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Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, April 19, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Friday, April 19, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, April 19, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30 minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, April 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; join us for dancing, shaking, and stories; this storytime is geared toward children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, April 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, April 19, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch

Rock Island Public Library introduction, services, collections, library cards and special activities will be part of the Learn-Enrich-Discover LEAD time; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Eugene Field Elementary School. Friday, April 19, 2024, 11:15 AM – 2:15 PM. Eugene Field Elementary School. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Teen Taylor Swift Party

celebrate the release of Taylor's new album; enjoy trivia, crafts, music, giveaways, and more; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Event Title: Teen Taylor Swift Party. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, April 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit eastmoline.librarycalendar.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, April 20, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, April 20, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime.; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Early Earth Day Storytime & Craft

best for ages 4-7; celebrate Mother Earth with a special storytime focusing on the place we call home; after storytime, stay for a special sensory craft; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Early Earth Day Storytime & Craft. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Mini Mathematicians: Shape Art

best for ages 3-7; stop into the Main, Eastern, or Fairmount Library and pick-up a fun math activity you can do at home; a free book provided by the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program will be available with this kit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Mini Mathematicians: Shape Art. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen DIY: Disco Ball Painting

join Miss Amber in another attempt at a popular TikTok painting trend as we use lots of paint to  create a 3D globe of light and sparkle on a 2D surface; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen DIY: Disco Ball Painting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, April 20, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Sunday, April 21, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Sunday, April 21, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Sunday, April 21, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 22, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Monday, April 22, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 22, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Little Movers Storytime

Mondays at 9:30 & 10:45am; or kids ages 0 to 3 and their grownup, join us in the Children's Program Room for stories, songs, and rhymes; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Little Movers Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 22, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Lapsit Storytime

on Mondays; a special storytime for babies who are not yet walking and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Lapsit Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, April 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, April 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Little Movers Storytime

Mondays at 9:30 & 10:45am; or kids ages 0 to 3 and their grownup, join us in the Children's Program Room for stories, songs, and rhymes; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Little Movers Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 22, 2024, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Family Rock Painting: Rock Snake

design and paint a rock for us to seal and display as a part of our rock snake; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Family Rock Painting: Rock Snake. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30 minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Walkers and Wigglers Storytime

on Tuesdays; we'll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for ages 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Walkers and Wigglers Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

PNG Cooking: Fruit

learn about nutrition and cook an entire meal with the University of Illinois Extension Office; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PNG Cooking: Fruit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Storytime with the Post Office

Seidina the Mail Carrier will be reading stories and answering questions about her job; if we’re lucky, we may just get to look at a mail truck; free; for information, call 563-289-6007 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Event Title: Storytime with the Post Office. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Seed Bombs

join us at the library as we make seed bombs; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Seed Bombs. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Wednesday, April 24, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30 minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Walkers & Wigglers Storytime

on Wednesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; stick around afterwards for Playgroup and Perks (free play for the little ones and free coffee and tea for the grown-ups); free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Walkers & Wigglers Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch

on Wednesdays; ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of books, action rhymes and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Time: Gaming

ou can bring your own device and use our Xbox, PS4, or Wii consoles; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Time: Gaming. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab: Bingo Dot Butterflies

se bingo dot markers and other craft supplies to make a beautiful butterfly; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: After School Kids Lab: Bingo Dot Butterflies. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Little Makers

on Wednesdays; join us and make a new project each week; the program is best suited to school-age kids; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Little Makers. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

PNG Grout Museum: Super Cold

use liquid nitrogen, learn how temperature is related to the three phases of matter: solids, liquids and gases; the mind shattering experiments that students will see during this demonstration will blow them away; plus they will get to try some very special ice cream related to the topic; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PNG Grout Museum: Super Cold. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Thursday, April 25, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Movers & Shakers Storytime

on Thursdays; preschoolers and their grownup can join us in the Children's Program Room for stories, songs, and rhymes; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Movers & Shakers Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30 minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Gray Matters Collective Teen Library Chapter Meeting

learn about a non-profit that strives to change the world with mental health advocacy and suicide prevention; stop by to learn more about what the East Moline Library chapter can do for the Quad Cities; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Event Title: The Gray Matters Collective Teen Library Chapter Meeting. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit eastmoline.librarycalendar.com.

