We will be closed
Monday, February 17 for Presidents' Day
FEATURED EVENTS
Thursday, February 6, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Join us for a free of Sons & Daughters of Thunder , a new film based on the award-winning play by Earlene Hawley and Curtis Heeter. This docudrama tells the unforgettable true story of the beginning of the end of slavery in America.

Afterwards, participants will meet and have a brief discussion with filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle from
Thursday, February 20, 6:00 - 7:30pm

"It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how."

We certainly know how to have fun, especially when the Cat in the Hat returns to the library! The Cat (portrayed by Ann Cobb) will read some of his favorite stories. Play games, make crafts, and participate in other Cat-tivities!
Exhibit on 2nd Floor
February 3rd through 29th

Take in this month-long exhibit of artwork created by talented middle and high school students. Works featured will include fabric sculptures, photography, ceramics, and more.


Saturday, February 8th
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us to celebrate the work of the young artists. Spoken word poets will also present their work at this reception.

Grades Pre-K to 6
Ends February 15

Registration Required


There's still time to get a lanyard and collect buttons reading and attending programs. Don't miss out on the sweet fun! Registration is required - visit the Children's Desk to sign up.


Sponsored by Meemic Insurance, Danyelle Hatter.
YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
Book Happenings Newsletter
We know you love to read, and especially enjoy seeing the new titles we get in here at the library, but sometimes things may be checked out, or you don’t make it in to peruse, or you use our digital collection and may not find out about an amazing item you don’t want to miss. It’s a stressful life, right?

Good thing we have a newsletter you can subscribe to so you can get word about some hot off the press books, staff recommendations, and more fun book things. Moline Public Library’s Book Happenings newsletter comes right to your inbox the middle of each month so you don’t have to spend hours searching for something new.

FREE! DVD and Video Games
As of Saturday, January 4, we dropped the $1 rental fee for all DVDs and video games. Hooray for savings!

With the removal of this fee, we do have to limit video game checkouts to 5 per library card, but DVDs will have no checkout limits.

Be sure to bring back these items on time, the $1 per day/per item fine still applies!
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
For children birth to 3 years of ages with their adult. 

Open to teen and adult writers of all genres and writing levels. Meets the first and third Mondays of each month.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  Sponsored by MidAmerican Energy .
For teens and adults of all levels of experience. Help us knit/crochet blanket squares over the winter months. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to our  Project Linus  chapter.
For children birth to 3 years old with their adult. Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books with music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join. Make new friends, give advice about programs and materials for teens, and earn service credits. Meetings are on the first Thursday of the month, no registration required.

Local filmmakers Tammy and Kelly Rundle will screen and discuss their docudrama, based on the critically acclaimed play by Earlene Hawley and Curtis Heete.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Paul Cioe, accompanied by Heather Nobiling and John Kinser, will give an acoustic performance of favorite love songs. Sponsored by Friends of the Moline Public
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8
All ages are invited to meet the young artists, view their work, and enjoy spoken word poetry.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
For children birth to 3 years of ages with their adult. 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  Sponsored by MidAmerican Energy .
For teens and adults of all levels of experience.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Kids in K-6th grades: explore the creative process of collage by making colorful donuts from cardboard and found objects.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Come tell your Quad City story to staff from WVIK Quad Cities 90.3 FM as they record your tale for the Great Quad Cities Listen. Stories will be shared with StoryCorps and archived in the Library of Congress. Recording sessions will take up to one hour. Space is limited, so registration is required. Visit the 2nd floor Information Desk or call 309-524-2470 to register.
Teens and adults are invited to learn to knit with Carolyn Krueger, owner of The ARTery. Participants will learn the basics of knitting and take a trinket home. Attendees should bring their own knitting needles, any size between US 8-12. Yarn will be provided. Registration required, Part 2 will be on Tuesday, February 25.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Our popular materials book group for parents, where kids age preschool and under are welcome! Toys and activities will be available for the kids. Don't worry, we fully expect there to be crying and interruptions while we meet, and that's ok! This month's selection, Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin , is available at the 2nd floor Information Desk.
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  Sponsored by MidAmerican Energy .
For teens and adults of all levels of experience.
For children birth to 3 years old with their adult. Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books with music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Family fun in the Children's Department: Cat in the Hat is coming back for some zany fun! Join us for games, crafts, activities, and stories read by the Cat himself! Cat in the Hat portrayed by Ann Cobb.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24
For children birth to 3 years of ages with their adult.
Family fun! Come in your slippers and PJs with your stuffed animal, blanket, or snuggly for stories, songs, dancing, crafts on this month's theme - PETS! 
Dr. Curtis Roseman and Bob Replinger to present on the topic of their most recent book,  Historic Bridges of the Quad Cities Area , a study of the bridges, past and present, on the Mississippi and Rock Rivers in the Quad Cities area of Illinois and Iowa.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Teens and adults are invited to learn to knit with Carolyn Krueger, owner of The ARTery. Participants will learn the basics of knitting and take a trinket home. Attendees should bring their own knitting needles, any size between US 8-12. Yarn will be provided. Registration required, must also be registered for Part 1.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  Sponsored by MidAmerican Energy .
For teens and adults of all levels of experience.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Students in grades 4-10 can learn about photography at the PNG Photography Workshop. Learn about digital SLR cameras, framing subjects, lighting, and using editing software. Attendance at all four sessions is recommended. Additional sessions will take place on March 5, 12, & 19. Re gistration required.
MARCH SNEAK PEAK
WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS IN MARCH
Citizenship Test Preparation Course - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

This free 8 week course series meets every Wednesday at 6:00pm (March 4 - April 22) and every Thursday at 10am (March 5 - April 23). This course is open to anyone wanting to prepare for the United States citizenship test. You must have basic English language skills.Registration is required, as space is limited. 

To register, visit the 2nd floor Information Desk or call 309-524-2470.
THURSDAYS IN MARCH
Stories and activities for children ages 3-5 with their parents.
MONDAY, MARCH 2
For children birth to 3 years of ages with their adult. 

Open to teen and adult writers of all genres and writing levels. Meets the first and third Mondays of each month.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
For children K-5th grades. Explore a different STEAM theme each week. A great opportunity for adults to share with their child the fun of learning.  Sponsored by MidAmerican Energy .
For children birth to 3 years old with their adult. Nurture your baby and toddler's love of books with music, movement, stories and art exploration while helping develop language, motor and social skills.
THURSDAY, MARCH 5
Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join. Make new friends, give advice about programs and materials for teens, and earn service credits. Meetings are on the first Thursday of the month, no registration required.
SATURDAY, MARCH 7
For students in grades K-12 and their families: hands-on coding, robots, Little Bits, digital art, Makey Makey, and more! In partnership with Moline-Coal Valley School District #40.