Rock Island, IL: Develop your child's early learning skills in an artful way with the new Petite Picassos learning series from Rock Island Public Library.

Rock Island, IL: Get your game on at the Rock Island Public Library with new monthly activities for families and adults.

Rock Island, IL: Fans of the Doctor Who television show can get their dose of the doctor Saturday at the Rock Island 30/31 Library.

Rock Island, IL: The Rock Island Public Library's Downtown location, 401 19th Street, will be closed Saturday, Sept. 2 due to the Rock Island Grand Prix cart races. The 30/31 Library, 3059 30th Street, and Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday.

Rock Island, IL: The Rock Island Public Library's Hug A Book program series will offer a special early learning art event  this Thursday for ages five and under.

Rock Island Libraries distributed nearly 900 pairs of glasses to our customers in late July and early August. ALL of those glasses are now gone.

The situation is the same at all other local libraries who had free glasses to distribute.

Rock Island, IL: The Rock Island Public Library's Downtown location will host the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center's Mobile Donor Bus on Wednesday, August 9.

Rock Island, IL: If your home library is looking more like a leaning tower of books than a library, get some free organizational tips Monday at a program with a professional organizer.

Rock Island, IL: If you're planning on viewing the August solar eclipse, you'll need special glasses, and you can pick them up for free at Rock Island Public Library locations.

Rock Island, IL: Teens have long been able to get their game on with video and board gaming programs at the Rock Island Library, and now it's game on for adults and families as well. Starting in August, the library will start monthly board game nights for families on the first Tuesday of each month and retro gaming for adults on the second Thursday, both at the Downtown Library.