Lazy Crafternoons: DIY Wizard Wands

a magical evening of crafting and make Wizard Wands; ages 8+ is recommended; free; for information, call 563-289-6007 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Event Title: Lazy Crafternoons: DIY Wizard Wands. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

PNG Sphero: Boat Race

learn how to use block coding to program Sphero Bolt robots, then race them in a regatta style race; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PNG Sphero: Boat Race. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Rain Boots

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this weather themed storytime and craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Rain Boots. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, April 26, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Friday, April 26, 2024.

Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale

thru Apr. 26; purchase a tote designed and made by our Teen Library Council to support the Gardens then come to our Drop-In Tie-Dye Party Saturday, April 27 between 10 am and 1 pm to tie-dye your bag; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council's Gardens Tote Bag Sale. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, April 26, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30 minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, April 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; join us for dancing, shaking, and stories; this storytime is geared toward children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, April 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, April 26, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Toddler Time

Miss Ashe’s Storytime aimed towards ages 0-PreK, with stories, songs, and a fun sensory playtime activity; this month enjoy some water play with a toy car wash; free; for information, call 563-289-6007 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Event Title: Toddler Time. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, April 26, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Teen Glow Painting

there will be UV lights set up around the room and you can see your paintings glow; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Event Title: Teen Glow Painting. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Friday, April 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit eastmoline.librarycalendar.com.

Build-A-Droid Art Contest

thru Apr. 27; build your own droid using any medium - they can be stationary 3-D models, 2-D drawings or schematics, or even fully-working droids; art will be displayed at the Moline Public Library for the public to see and vote on; art will be judged within the following grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9th and up; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Build-A-Droid Art Contest. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, April 27, 2024. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Saturday, April 27, 2024.

Book Buddies (Sensory Session): Bugs

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer during this bug themed sensory session and storytime; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Book Buddies (Sensory Session): Bugs. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime.; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Drop-In Tie-Dye Party

meet us with a clean item to tie-dye; white cotton items work best; you may also purchase a canvas tote to tie-dye, designed and made by our Teen Library Council, at the event; all proceeds benefit the Gardens project; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Drop-In Tie-Dye Party. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Explorers Club: Planting Day

for information, call 309-794-0991. Event Title: Explorers Club: Planting Day. Venue: Quad City Botanical Center. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Quad City Botanical Center. For more info visit www.qcgardens.com.

Mini Movers: Window Wonders

best for ages 3-7; stop into the Main, Eastern, or Fairmount Library and pick-up a fun movement-based activity you can do at home; a free book provided by the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program will be available with this kit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Mini Movers: Window Wonders. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

National Junior Ranger Day

free; for information, call 563-873-3491 ext. 123. Event Title: National Junior Ranger Day. Venue: Effigy Mounds National Monument. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Effigy Mounds National Monument. For more info visit www.nps.gov.

Lego Club

enjoy a morning of free building; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Lego Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, April 27, 2024, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Sunday, April 28, 2024.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Monday, April 29, 2024.

Little Movers Storytime

Mondays at 9:30 & 10:45am; or kids ages 0 to 3 and their grownup, join us in the Children's Program Room for stories, songs, and rhymes; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Little Movers Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Lapsit Storytime

on Mondays; a special storytime for babies who are not yet walking and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Lapsit Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, April 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Little Movers Storytime

Mondays at 9:30 & 10:45am; or kids ages 0 to 3 and their grownup, join us in the Children's Program Room for stories, songs, and rhymes; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Little Movers Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 29, 2024, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Family Rock Painting: Rock Snake

design and paint a rock for us to seal and display as a part of our rock snake; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Family Rock Painting: Rock Snake. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, April 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

PJ Party Storytime: Music!

put on your PJ’s and join us in the Children's Program Room for a sensational, musical Story Time; geared toward children ages 3 and up with their families; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PJ Party Storytime: Music! Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto

Yamamoto enchants audiences of every age with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse; for information, call 309-793-1213. Event Title: Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto. Venue: DeWitt Community Library. Monday, April 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. DeWitt Community Library. For more info visit www.quadcityarts.com.

