+

Thursdays thru May 9; dancers continue training learned in previous levels with added difficulty; new skills and faster/slower tempos add positive challenges in class; dancers continue proper stretching to further improve flexibility and body alignment, and longer barre work; harder skills such as double and triple pirouettes, jumping combinations to improve stamina, and more will be introduced and practiced regularly; $168-188; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Creative Theatre Fun: Age 3-4

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Creative Theatre Fun: Age 5-6

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Budding Ballerinas for Ages 3-4

Thursdays thru May 9; our tiniest dancers learn ballet fundamentals and dance class etiquette; dancers will work on coordination, ballet positions, and movements across the floor; focus is on developing core basics and the enjoyment of dance; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Family Storytime

join us as the library and local organization Unite in Motherhood present stories, songs, play time, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Story Time

on Thursdays, for ages 36 months thru pre-K; age-appropriate stories and activities for school readiness; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Thursdays; msic, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Creative Theatre Fun: Age 10-12

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Ballet II for Ages 9+

Thursdays thru May 9; students continue the formal training in ballet technique through more detailed combinations at the barre and across the floor; dancers will continue learning new vocabulary and work on proper body alignment; class will begin with stretching then extended barre work to further improve proper execution of technique, counting, and musicality; across the floor, dancers will work on pirouette and pique turns, spotting, detailed moving combinations, and more; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Creative Theatre Fun: Age 7-9

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Ballet for Ages 5-6

Thursdays thru May 9; dancers learn ballet fundamentals and concepts such as turnout and special awareness; class will include floor stretching, ballet positions and movements across the floor; dancers work on developing musicality and ballet vocabulary; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Creative Theatre Fun: Age 13+

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Ballet I for Ages 7+

Thursdays thru May 9; this class introduces the formal study of ballet technique; dancers will be introduced to the discipline of dance while having fun learning combinations to music; class will begin with stretching in the center or at the barre; dancers will begin to strengthen muscles in the legs and feet needed to safely execute steps, through exercises; dancers work on jumps, turns, proper turnout and posture, and combinations across the floor; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tue. & Thu.; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Broadway Babies for Ages 3-4

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; explore storytelling through song and dance; Broadway develops coordination and social skills through exercises, movement, crafts and games; class concludes with a song onstage; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Budding Ballerinas for Ages 3-4

Thursdays thru May 9; our tiniest dancers learn ballet fundamentals and dance class etiquette; dancers will work on coordination, ballet positions, and movements across the floor; focus is on developing core basics and the enjoyment of dance; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Acting for Ages 5-6

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Hip Hop for Ages 5-6

Thursdays thru May 9; this class is for dancers who love to move to high energy music; students will learn basic hip hop steps; this style will build precision and coordination with the focus will be on showing off a dancers style and personality through dance; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Puppetry Performance for Ages 5-6

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; students explore the creative, and fun, world of stage puppetry; through movement, games and exercises, puppetry builds strong motor and coordination skills, while developing the bonds of teamwork with fellow puppeteers; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Tumble Tots for Ages 3-4

Tuesdays thru May 9; our preschool floor gymnastic classes teach coordination and class etiquette; all classes use floor mats with no use of elevated bars; tumblers will learn forward and backwards rolls, cartwheels, and more; classes will perform on stage tumble passes for recital; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Acting for Ages 7-9

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this imaginative, high energy environment provides basic theatre terminology, improvisation, characterization, vocal technique and physical skills; concludes with performance of a play; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Hip Hop for Ages 7+

Thursdays thru May 9; this class is for dancers who love to move to high energy music; students will learn basic hip hop steps; this style will build precision and coordination with the focus will be on showing off a dancers style and personality through dance; $158-178; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:20 PM – 6:20 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Broadway for Ages 7-9

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; Broadway class develops storytelling and communication skills in a musical environment; physical coordination and confidence flourish; no one is required to sing a solo (some may be offered), as this class is about building confidence; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Together Time Tales

on Thursdays; for families with children in 3rd grade and younger; we will enjoy story, a song or rhyme, and a themed craft; materials and snacks are provided; parents and/or grandparents are required to attend; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Puppetry Performance for Ages 10-12

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; students explore the creative, and fun, world of stage puppetry; through movement, games and exercises, puppetry builds strong motor and coordination skills, while developing the bonds of teamwork with fellow puppeteers; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Tumble for Ages 5-7

