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Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Tale Storytimes

on Wednesdays; stories, songs, and a craft around a new theme each week for ages five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Exploratorium

on Wednesdays, for grades K-5; explore a new STEAM topic each week with hands on activities at this after-school drop-in program; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

WOW Wednesday

explore math in a new, creative way with weights; Miss Jean is also here to teach and play chess, teach you how to juggle, and and test your skill with an array of logic games; for information, call 563-243-3600. Venue: Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. For more info visit adlerdiscoverycenter.org.

Teen/Tween Gaming

visit the library for STEM games and traditional electronic & board games; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Fairmount Street Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. 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, November 14, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Anime-Manga Club: D.I.Y. Tile Coasters

bring a friend to create your own set of Tile Coasters; make it however you like: geeky, arty, or kawaii; materials and Japanese snacks will also be provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; stories and activities to settle in for the evening; pajamas, pillows, and stuffed toys welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Big/Little Bookclub

on Wednesdays; book club for kids in 3rd-5th grade and 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, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddle Time

focuses on finger plays, songs, & stories; activities are best for birth-2 years old, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Yoga and Stories

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Family Storytime

on Thursdays; 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, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

on Thursdays; stories and more for ages 3-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Thursdays; music, movement and stories; all ages welcome, but songs and stories will appeal to children ages 18 months to 3 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Textile Arts

on Thursdays (not Thanksgiving); easy sewing and other fiber arts projects; each week a different project will be completed; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Textile Arts for Kids

on Thursdays (not Thanksgiving); learn easy sewing projects and other fiber crafts; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Search and Find Storybook Characters

for grades 6 & under; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Magical Escape Room

magical riddles inspired by the Harry Potter series determine if you win the game and escape the room - or lose; winners earn a prize; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

The Great Pioneer Quest STEM Project

for grades 2-5; join local science teacher, Mrs. Herrmann to see if you have what it takes to be a pioneer; travel back in time to the Land Rush of 1889 and work in teams to establish a new life for you and your family; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

Together Time Tales

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, November 15, 2018, 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, November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Thursdays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; kids enjoy stories, music, and movement; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

WOW Wednesday

Miss Jessica from Clinton County Conservation is here to talk turkey; she’ll teach you about this unique bird and share her love of animals; this favorite program is designed for preschoolers and their grown-ups, although all age children are welcome, including older siblings and families who homeschool; a snack is included; for information, call 563-243-3600. Venue: Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. For more info visit adlerdiscoverycenter.org.

Toddler Tale Storytimes

on Fridays; stories, songs, and a craft around a new theme each week for ages five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Agility Course

practice gross motor skills, and jump and zigzag your way through our agility course; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, November 16, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Teen Friendsgiving

eat, chill, and give thanks; join us for cookie decorating and an awesome time with your friends; food and drinks provided; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, November 16, 2018, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Animal Tales

for ages 3-5; features a live animal character from a selected storybook, with each child having the opportunity to listen to a different animal story and meet the main characters of the book; children may touch the animals and learn more about them after the story reading in this interactive story telling program; $8-11; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Great Gobble-Along!: Make Your Turkey Gobbler

get your gobble on by crafting your very own turkey gobbler to make some super silly noises; included with $5-9 admission; for information, call 563-344-4106. Venue: Family Museum. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Family Museum. For more info visit www.familymuseum.org.

Child's Play: Create, Explore, Experience

on Saturdays; designed for preschoolers, but all welcome; rotating programs may include components of traditional storytimes, active movement and rhythm with music and dance, and simple crafts; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Animal Adventures

for ages 6-9; children can experience the adaptations of many animals during physical activities designed to create an understanding of how animals move, what their habitat is like, and how they protect themselves; an opportunity for participants to meet animals up close and personal during these interactive sessions; $10-13; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Animal Expeditions

for ages 10-13; an opportunity for participants to meet animals up close during these interactive sessions 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 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Great Gobble-Along!

join us as pro-gobblers help us all gobble together and learn how real turkeys talk to each other; included with $5-9 admission; for information, call 563-344-4106. Venue: Family Museum. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Family Museum. For more info visit www.familymuseum.org.

Kid’s Pick Movie

for grades 6 & under; vote for the movie of your choice in the Children’s Department; popcorn and water provided; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.eastmolinelibrary.org.