Teen Poetry Cafe

all poets who enter the 2024 Teen Poetry Contest are invited to the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Café; poets can read their poems, and prizes will be awarded to the contest winners as well as those who choose to read; light refreshments will be served; bring your friends and family; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Poetry Cafe. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, April 29, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

Walkers and Wigglers Storytime

on Tuesdays; we'll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for ages 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Walkers and Wigglers Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Homeschool Presentation: Kuniko Yamamoto

Yamamoto enchants audiences of every age with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Homeschool Presentation: Kuniko Yamamoto. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Japanese Storytelling with Kuniko Yamamoto

Yamamoto enchants audiences of every age with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Japanese Storytelling with Kuniko Yamamoto. Venue: Eugene Field Elementary School. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Eugene Field Elementary School. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Tween Tuesday: Trivia Night

stop by for trivia and treats; play in teams to answer questions from different categories; this is for anyone in grades 4-8 and sign up is required; free; for information, call 309-755-9614. Event Title: Tween Tuesday: Trivia Night. Venue: East Moline Public Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. East Moline Public Library. For more info visit eastmoline.librarycalendar.com.

PNG Cooking: Protein

learn about nutrition and cook an entire meal with the University of Illinois Extension Office; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PNG Cooking: Protein. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Mermaids

This week we’re exploring Mermaids with stories, songs, and a fun take-home craft!; free; for information, call 563-289-6007 or e-mail library@leclaireiowa.gov. Event Title: Family Storytime: Mermaids. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Painted Rock Photo Holders

join us at the library as we make painted rock photo holders; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Painted Rock Photo Holders. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship

thru May 1; Kathy Kirschbaum and Karen Fitzsimmons were extraordinary women whose hard work, perseverance, dedication to fairness, and progressive actions inspired others; Kathy served as the first female mayor of Davenport and Karen as the first female auditor of the county; in that light, the Democrats of Scott County, Iowa, have chosen to honor Kathy and Karen by offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating senior from a Scott County high school in the academic year of 2023-2024; this student must be accepted for initial enrollment in an accredited post-secondary educational program in the United States for the academic year 2024-2025. Eligible programs include 4-year colleges, community colleges, vocational, technical, trade schools, and union apprenticeships; interested students should check with their school counselor for the application. for information, e-mail Dr. Henry Brockington at Henrybrockingtondc85@gmail.com. Event Title: Seeking Applicants: Kirschbaum-Fitzsimmons Scott County Democrats Scholarship. Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch

on Wednesdays; ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of books, action rhymes and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto

Yamamoto enchants audiences of every age with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Time - Unwind: Squishies

his week's theme is Unwind and we will paint cupcake-shaped squishies; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Time - Unwind: Squishies. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

PNG Sphero: Chariots of Fire

learn how to use block coding to program Sphero Bolt robots, then have them follow a race course; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PNG Sphero: Chariots of Fire. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Anime Club

join us as we watch Japanese Animation, have snacks, and socialize with others interested in anime; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Anime Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 2, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto

Yamamoto enchants audiences of every age with dramatic storytelling using myths and fables from ancient and modern Japan, spiced with social revelations to educate and amuse; for information, call 309-793-1213. Event Title: Quad City Arts Visiting Artist: Kuniko Yamamoto. Venue: Muscatine Art Center. Thursday, May 2, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Muscatine Art Center. For more info visit www.quadcityarts.com.

