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Community Shred Day

10:00 am to noon, Saturday, April 12, Rock Island Main Library. Bring personal papers to be safely shredded by Document Destruction and Recycling Services, a division of City Carton. This is a drive-up, drop-off event provided as part of the Rock Island Library's participation in Money Smart Week Quad Cities.

Shredding personal papers helps protect your financial identity! For confidentiality, papers are collected in locked bins by bonded DDRS representatives and shredded under video monitoring at the DDRS plant in Davenport. No shredding onsite. Staples and paper clips do not have to be removed.

For more details, contact Rock Island Library at 309-732-READ (7323).

Know Your iPad/Tablet

2:30 pm, April 14, Main Library. Free program with tips and tricks on using your iPad or other computer tablet. Bring your device! No registration required.

Download eBooks/audiobooks

2:00 pm, April 15, Main Library. Learn how to use the library's services to get free ebooks/audiobooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or MP3 player. No registration required. Bring your device and your library card to make this a hands-on event.

Celebrating Shakespeare with Prenzie Players

William Shakespeare turns 450 this April! Join us at 6:30 pm on April 15 at the Main Library for an entertaining look at how the Prenzie Players present shows such as King Lear in innovative ways.

Shakespeare's Life in His Works, with Don Wooten

6:00 pm, April 22, Main Library. William Shakespeare turns 450 years old this April, and to celebrate, we're bringing in local expert Don Wooten. A careful look at Shakespeare's plays reveals what we think about his early life in Stratford. Free.

Download This! How to on Downloading Library Content

6:30 pm, April 16, Main Library, Learn how to use free library services to download or stream free music, movies and magazines from library services Freegal Music, Freegal Movies/TV and Zinio for magazines. You can use these services if your library subscribes and you have a current library card.

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