December 2017

A special visit is planned - direct from the North Pole! Santa Claus will be at the Library Saturday, December 2 from 2 - 4 pm. Drop in with your little ones anytime for this special chance to meet Santa.



December Programs and Events
Additional information may be found on the Moline Public Library website.

Wednesdays, December 6 & December 15
Final 2 Opportunities!
Health Care Navigator Assistance
9:00 am - Noon
A Genesis Health Care navigator will be available to assist with health insurance information. 

Holiday Piano Concert
All ages
Friday, December 1 at Noon
Pianist Amanda Drenter performs a variety of holiday classics to get everyone in the holiday spirit.  The concert is free of charge.  No registration required. 
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
All Ages
Saturday, Dec 2 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Visit the North Pole at the library! Chat with Santa, craft some holiday cheer and get geared up for the Christmas season with fun and games! Photo ops for you and Santa will be available on a first-come, first serve basis.
No registration is required for this free program.
After School Fun
Grades 6-12
Wednesday, December 6 from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your friends for a variety of board and electronic games at the library.  Free and no registration is required. Drop in.
Dance Me a Story: Nutcracker
PreK and older family event
Wednesday, December 6
Program begins at 2:30pm. Create paper puppets for the Nutcracker before the program from 2:00p-2:30pm. 
A dancer from the Ballet Quad Cities will read from the book The Nutcracker, then lead the children in motions and dance moves to retell the story. Tutus and props will be provided for the children when they perform the story at the end. Sponsored by Hubbell-Waterman Foundation.  For more information, visit:  Ballet Quad Cities
Story Time for Littles - Evening Edition
Birth to 36 months
Wednesdays, Dec 6 and Dec 20  at 6:00pm
Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books through music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills.
No registration required for this free program.
Teen Advisory Group
Grades 6-12
Thursday, December 7 at 3:30 pm
Meet new friends and help advice the Library regarding teen needs and wants.  Fulfills service hour requirements.  No registration required.
Holiday Service Project
Grades 6-12
Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 pm
Take part in a holiday service project while enjoying music, snacks and beverages.  Free; no registration required.
Ukulele Connection Holiday Concert
All ages
Monday, December 11  at 6:30 pm
Enjoy a collection of local ukulele musicians and other instruments and they perform a holiday concert.
Holiday Service Project
Grades 4-8
Monday, December 11  6:00 pm
Take part in a holiday service project while enjoying music, snacks and beverages.  Free; no registration required
Teen Anime Club
Grades 6-12
Tuesday, December 12 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Anime and manga fans are invited to watch, discuss and hang out with fellow otaku.  Second Tuesdays of each school year month.  Drop in anytime from 3:30 - 5:30 pm.  Free and no registration required.
Exploratorium - A Different STEAM Program each week!
Grades K - 5
Dec 13  2:00pm-3:30pm  Backyard Birds
Dec 20  2:00pm-3:30pm Dinosaurs Alive
No registration is required for this free program.
Creativity Lab
Ages 5 and up
Thursday, Dec 14 at 6:30pm
Make art your way! Explore the creative process and experiment with art methods.
No registration required for this free program.
Spotlight: Pokémon Cards
1st - 5th grades
Thursday, Dec 21 at 6:30pm
Bring your cards and be ready to trade and play.
No registration is required for this free program.                                                                              

Saturday, December 23 and
Monday, December 25
CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Saturday, December 30 and 
Monday, January 1, 2018
CLOSED for New Year Holiday

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