Family Storytime: Pineapples

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this fruit themed storytime and pineapple craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Pineapples. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, May 2, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, May 3, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch

Rock Island Public Library introduction, services, collections, library cards and special activities will be part of the Learn-Enrich-Discover LEAD time; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Eugene Field Elementary School. Friday, May 3, 2024, 11:15 AM – 2:15 PM. Eugene Field Elementary School. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Free Comic Book Day: Comic Workshop with Draw Me Bill for Ages 10-13

Bill will be showing us how to draw comics and Jared from Tim’s Corner Comics will be handing out free comics; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Free Comic Book Day: Comic Workshop with Draw Me Bill for Ages 10-13. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, May 4, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Free Comic Book Day: Comic Workshop with Draw Me Bill for Ages 14-18

Bill will be showing us how to draw comics and Jared from Tim’s Corner Comics will be handing out free comics; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Free Comic Book Day: Comic Workshop with Draw Me Bill for Ages 14-18. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, May 4, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Lapsit Storytime

on Mondays; a special storytime for babies who are not yet walking and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Lapsit Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, May 6, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Nest Book Club

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, May 6, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga and Stories

experience your favorite stories told along with Yoga poses; best for ages 3-10; adult caregivers are welcome to join! Bring a mat or borrow one of ours; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, May 6, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Make-A-Mug

join us at the library as we make mugs with our Cricut mug maker; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Make-A-Mug. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Petite Picassos @ Southwest Branch

for ages 5 and under with caretaker; toddlers can use all of their senses with hands on art; we will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces; every child will receive an art apron; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Petite Picassos @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Time: Anime Club

discuss manga and anime, enjoy snacks, and play a game or make a craft; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Time: Anime Club. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Fandom Club: Superhero Movie Night

join us at the library for a superhero movie; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Fandom Club: Superhero Movie Night. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Tulips

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this flower themed storytime and craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Tulips. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Big/Little Bookclub

book club for Littles (kids in 3rd through 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 in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Big/Little Bookclub. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, May 10, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch

Rock Island Public Library introduction, services, collections, library cards and special activities will be part of the Learn-Enrich-Discover LEAD time; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: LEAD Fridays @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Eugene Field Elementary School. Friday, May 10, 2024, 11:15 AM – 2:15 PM. Eugene Field Elementary School. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Book Buddies (Craft Buddies): Coffee Filter Tacos

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library where your baby, toddler and/or preschooler can spend some time with other children like them exploring all the fun our library has to offer during this taco themed storytime and craft; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Book Buddies (Craft Buddies): Coffee Filter Tacos. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Pokémon Club

an opportunity for Pokémon enthusiasts (ages 6-12) to battle, share, and play with each other; we’ll also discuss how to build and care for your collection. Join us the second Saturday of every month to learn and to play Pokémon; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Pokémon Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toons at Noons With Bowls and Spoons

grab a spoon and some cereal as we sit down to watch classic toons; enjoy cartoons and a bowl (or two) of cereal; content provided courtesy of Boomerang; best for ages 8 and up; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toons at Noons With Bowls and Spoons. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead: Nintendo LABO

join us at the library and help us put together a Nintendo LABO kit; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead: Nintendo LABO. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Read to a Dog

QC CAN's Reading Assistance Dogs are specially trained, along with their handler, to provide the environment needed to help children improve their reading skills; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Read to a Dog. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Saturday, May 11, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Lapsit Storytime

on Mondays; a special storytime for babies who are not yet walking and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Lapsit Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, May 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Nest Book Club: Toddler

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; each meeting will focus on a specific children’s book chosen to support your toddler's development; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club: Toddler. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, May 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Sesame Street Live! Say Hello

Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and their friends from Sesame Street are coming to your neighborhood to say hello; you can sing and dance with your favorite furry friends while enjoying fun surprises along the way; $30.50-70.50; for tickets, call 800-745-3000. Event Title: Sesame Street Live! Say Hello. Venue: Adler Theatre. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Adler Theatre. For more info visit davenportlive.com.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board

help choose books for the library, discuss future programs, and meet fellow teens; refreshments provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Advisory Board. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

ages 11-19 are invited to join; TAB Members volunteer, organize & participate in teen programming, and give their opinions on how to make the Library awesome by attending monthly meetings and filling out online surveys; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch

on Wednesdays; ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of books, action rhymes and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Time - Arts and Crafts: Pulled String Art

we will make pulled string art using tempera sticks and yarn; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Time - Arts and Crafts: Pulled String Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Kids Anime Club

for grades 3-5; a fun program where you don't have to read the same thing everyone else is reading, just come to watch anime, do a fun craft and talk with your fellow anime fans; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Kids Anime Club. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Anime Club

join us as we watch Japanese Animation, have snacks, and socialize with others interested in anime; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Anime Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Library Council

students in grades 6-12 are needed to give advice and feedback about Library programs, materials, and services; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Read to a Dog