Story Travelers

free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Festival of Trees: Teddy Bear Tea

tea party for children and their favorite stuffed animal; $25-30; for information, call 309-793-1213. Venue: Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel. Sunday, November 18, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel. For more info visit www.qcfestivaloftrees.com.

Children's Discovery Center Pasta Dinner Fundraiser and Silent Auction

volunteers will be serving tables penne pasta with red or white sauce, cabbage salad or tossed salad, freshly baked bread, homemade desserts, and lemonade, iced tea, or coffee; with face-painting and other crafts and activities, plus a silent auction with baskets and individual items perfect for holiday gift-giving; for information, call 563-243-3600. Venue: Rastrelli's Restaurant. Sunday, November 18, 2018, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rastrelli's Restaurant. For more info visit adlerdiscoverycenter.org.

Storytime for Littles

on Mondays, for ages 0-36 months; nurture your baby and toddler’s love of books through music, movement, stories, and art exploration while helping develop language, motors, and social skills; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

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, November 19, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Storytime for Littles

on Mondays, for ages 0-36 months; nurture your baby and toddler’s love of books through music, movement, stories, and art exploration while helping develop language, motors, and social skills; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Homeschool Arts

on Mondays; explore a variety of arts and crafts utilizing interesting materials and techniques that are sure to spark your imagination and fuel your creativity; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Monday, November 19, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Creation Studio Drop-In

free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Spy School

if you've ever wondered what it would take to be a spy, come to the library and find out; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

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, November 19, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Mondays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Monday, November 19, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Tuesdays, 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 - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Tuesdays, open play and socialization for children 0-5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

presented by Story Time in the Giant Screen Theater; for ages 3-6 and their parents; join Ms. Patty as she reads the book “The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig” by Eugene Trivizas and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; after the story, there will be a fun activity for you and your child; free; for information, contact Patty Schuch at 563-336-7285 or pschuch@putnam.org. Venue: Putnam Museum & Science Center. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. Putnam Museum & Science Center. For more info visit www.putnam.org.

Toddler Tale Storytimes

on Tuesdays; stories, songs, and a craft around a new theme each week for ages five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 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; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Homeschool Bookclub

on Tuesdays; for grades 3-5; books will be provided and can be picked up at the library; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Homeschool STEM

program of fun activities including using zSpace computers, Strawbees and engineering crafts; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Girls Who Code

on Tuesdays; a club 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: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Volunteer Council

hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library more awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.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, November 20, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

join us for your chance to vote on new YA books for our shelves and teen program; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Junior Explorers: Magnets

ages 3-7 explore a new science theme each month; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Mini Makers: Feed the Turkeys

for ages 10 months to three years; sensory play encourages toddlers to explore and get to know the world around them; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Petite Picassos

art and story program for ages five and under; use all of your senses during our hands-on art project and dress for messiness; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Exploratorium

on Wednesdays, for grades K-5; explore a new STEAM topic each week with hands on activities at this after-school drop-in program; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Fairmount Street Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. 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, November 21, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; stories and activities to settle in for the evening; pajamas, pillows, and stuffed toys welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Big/Little Bookclub

on Wednesdays; book club for kids in 3rd-5th grade and 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, November 21, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga and Stories

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Textile Arts for Kids

on Thursdays (not Thanksgiving); learn easy sewing projects and other fiber crafts; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 22, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; kids enjoy stories, music, and movement; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Friday, November 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, November 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; with an 11am brunch and a visit from Santa; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Friday, November 23, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Saturday Storytime

free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Saturday, November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; scheduled show-only and brunch performances; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Saturday, November 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Lego Club

all ages welcome; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, November 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

Milk & Cookies with Santa & Workshop Wonderland

snap festive photo opportunities and enjoy delicious cookies baked with love by the generous elves at Krumpets Bakery & Café; create with your kids in our Workshop Wonderland; craft together to make a memento of the day, then try a second project that your child could give as a gift to someone special; for information, call 563-243-3600. Venue: Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. Saturday, November 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center. For more info visit adlerdiscoverycenter.org.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; with an 11am brunch; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Sunday, November 25, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Storytime for Littles

on Mondays, for ages 0-36 months; nurture your baby and toddler’s love of books through music, movement, stories, and art exploration while helping develop language, motors, and social skills; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, November 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

