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RI Library Lines: Learn to use the new catalog and more! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rock Island Library   
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 12:38

The new RiverShare catalog is now available to library patrons, and to help introduce the host of new features, the Rock Island Public Library will offer a series of free classes at the following times and locations:

 

6:00 pm, Monday, November 28, Rock Island Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road

 

2:30 pm, Wednesday, November 30, Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street

 

1:00 pm, Wednesday, December 7, Rock Island Southwest Branch, 9010 Ridgewood Road

 

3:00 pm, Tuesday, December 13, Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street

 

Classes will be offered in the Community Rooms of both library locations. Registration is not required.

 

For questions, call the Rock Island Library Reference Desk at 309-732-7341.

 
German American Heritage Center's CHRISTKINDLMARKT SHOPPING PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GAHC   
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 09:51

German American Heritage Center's CHRISTKINDLMARKT SHOPPING

Just a reminder that The GAHC's Gift Shop will be open:

Tuesdays through Saturday open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Open the day after Thanksgiving
Sundays open 12 - 4 p.m.

Extended Pre-Christmas Shopping Hours:

Tues Dec.  20 open til 7:00 p.m.
Wed  Dec. 21 open til 7:00 p.m.
Thurs Dec. 22 open til 7:00 p.m.
Fri  Dec. 23 open til 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sat, Sun  Dec. 24-25

A coupon for 15% off any one item in the Gift Shop, valid for the
for the month of December, will be available in the Infoblatt.
All three extended shopping days will feature personal escorts to the parking lot from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and we will help carry your purchases.

 
Quad Cities Comic Book Convention PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Alan Morton   
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 11:27

The Quad Cities Comic Book Convention will be held on Saturday December 3 at the Ramada Inn in Bettendorf, IA. The Ramada Inn is located at 3020 Utica Rd (I-74 @ Kimberly Rd / Spruce Hills Dr, IA Exit 2). It will be open to the public from 10 AM to 4 PM and admission for the public is free. Dealers from three states specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related. Or if you have old comics lying around that you no longer want bring them by dealers are buying.

For further information contact Alan at (309) 657-1599 or visit www.epguides.com/comics.

 
Teen Events PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jan LaRoche   
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 11:10
Teen Advisory Group

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join the Teen Advisory Group at the Moline Public Library. Help plan programs, give input about what books and materials to add to the collection, make friends, and have fun. We meet the first Thursday of the month, and the next meeting is Thursday, December 1 at 3:30 in the Platinum Room. This program is free and no registration is necessary. For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com <http://www.molinelibrary.com/
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Teen Writers Group

Teen and Young Adult writers are invited to the Moline Public Library on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m. Bring a few short items to share with the group, get feedback, and learn some new tricks. The next meeting will be on Monday, December 12 at 7:00. This program is free, no registration is necessary. For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com <http://www.molinelibrary.com/> .


Anime Club

Teen and Young Adult fans of anime, manga, and all things Japanese are invited to the Moline Public Library the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 for Anime Club. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 20 at 3:30. This program is free and no registration is necessary. For more information call 309-524-2440 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 61265 or online at http://www.molinelibrary.com <http://www.molinelibrary.com/> .


Teen Reading Challenge

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to take part in the Quad City area-wide Teen Reading Challenge. Pick up a Challenge log from your local library and keep track of how much you read between Jan. 8 and Jan. 28. Read 250 minutes to win a prize and an invitation to the Challenge Final Party on Friday, February 3rd. At 500, 750, and 1000 minutes get entered into drawings for more prizes. For more information, contact your local library.

 
Sights and Sounds of Christmas December 1 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Layton   
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 09:41
This year Senior Voice's Sights and Sounds of Christmas will be held on Thursday, December 1st from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Starlite Ballroom at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. Quad City Seniors, family and caregivers are invited to attend this  FREE event to herald in the 2011 holiday season. Senior Voice especially welcomes seniors who are alone or confined to rehab centers who may not be able to attend other community holiday events or who's family will not be with them for Christmas.

Once again Santa will make an appearance bringing a gift for every senior! He will be escorted by Dancing Reindeer from the Ballet Quad City School of Dance.

Featured entertainment this year will be the Westbrook Singers, St. Cecilia's Children, Just For Fun and Wilma Nichol on piano. The event will be heralded in by a fanfare of Christmas music performed by a brass ensemble from the New Horizons Band. MCs for the event will be Don Mitchum, Jerry Schroeder and Dave Layton. They will also provide humor and music as the trio The Three Wise Guys.

New this year will be tastes and smells of Christmas with a cookie machine provided by Beacon of Hope Hospice.

Sponsors for this year's event are Senior Voice, Ridgecrest Retirement Village, Generations Area Agency on Aging and Medic EMS,

For more information about the Sights and Sounds of Christmas contact the Senior Voice office at 421-2198 or Dave Layton at 793-4425.

 
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