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Written by Lisa Lockheart   
Friday, 28 March 2014 10:02

April 9th, Pollinators - At Your Service, 6:30 pm at Main Library. You know the daytime pollinators because you see them.  What about those that come out at night?  They don't all fly.  What can you do to welcome them?  Get to know our area pollinators because you as one person, can make a big difference - come and find out how.  Handouts will be available.


April 17th, Putting Some Herbs in Your Life, 6:30 pm at Main Library -Herbs add flavor and color to your garden and your home.  Peg Christensen, from QC Herbs, will share her knowledge about herbs, how easily you can add them to most areas of your life - kitchen, bathroom, closets, and more.  Bring your questions and your curiosity!


Where? Main Library Community Room, 401 19th Street. Free!


Money Smart Week Community Shred Day: Saturday, April 12, 10 am to noon, Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street. Identity protection project for Money Smart Week. Bring personal papers to be shredded in bulk by Document Destruction & Recycling Service (DDRS). Drive up, drop off, for secure bulk shredding offsite at the DDRS plant in Davenport.


Dance along with "Pete the Cat" at a special Hug-A-Book Spring all ages early learning event on  Monday, April 7, at 6:00 pm, at the Rock Island Main Library,  401 19th Street.


Based on the popular children's books about the groovy blue cat, the Pete the Cat series includes Four Groovy Buttons and Rocking In My School Shoes.


Join us for dancing, Pete the Cat stories, a sing-a-long and Pete the Cat crafts, including shoe decorating and making a Pete the Cat puppet. Giveaways include Pete the Cat bags and bookmarks. And, you can also enter a random drawing for a stuffed Pete the Cat toy. To really get in the Pete the Cat spirit, dress the part by wearing your groovy buttons or cool tennis shoes!


This special Spring Hug-A-Book event is funded by the Merrill Harris Memorial of the Rock Island Public Library Foundation. Hug-A-Book is an early learning program designed to build a love of books and reading in children.


The event is free and open to the public.


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