December 2018


Coming December 1

Meet the big guy himself! Start thinking about what book you'd like him to bring for your stocking ...assuming you've been good this year! 
 
Program made possible by the Jaycees of the Quad Cities.

 

Please make note of our Holiday Hours...



 

            

We Have More than Books :)

The Library has passes to area cultural destinations. First come-first serve family passes for four to the Quad City Botanical Center, Figge Art Museum, Putnam Museum and German American Heritage Center & Museum. In season, add Naibi Zoo to the list!  All are available for check out with your Moline Public Library card.

 
    River Bend Bronze Ensemble
Hand Bell Concert

 

You won't want to miss this special concert of uplifting music. The beautiful sound of bells is sure to get you in the holiday spirit! 

 

            

Traveling this Holiday Season?

Don't forget the WiFi!  Check out a HotSpot and
 you'll have non-stop Internet access. 
Great for presentations and meetings, too.  
HotSpots check out for one week intervals.

 


Need a Meeting Space?
Reserve a Room at the Library!

The Library offers community meeting spaces for a variety of events from small meetings to large programs. For guidelines and nominal fee schedule, visit: Meeting Room Info
To reserve a room, visit: MEETING ROOM CALENDAR


 


December Programs and Events
For Children (Teens & Adults Schedule below...)

Additional information may be found on Our New Website! 
   
 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Saturday, December 1 from 2-4 pm
Children of all ages will enjoy a time to meet Santa and take part in Christmas themed educational activities. Program made possible by the Jaycees of the Quad Cities. For more info:  Santa!
 
STEAM-a-rama
Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Dec. 5, 12, 19
Themed programming for grades K - 5 every Wednesday (*will not meet Dec 26 and Jan 2)
For more info:  STEAM
 
Storytime for Littles
Wednesdays, December 5 and 19 
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
For children birth - 36 months
Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books through music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motors and social skills.
No registration is required for this free program. For more info:  Storytime Evenings

Creativity Lab
Thursday, December 13 at 6pm
Grades K - 5
A different art activity each session. For more info:  Lab

CLOSED for Christmas Holiday
Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25
The Library WILL be open Wednesday, December 26 at 9:00 am
 
CLOSED for New Year's Holiday
Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1
The Library WILL be open Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00 am
                                                                      
We are always open online at http://molinelibrary.com/ 

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December Programs and Events
For Adults and Teens

Additional information may be found on Our New Website! 

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

The Humor of Abraham Lincoln
Monday, December 3 at Noon
A history program in honor of Illinois' Bicentennial. For more info:  Abe

Library Art Tour
Saturday, December 8 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Join art consultant David Zahn for an informational walking tour of the art on display at the Library. For more info:  Tour

Write Now!
Monday, December 10
6:30 pm
Teen and Adult writers
Meetings take place in the 2nd floor program room. We will discuss an aspect of writing craft, share experiences, ask questions, and/or do a writing exercise. 
Today's topic is "Next Steps" and will cover what to do once you've finished a piece of writing, from finding beta readers and doing basic editing to self-publishing and looking for agents and editors. 
For more info:  Write Now

Knit/Crochet Circle
Wednesdays, December 5, 12, 19, 26 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Participants of all abilities are invited to gather to make squares for their own projects or to combine for Project Linus.  Some materials provided. Fore more info:  Knit.Crochet

Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, December 6
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades  - 12 - Here's your chance to have input on Library services and materials offered.  Meets service hour requirements. For more info:  TAG

Teen Holiday Craft Extravaganza!
Thursday, December 6 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, December 11 from 3:30 - 5:00pm
Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to make a variety of holiday crafts.  All materials provided. For more info:  Teen Crafts

River Bend Bronze Ensemble Handbell Choir
Friday, December 14 at Noon
December's Noon-Day Concert Series' installment will get everyone in the holiday spirit. For more info:  https://molinelibrary.librarymarket.com/riverbend-bronze-ensemble-handbell-concert

Kathleen Barber Author Visit
Friday, December 28 at 10:00 am in Java Lab
Coffee provided. 
Meet the author of Are You Sleeping, 
and get all the details about its upcoming debut as a TV series. For more info:  Barber

CLOSED for Christmas Holiday
Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25
The Library WILL be open Wednesday, December 26 at 9:00 am

CLOSED for New Year's Holiday
Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1
The Library WILL be open Wednesday, January 2 at 9:00 am  

We are always open online at http://molinelibrary.com/ 

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