Thursdays thru May 9; floor gymnastics for the beginning tumbler; all classes use floor mats with no use of elevated bars; tumblers will learn basic skills such as cartwheels, handstands, back bends, and more; class begins with stretching to improve flexibility and warm ups before working on tumbling skills; classes will perform on stage tumble passes for presentations and recital; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:10 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Intermediate Hip Hop

Thursdays thru May 9; this class is for dancers who have mastered the basic hip hop skills and are ready for more advanced technique; dancers will work on tricks, timing, and performance; class will warm up with isolations of the body and stretching, and work on combinations in the center and across the floor; dancers will learn more complex routines for presentations and recital; $168-188; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Tales for Tots!

on Thursdays; ages birth to age three and a caregiver are invited to come to the library for sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Advanced Acting for Ages 10+

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; this class deepens the imagination and technique of storytelling, through script analysis, character development, movement, and voice and articulation work; students will be challenged to delve into the creative elements of physical, emotional, and vocal presentation; class will conclude with the performance of a play; $145-165; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Beginning Tumble for Ages 8+

Thursdays thru May 9; floor gymnastics for the beginning tumbler; all classes use floor mats with no use of elevated bars; tumblers will learn basic skills such as cartwheels, handstands, back bends, and more; class begins with stretching to improve flexibility and warm ups before working on tumbling skills; classes will perform on stage tumble passes for presentations and recital; $148-168; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:10 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Broadway for Ages 10-12

Thursdays thru Apr. 4; Broadway class develops storytelling and communication skills in a musical environment; physical coordination and confidence flourish; no one is required to sing a solo (some may be offered), as this class is about building confidence; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Costume Creation for Ages 11+

Saturdays thru Apr. 6; design creatively, using anything in the world around you; learn what it takes to create costumes for an entire theatrical show; students will learn how to develop and alter costumes using a variety of techniques; costumes created in this class will be used for performances during showcase; no sewing or drawing skills are required; $130-150; for information and to register, call 563-888-2227. Venue: Davenport Junior Theatre. Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Davenport Junior Theatre. For more info visit www.davenportjuniortheatre.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; for ages 2-5; featuring books, songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and more for ages 0-18 months; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Friday, January 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, January 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Tales Storytimes

stories, songs, and a craft for ages five and under; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, January 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

on Fridays; stories, songs, and crafts for preschoolers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Friday, January 18, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Breakfast with the Bactrians

after breakfast, go behind the scenes to meet our gregarious pair of Bactrian Camels; $15-30; for information and tickets, call 309-799-3482. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Animal Tales

for ages 3-5; this youth literacy program features a live animal character from a selected story book; children can meet and learn more about the animal after the story reading in this interactive story telling program; $8-11; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Child's Play: Create, Explore, Experience

on Saturdays; designed for ages 2-6, but all welcome; a 15-minute storytime complete with books, rhymes, and songs followed by imaginative playtime that can be spent dressing up as various characters or creating puppet shows in the puppet theater; children can play music with a variety of musical instruments, experiment with crafts, and play with toys designed to promote building, pretending, discovering, and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Animal Adventures

ages 6-9 can meet animals up close during these interactive sessions and experience the adaptations of many animals during physical activities designed to create an understanding of habitats as well as how animals move and protect themselves; $10-13; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Books on the Beach Family "Read-In"

event features reading activities and storytimes, make and take craft, STEAM learning, and play time (including digging for treasure in the sand pile); free pineapple pen for ages 4 and up, while supplies last; presented by Rock Island Library in partnership with Quad City Botanical Center; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Quad City Botanical Center. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Quad City Botanical Center. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! Geronimo Stilton Party

celebrate the ‘famouse’ journalist and editor of The Rodent’s Gazette; materials for crafts and games as well as snacks and refreshments provided; for ages 8 and up; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Animal Expeditions

ages 10-13 meet animals up close while learning about the behavior of animals, the importance of enrichment, how zoo keepers take care of animals and how the zoo is working to save animals and habitats; $10-13; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Quad City Music Guild Youth Chorus Auditions

for young singers in grades 3-8; we are looking for quality unchanged voices from hard working and enthusiastic young people to participate; we will be performing music from a variety of musicals of different eras; bring sheet music of an age-level appropriate song (a minute or less) and be prepared to tap a few rhythms and sing back some simple melodies; an accompanist will be provided; no recordings or unaccompanied singing; after auditions, an email will be sent to those young people who are selected; members will be asked to pay a fee of $50 to help off set the cost of music, and to pay for the performance shirt; Sat. 1-3pm, Mon. 4:30-6pm; for information, contact music director Valeree Pieper at qcmgyouthchorus@gmail.com. Venue: Quad City Music Guild - Prospect Park Auditorium. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Quad City Music Guild - Prospect Park Auditorium. For more info visit www.qcmusicguild.com.