QCCAN's Reading Assistance Dogs are specially trained, along with their handlers, to provide the environment needed to help children improve their reading skills; this program is great for kids of all ages; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Read to a Dog. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Straw Rockets

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this space themed storytime and craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Straw Rockets. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, May 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, May 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Lapsit Storytime

on Mondays; a special storytime for babies who are not yet walking and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Lapsit Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, May 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Faux Neon Signs

join us at the library as we make faux neon signs; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Faux Neon Signs. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch

on Wednesdays; ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of books, action rhymes and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Crayon People

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this crayon themed storytime and craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Crayon People. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Historic Preservation Junior Ranger Day

free; for information, call 563-873-3491 ext. 123. Event Title: Historic Preservation Junior Ranger Day. Venue: Effigy Mounds National Monument. Saturday, May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Effigy Mounds National Monument. For more info visit www.nps.gov.

Touch-A-Truck

kids can interact with different trucks and enjoy a nice cold Popsicle on a hot day; 11am-noon is sensory friendly hour, lights and sirens will not be used; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Touch-A-Truck. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, May 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; go to the library's Facebook page and check out this week's book talk from Emily, the young adult librarian; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Tired Parents with Babies

on Tuesdays; join other new parents to talk about daily parenting struggles in a casual, judgement-free setting; toys will be provided for children 0-18 months while parents are talking; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Tired Parents with Babies. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Shrinky Dink Keychains

join us at the library as we make Shrinky Dink keychains; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Shrinky Dink Keychains. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch

on Wednesdays; ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of books, action rhymes and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Southwest Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Young Adult Role Playing-Club

on Wednesdays; bring your party members and dice; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Young Adult Role Playing-Club. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Time: Gaming

ou can bring your own device and use our Xbox, PS4, or Wii consoles; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Time: Gaming. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; enjoy gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming and D&D campaigns also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Anime Club

join us as we watch Japanese Animation, have snacks, and socialize with others interested in anime; free; for in formation, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Anime Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Skill Builder Storytime

on Thursdays; designed especially to give children access to opportunities that promote school success and build early literacy skills; in addition to stories, songs, and fingerplays, we’ll engage in fun activities that help with letter and number recognition, sight words, counting, colors, and more; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Skill Builder Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, May 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime: Paper Bag Kites

join Mrs. Katelynn at the Silvis Public Library for this kite themed storytime and craft; snacks provided; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Family Storytime: Paper Bag Kites. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, May 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch

on Fridays; young children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy this story time full of short books, action rhymes, and songs; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Toddler Tales @ Watts-Midtown Branch. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. Friday, May 31, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Watts-Midtown Branch. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Zoo Camp for Ages 4-5: Movement of Life, Session #1 AM

thru June 7; join your camper and discover how different animals move around based on the habitat they are living in; $120-150; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 4-5: Movement of Life, Session #1 AM. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, June 3, 2024, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Zoo Camp for Ages 4-5: Movement of Life, Session #1 PM

thru June 7; join your camper and discover how different animals move around based on the habitat they are living in; $120-150; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 4-5: Movement of Life, Session #1 PM. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, June 3, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Nest Book Club

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, June 3, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga and Stories

experience your favorite stories told along with Yoga poses; best for ages 3-10; adult caregivers are welcome to join! Bring a mat or borrow one of ours; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, June 3, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Miniature Construction Camp: Grades 6-12

students learn to make their own models. Event Title: Miniature Construction Camp: Grades 6-12. Venue: FilmScene @ The Chauncey. Monday, June 10, 2024. FilmScene @ The Chauncey. For more info visit icfilmscene.org.