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, November 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Storytime for Littles

on Mondays, for ages 0-36 months; nurture your baby and toddler’s love of books through music, movement, stories, and art exploration while helping develop language, motors, and social skills; at 9:30 & 10:45am; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Homeschool Arts

on Mondays; explore a variety of arts and crafts utilizing interesting materials and techniques that are sure to spark your imagination and fuel your creativity; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Monday, November 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Homeschool Arts

explores a variety of arts and crafts utilizing interesting materials and techniques that are sure to spark your imagination and fuel your creativity; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main. Monday, November 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.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, November 26, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

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, November 26, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, November 26, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Mondays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Monday, November 26, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Circle Time Storytime

on Tuesdays, 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 - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Library Playgroup

on Tuesdays, open play and socialization for children 0-5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.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, November 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Tale Storytimes

on Tuesdays; stories, songs, and a craft around a new theme each week for ages five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 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; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Homeschool Bookclub

on Tuesdays; for grades 3-5; books will be provided and can be picked up at the library; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. 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. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Girls Who Code

on Tuesdays; a club 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: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

ages 5-11 design and build their own masterpieces to display; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

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, November 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Anime Night

ages 12 to 18 watch anime online, enjoy Japanese snacks, and learn to write Japanese hiragana characters; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Teen Gingerbread Challenge

we will have five teams of four people, and each team will design and build a Gingerbread House in an hour with the supplied materials; library patrons will vote for the top three Gingerbread Houses; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Family Storytime

stories, rhymes, & crafts; activities are best for ages 3-6, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

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, November 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays thru Fridays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Tale Storytimes

on Wednesdays; stories, songs, and a craft around a new theme each week for ages five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Exploratorium

on Wednesdays, for grades K-5; explore a new STEAM topic each week with hands on activities at this after-school drop-in program; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen/Tween Gaming

visit the library for STEM games and traditional electronic & board games; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Magic: The Gathering Club

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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, November 28, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Fairmount Street Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. 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, November 28, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Lego Club

all of the library’s Legos will be out for anyone with the desire to build and enjoy; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Night Owl Storytime

on Wednesdays; stories and activities to settle in for the evening; pajamas, pillows, and stuffed toys welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Big/Little Bookclub

on Wednesdays; book club for kids in 3rd-5th grade and 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, November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddle Time

focuses on finger plays, songs, & stories; activities are best for birth-2 years old, but all are welcome; free; for information, call 563-289-4242 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclairelibrary.org.

Yoga & Stories

on Wednesdays; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Yoga and Stories

on Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

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, November 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

on Thursdays; stories and more for ages 3-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2440. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Thursdays; music, movement and stories; all ages welcome, but songs and stories will appeal to children ages 18 months to 3 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 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, November 29, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Textile Arts

on Thursdays (not Thanksgiving); easy sewing and other fiber arts projects; each week a different project will be completed; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Textile Arts for Kids

on Thursdays (not Thanksgiving); learn easy sewing projects and other fiber crafts; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Circa '21 Pinocchio Visit

for grades preK-6; Pinocchio will be visiting from the Circa '21 Children's winter musical production, will read from his story, and assist us in making some crafts; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Together Time Tales: Native American Folklore

experience elements of the Great Plains Native American culture with Rudy Vallejo, as he tells a few folktales, dances to Native American music and explores a tipi; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 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, November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Thursdays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Baby Storytime

on Fridays; kids enjoy stories, music, and movement; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fairmount Street Library. 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, November 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; scheduled show-only and brunch performances; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Petite Picassos

art and story program for ages five and under; use all of your senses during our hands-on art project and dress for messiness; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, November 30, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Santa at the Cafe

activities, pictures, and snacks in the Java Lab Cafe; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Animal Tales

for ages 3-5; features a live animal character from a selected storybook, with each child having the opportunity to listen to a different animal story and meet the main characters of the book; children may touch the animals and learn more about them after the story reading in this interactive story telling program; $8-11; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 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 preschoolers, but all welcome; rotating programs may include components of traditional storytimes, active movement and rhythm with music and dance, and simple crafts; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Junior Theatre Workshop: Frog & Toad

join us as our friends from Junior Theatre read stories and lead us in acting games based on their new production of "A Year with Frog & Toad"; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; scheduled show-only and brunch performances; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Animal Adventures

for ages 6-9; children can experience the adaptations of many animals during physical activities designed to create an understanding of how animals move, what their habitat is like, and how they protect themselves; an opportunity for participants to meet animals up close and personal during these interactive sessions; $10-13; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Animal Expeditions

for ages 10-13; an opportunity for participants to meet animals up close during these interactive sessions 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 ext 225 or email education@niabizoo.com. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Lego Club

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

children of all ages will enjoy a time to meet Santa and take part in Christmas-themed educational activities; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

A Kids Only Holiday Variety Show!

enjoy the holidays with great music, song, dance and more by performers ages 18 & under; $7-13; for tickets and information, call 563-652-9815. Venue: Ohnward Fine Arts Center. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Ohnward Fine Arts Center. For more info visit www.ohnwardfineartscenter.com.