Puzzle Tournament

teams of four will compete to see who can compete a 500 piece puzzle the fastest; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Escape to Narnia

family event based on the C.S. Lewis books; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Fortnite

hang out with other teens and play Fortnite in the computer lab; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Story Travelers

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Tween Slime Club

join us for the first tween slime club of the new year to make snow slime; all supplies provided; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Sunday, January 20, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Story Time for Littles

on Mondays; a chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Mondays for ages 2-5; this storytime will be all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and having fun; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Tales for Tots!

on Mondays; ages birth to age three and a caregiver are invited to come to the library for sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Mondays; meet with other parents and caregivers during open play time with your children; a variety of toys and activities will be available for you and your child to enjoy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Story Time for Littles

on Mondays; a chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen Video Game Afternoon

enjoy a fun afternoon of video gaming; there will be snacks and drinks available; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

PNG Tween/Teen STEAM Club Program: Lego Space Challenge

on Mondays; students in grades 4-8 can use LEGO Mindstorms to complete Space Challenge missions; learn to program robots and use them to accomplish tasks; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Ready, Set, STEAM

for grades K-5; featuring projects for all ages, learn about shapes and how to apply them to STEAM concepts; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

auditions for grades K-12 for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production being performed twice on January 26; approximately 50 local students will be cast to appear in the show alongside a MCT professional actor. Among the roles to be cast are Snow White, her friends Phineas, Foxy, and Fernando, the Queen, the Seven Dwarfs, the Forest Animals, Black Forest Creatures, a Magic Mirror, Bats, Henchmen, and the King; those auditioning should arrive between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours; some cast members will be asked to stay and rehearse immediately following the audition; although there is no fee to audition, those cast in the production will be subject to a $15-25 participation fee (includes one free show ticket); for information, call 563.585.SHOW. Venue: University of Dubuque's Heritage Center. Monday, January 21, 2019, 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM. University of Dubuque's Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Quad City Music Guild Youth Chorus Auditions

for young singers in grades 3-8; we are looking for quality unchanged voices from hard working and enthusiastic young people to participate; we will be performing music from a variety of musicals of different eras; bring sheet music of an age-level appropriate song (a minute or less) and be prepared to tap a few rhythms and sing back some simple melodies; an accompanist will be provided; no recordings or unaccompanied singing; after auditions, an email will be sent to those young people who are selected; members will be asked to pay a fee of $50 to help off set the cost of music, and to pay for the performance shirt; Sat. 1-3pm, Mon. 4:30-6pm; for information, contact music director Valeree Pieper at qcmgyouthchorus@gmail.com. Venue: Quad City Music Guild - Prospect Park Auditorium. Monday, January 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Quad City Music Guild - Prospect Park Auditorium. For more info visit www.qcmusicguild.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 21, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Tuesdays; we will talk, sing, play, and read during this storytime created with early literacy skills in mind; a perfect place to have fun with your child while exploring letters, words, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Tuesdays; meet with other parents and caregivers during open play time with your children; a variety of toys and activities will be available for you and your child to enjoy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Story Time in the GIANT Screen Theater: "Guess How Much I Love You"

for ages 3-6 and a caregiver; join a Putnam educator on Jan. 22 as they read the book "Guess How Much I Love You," by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, as it is projected on the GIANT Screen; after the story, educators will lead a fun Valentines activity for you and your child; free; for information and to register, call 563-324-1933. Venue: Putnam Museum & Science Center. Event Duration: One-Time. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Putnam Museum & Science Center. For more info visit www.putnam.org.

