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News Releases - Local Events
Written by Lisa Lockheart   
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 16:12

Join us for St. Patrick's Themed Super Saturday Fun on Saturday, March 8 at our Southwest Branch!

11:00 am- Saturday Storytime- Stories & fun on the color Green for birth to five

2:00 pm St. Patrick's Party-Games, fun, crafts for all ages.

Get your green on! Free - at our Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road

 

Knit for Peace - 6:00 pm, Tues., March 11, Main Library, 401 19th Street.

Join this group of knitters for your knitting or crocheting projects. The group brings their own projects or works on donations for the local hospitals and shelters.


And get set for spring, which can't come fast enough ....

Spring Gardening & Landscaping Series

6:30 pm, March 18

Attracting Bees & Other Pollinators to your yard.

6:30 pm, March 26

Teas Me: Growing, Harvesting & Enjoying Your Own Teas

Where? Main Library Community Room, 401

Morning Storytimes for birth to 5

10:30 am-Tues., March, 4 and 11, 30/31 Branch

Wed., March 5 & 12, Southwest Branch

Fri., March 7 & 14, Main Library



Evening Family Storytimes

6:30 pm, Monday, March 10, 30/31 Branch

Monday, March 17, Southwest Branch.

Finish your day with a fun story!

 

Lego Block Times

Develop your child's creativity and building skills.

4:00 pm on:

Wed., March 12 - Main Library

Wed., March 19-30/31 Branch

Wed., March 26 - Southwest Branch

 

Plus, mark your calendars for these free events during Rock Island/Milan school break!

Tech Fun-Making Videos with Animoto

6:00 pm, March 18

Main Library

Learn how to make a quick video using your own pictures. Bring a flash drive or disk with pictures.
Free-Registration required-call 732-7360
Grades 2 and up

 

Tech Fun-Using TumbleBooks & BookFlix

4:00 pm, March 27

Main Library Children's Room

Drop in and learn about all the fun you can have reading free animated books online.  TumbleBooks & Scholastic Book Flix are free library services. Parents, this is a great way to interest your child in reading!
Grades K-6 and families

 

Teen Iron Chef Contest

6:30 pm, March 10,

Main Library

Test your culinary skills against other teens for fun & prizes. Ages 12 to 18. Free!

 

Have a computer question? Get answers at the Main Library "Computer Help Desk" on the third week of each month. Drop in from 1 to 3 pm, Monday-Friday at the Main Library Reference Desk for questions about using Microsoft Office programs, Email or the Internet. 

Next "Computer Help Desk" is March 17-21.

Library staff can show you how to find a website, but cannot help you fill out forms, provide legal, banking or tax advice, or assist with entering personal information.