Book Explorers: Mock Newbery

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Honk, Jr.

family-comedy musical retelling of the classic ugly duckling story; Sat. & Sun. 3pm; $8-9; for tickets and information, call 563-333-6251. Venue: Galvin Fine Arts Center. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Galvin Fine Arts Center. For more info visit www.sau.edu.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Saturday, December 1, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; with an 11am brunch; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Sunday, December 2, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Disney on Ice: Frozen

be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions and mystical trolls in a race to bring back summer; hosted by Mickey and Minnie, your whole family will sing along to unforgettable music and be delighted with special appearances by the Disney Princesses, Woody, Buzz, Dory, and more; Thu.-Sat. 7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am & 3pm; $15 & up; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Venue: TaxSlayer Center. Sunday, December 2, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. TaxSlayer Center. For more info visit www.taxslayercenter.com.

Honk, Jr.

family-comedy musical retelling of the classic ugly duckling story; Sat. & Sun. 3pm; $8-9; for tickets and information, call 563-333-6251. Venue: Galvin Fine Arts Center. Sunday, December 2, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Galvin Fine Arts Center. For more info visit www.sau.edu.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, December 3, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

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, December 3, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.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, December 3, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

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, December 3, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Mondays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Monday, December 3, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 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, December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Pinocchio

family-musical adaptation of the fairytale classic; scheduled show-only and brunch performances; $11-21; for tickets and information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Venue: Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. For more info visit www.circa21.com.

Petite Picassos

art and story program for ages five and under; use all of your senses during our hands-on art project and dress for messiness; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAM Homeschool Workshop

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Homeschool Bookclub

on Tuesdays; for grades 3-5; books will be provided and can be picked up at the library; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. 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. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 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, December 4, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen Volunteer Night

fulfill needed service hours or use on job applications; we will be working on library skills and making Secret Santa gifts; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

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, December 5, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Play & Grow

for ages three & under and a caregiver; sing, read, and play your way to early literacy; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

STEAM Program

on Wednesdays; themed programming for grades K-5; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 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, December 5, 2018, 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, December 5, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 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: Fairmount Street Library. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.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, December 5, 2018, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Santa Stories

a special holiday storytime dedicated to jolly ol’ St. Nick; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Big/Little Bookclub

on Wednesdays; book club for kids in 3rd-5th grade and 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, December 5, 2018, 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, December 5, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Pre-School Story Time

on Mondays & Thursdays; enjoy stories, songs, and fun activities with Ms. Cathy; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Venue: River Valley District Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit www.rivervalleylibrary.org.

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, December 6, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Group

here's your chance to have input on library services and materials offered; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.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, December 6, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Holiday Craft Extravaganza!

make a variety of holiday crafts; all materials provided; free; for information, call 209-524-2470. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen Perler Bead Night

an evening of making things with Perler-brand fuse beads; patterns will be available for you to choose from, or design your own; create unique holiday ornaments or gifts for your family; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Reading Assistance Dogs

for information, call 563-344-4175 or e-mail info@bettendorflibrary.com. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Reading Assistance Dogs

children have the opportunity to read aloud to dogs from Quad City Canines; this is great practice for kids and helps them build their vocabulary and build self-confidence; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.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, December 6, 2018, 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, December 6, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

on Thursdays; hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the library awesome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fairmount Street Library. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Fairmount Street Library. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Happy Elf

composer/lyricist Harry Connick Jr.'s holiday-themed musical-comedy; Thu.-Sat. 7:30pm, Sat. & Sun. 2pm; for tickets and information, call 309-912-7647 or e-mail info@thespotlighttheatreqc.com. Venue: The Spotlight Theatre. Thursday, December 6, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Spotlight Theatre & Event Center. For more info visit www.thespotlighttheatreqc.com.