Preschool Story Time

on Tuesdays; join our children librarians for an energetic, read-aloud Story Time followed by an easy craft; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Toddler Tales Storytimes

stories, songs, and a craft for ages five and under; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAM Homeschool Workshop

on Tuesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tue. & Thu.; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen/Tween Table Top Role Playing

on Tuesdays; for those who enjoy games such as Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Girls Who Code

on Tuesdays; for girls in grades 6-12 who are interested in learning how to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Winter Library Olympics

prove that you’ve got what it takes to take Gold as the best Teen Library Olympian; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

STEM Night

for ges 6+; join us every month for learning and fun at STEM night; we'll experiment with Squishy Circuits, build with Strawbees, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime

join us for stories, rhymes, & crafts; activities are best for ages 3-6, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays for ages 2-5; music, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Petite Picassos

hands-on creation experience for ages five and under includes a story and an art project; dress for a messy good time; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Toddle Time

this program focuses on finger plays, songs, and stories; activities are best for birth-2 years old, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

STEAMa-rama

on Wednesdays; themed programming for grades K-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Tween/Teen Gaming

a variety of electronic, computer and board games will be available; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; try out new games and gaming systems; we have PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U for you to try, along with space for tabletop gaming; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Little Makers

on Wednesdays; we’ll have plenty of craft supplies and a special project each week; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! King for a Day

live stage show based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series; $28.75-78; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: Adler Theatre. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Adler Theatre. For more info visit www.adlertheatre.com.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; a special storytime to end your day and start to unwind; easy yoga and meditation may be included in the dancing, stories and activities chosen with relaxation for the whole family in mind; feel free to wear your PJ's and bring your favorite stuffed toy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga & Stories

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Story Time

on Thursdays, for ages 36 months thru pre-K; age-appropriate stories and activities for school readiness; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Thursdays; msic, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Homeschool Hangout

a short information literacy presentation will highlight library resources, followed by a time for discussion and snacks; an easy project for students will be available; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tue. & Thu.; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

students in grades 6-12 are invited to an interactive showing in the second-floor program room; enjoy crafts and other activities related to the film; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Hug-a-Book Dance Party

dance your way into early learning with a fun dance-along event for families with children ages five and under; each child receives a free book, thanks to ongoing support from the Merrill Harris Hug-A-Book fund of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Libros y Amigos

join us as the Library and LULAC present our first bilingual storytime; we will read stories and sing songs in both Spanish and English, followed by a craft; all ages are welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Together Time Tales

on Thursdays; for families with children in 3rd grade and younger; we will enjoy story, a song or rhyme, and a themed craft; materials and snacks are provided; parents and/or grandparents are required to attend; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots!

on Thursdays; ages birth to age three and a caregiver are invited to come to the library for sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, January 25, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; for ages 2-5; featuring books, songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and more for ages 0-18 months; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Putnam Preschool

for ages 5 & under; engaging science experiences and hands-on activities for young learners presented by a STEM educator from the Putnam; music, fun, and motion sparks curiosity and encourages exploration; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

LEGO Wind Racers Challenge

build a wind race car out of Legos; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, January 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

on Fridays; stories, songs, and crafts for preschoolers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Friday, January 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Murder Mystery

solve the murder of our beloved Teen Librarian; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, January 25, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Child's Play: Create, Explore, Experience

on Saturdays; designed for ages 2-6, but all welcome; a 15-minute storytime complete with books, rhymes, and songs followed by imaginative playtime that can be spent dressing up as various characters or creating puppet shows in the puppet theater; children can play music with a variety of musical instruments, experiment with crafts, and play with toys designed to promote building, pretending, discovering, and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

all-new family-themed stage adventure with characters from the Nickelodeon series; Sat. 10am & 2pm, Sun. noon & 4pm; $24-113; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Beginning Cartooning

for grades K-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Lego Club

free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

Chess Club

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Kids' Pick a Movie

for grades 6 & under; vote in the Children’s Department for the movie of your choice; popcorn will be served; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Teen Video Contest: Stop Motion Workshop

lhow to make a simple stop-motion video while the library's resources, props and backdrops; participants will need to bring their own device loaded with the free ap titled Stop Motion Studio in addition to any of their own props they wish to use; anyone without their own device will work together as a team using one of the Library's devices; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

all-new family-themed stage adventure with characters from the Nickelodeon series; Sat. 10am & 2pm, Sun. noon & 4pm; $24-113; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Saturday Storytime

enjoy an afternoon of songs, stories, and activities; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Sunday, January 27, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

all-new family-themed stage adventure with characters from the Nickelodeon series; Sat. 10am & 2pm, Sun. noon & 4pm; $24-113; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Sunday, January 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

all-new family-themed stage adventure with characters from the Nickelodeon series; Sat. 10am & 2pm, Sun. noon & 4pm; $24-113; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Sunday, January 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Story Time for Littles

on Mondays; a chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Mondays for ages 2-5; this storytime will be all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and having fun; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Tales for Tots!