Zoo Camp for Ages 6-7: Abstract Adaptations, Session #2 AM

thru June 14; your camper will learn all the special characteristics of animals that allow them to adapt to their environment.; $120-150; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 6-7: Abstract Adaptations, Session #2 AM. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, June 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Nest Book Club: Toddler

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; each meeting will focus on a specific children’s book chosen to support your toddler's development; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club: Toddler. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, June 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Zoo Camp for Ages 6-7: Abstract Adaptations, Session #2 PM

thru June 14; your camper will learn all the special characteristics of animals that allow them to adapt to their environment.; $120-150; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 6-7: Abstract Adaptations, Session #2 PM. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, June 10, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Fur Trade Junior Ranger Day

free; for information, call 563-873-3491 ext. 123. Event Title: Fur Trade Junior Ranger Day. Venue: Effigy Mounds National Monument. Saturday, June 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Effigy Mounds National Monument. For more info visit www.nps.gov.

Miniature Construction Camp: Grades 6-12

students learn to make their own models. Event Title: Miniature Construction Camp: Grades 6-12. Venue: FilmScene @ The Chauncey. Monday, June 17, 2024. FilmScene @ The Chauncey. For more info visit icfilmscene.org.

Eco Kids Camp

thru June 21; ages 5-9 are invited to a weeklong morning camp filled with nature-based learning activities; we’ll explore the intriguing outdoor gardens each day, search for animals and plants, the habitats they live in and learn about protecting the nature around us; campers will get hands-on experience with a variety of nature-related activities and crafts; we will discuss conservation and environmental issues that challenge our surroundings and learn how we can contribute to protecting nature; advanced registration required by June 12; for information, call 309-794-0991. Event Title: Eco Kids Camp. Venue: Quad City Botanical Center. Monday, June 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Quad City Botanical Center. For more info visit www.qcgardens.com.

Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6

students are invited to learn the art of stop-motion animation. Event Title: Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6. Venue: FilmScene @ The Chauncey. Monday, June 24, 2024. FilmScene @ The Chauncey. For more info visit icfilmscene.org.

Zoo Camp for Ages 10-13: Creative Conservationist, Session #4

thru June 28; learn to craft solutions for conservation efforts locally and across the world to provide a better tomorrow for all living things; $200-250; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 10-13: Creative Conservationist, Session #4. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, June 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

Zoo Camp for Ages 8-9: Dive into Science, Session #3

thru June 21; designed to encourage your camper to strengthen their creative mindset to dive deeper into the science behind human and animal behavior in the world we create; $200-250; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 8-9: Dive into Science, Session #3. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Thursday, June 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Nest Book Club

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, July 1, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Yoga and Stories

experience your favorite stories told along with Yoga poses; best for ages 3-10; adult caregivers are welcome to join! Bring a mat or borrow one of ours; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, July 1, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6

students are invited to learn the art of stop-motion animation. Event Title: Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6. Venue: FilmScene @ The Chauncey. Monday, July 8, 2024. FilmScene @ The Chauncey. For more info visit icfilmscene.org.

Zoo Camp for Ages 10-13: Creative Conservationist, Session #5

thru July 12; learn to craft solutions for conservation efforts locally and across the world to provide a better tomorrow for all living things; $200-250; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 10-13: Creative Conservationist, Session #5. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, July 8, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.

The Nest Book Club: Toddler

we’ll not only take part in a storytime and activity, but also learn how to create special storytimes at home; each meeting will focus on a specific children’s book chosen to support your toddler's development; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: The Nest Book Club: Toddler. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, July 8, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6

students are invited to learn the art of stop-motion animation. Event Title: Animation Camp: Grades 5 & 6. Venue: FilmScene @ The Chauncey. Monday, July 15, 2024. FilmScene @ The Chauncey. For more info visit icfilmscene.org.

Zoo Camp for Ages 8-9: Dive into Science, Session #6

thru July 19; designed to encourage your camper to strengthen their creative mindset to dive deeper into the science behind human and animal behavior in the world we create; $200-250; for information and to register, call 309-799-3482. Event Title: Zoo Camp for Ages 8-9: Dive into Science, Session #6. Venue: Niabi Zoo. Monday, July 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Niabi Zoo. For more info visit www.niabizoo.com.