on Mondays; ages birth to age three and a caregiver are invited to come to the library for sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Mondays; meet with other parents and caregivers during open play time with your children; a variety of toys and activities will be available for you and your child to enjoy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Story Time for Littles

on Mondays; a chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Homework Heroes

on Mondays; get help solving your homework conundrums; be a hero yourself and help others with subjects you are good at; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

PNG Tween/Teen STEAM Club Program: Lego Space Challenge

on Mondays; students in grades 4-8 can use LEGO Mindstorms to complete Space Challenge missions; learn to program robots and use them to accomplish tasks; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Evening Preschool Story Time

for ages 36 months thru pre-K; age-appropriate stories and activities for school readiness; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 28, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Tuesdays; we will talk, sing, play, and read during this storytime created with early literacy skills in mind; a perfect place to have fun with your child while exploring letters, words, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Tuesdays; meet with other parents and caregivers during open play time with your children; a variety of toys and activities will be available for you and your child to enjoy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Story Time

on Tuesdays; join our children librarians for an energetic, read-aloud Story Time followed by an easy craft; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Putnam Preschool

for ages 5 & under; engaging science experiences and hands-on activities for young learners presented by a STEM educator from the Putnam; music, fun, and motion sparks curiosity and encourages exploration; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAM Homeschool Workshop

on Tuesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tue. & Thu.; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen/Tween Table Top Role Playing

on Tuesdays; for those who enjoy games such as Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Girls Who Code

on Tuesdays; for girls in grades 6-12 who are interested in learning how to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime

join us for stories, rhymes, & crafts; activities are best for ages 3-6, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Teen Advisory Board: Awards Night

the meeting will consist of awards ceremony and regular scheduled meeting; join us for your chance to vote on new YA books for our shelves and teen programs; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays for ages 2-5; music, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddle Time

this program focuses on finger plays, songs, and stories; activities are best for birth-2 years old, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Toddler Tales Storytimes

stories, songs, and a craft for ages five and under; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAMa-rama

on Wednesdays; themed programming for grades K-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; try out new games and gaming systems; we have PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U for you to try, along with space for tabletop gaming; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Little Makers

on Wednesdays; we’ll have plenty of craft supplies and a special project each week; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; a special storytime to end your day and start to unwind; easy yoga and meditation may be included in the dancing, stories and activities chosen with relaxation for the whole family in mind; feel free to wear your PJ's and bring your favorite stuffed toy; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga & Stories

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Story Time

on Thursdays, for ages 36 months thru pre-K; age-appropriate stories and activities for school readiness; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Thursdays; msic, movement, and stories for ages 18 months to 3 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tue. & Thu.; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Lego Club

for ages 5-11; design and build your own masterpiece to display; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Gaming Night

for ages 8 & up; check out our Wii U and play SMASH or Pokken Tournament, or Xbox 360 favorites like Minecraft and DC Versus Mortal Kombat; challenge our gym in Pokemon Go or find out if you'd survive a journey on the Oregon Trail; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Together Time Tales

on Thursdays; for families with children in 3rd grade and younger; we will enjoy story, a song or rhyme, and a themed craft; materials and snacks are provided; parents and/or grandparents are required to attend; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots!

on Thursdays; ages birth to age three and a caregiver are invited to come to the library for sessions filled with simple exercises, stories, songs, rhymes, parenting tips and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 31, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Chill Out with a Good Book: Winter Reading Program

thru Feb. 28; stop by the Children’s Department to pick up your BINGO card for our Winter Reading Program; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, February 1, 2019. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Moline Public Library Winter Wonderland Reading Challenge

thru Feb. 16; for grades preK-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, February 1, 2019. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; for ages 2-5; featuring books, songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and more for ages 0-18 months; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri. at 10am and Mon. at 6:30pm; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Petite Picassos

hands-on creation experience for ages five and under includes a story and an art project; dress for a messy good time; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

on Fridays; stories, songs, and crafts for preschoolers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Friday, February 1, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Library Council Meeting

join us for the meeting to receive your member card (which offers free DVD rentals at EMPL), enjoy light snacks and fun, and help the teen librarians plan future programs; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, February 1, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.