March 2019
      

 

A series of six programs throughout the Quad Cities focusing on the immigration experience.  Click the image above for more information and detailed listing of programming options. 
 
Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience.  The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities:  "Exploring the Human Endeavor."


    Tax Season is Upon Us.  
The Library is partnering with AARP and United Way of the Quad Cities Area - VITA to help.  

 

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Live Homework Help and More!
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Call the Information Desk at (309) 524-2470 to get all the details!    

 


Closed for Library In-Service day


The Moline Public Library will be closed Thursday, March 21 for a staff in-service day.  Remember, we're always open online to serve you. The Library will reopen Friday, March 22 at 9:00 am.

 

    Project Next Generation 
Continues at the 
Moline Public Library

 

Tween STEAM Club Programming for grades 4 - 8.  
Space is limited and registration is required. Call (309) 524-2470 to reserve your spot!

Offered as part of the Project next Generation grant. Programs were developed pursuant to Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Illinois State Library using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.




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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


 


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

Additional information may be found on Our New Website! 
   

 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
 
 
Project Next Generation Cooking Class
Monday, March 4
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8, registration required.  (309) 524-2470
More info:  PNG-Cooking
 
STEAM-A-Rama
Wednesdays 
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Themed programming for grades K - 5 every Wednesday.
More info:  STEAM
 
Creativity Lab
Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 pm
Grades K - 5
A different art activity each session.
More info:  Creativity Lab
 
Story Time for Littles
Mondays
9:30 am OR 10:45 am
Evening Story Time for Littles, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 6:00 pm (Mar 6, Mar 20)
Birth - 36 months
A chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities. 
More info:  Littles
 
Preschool Story Time
Thursdays at 10 am in March (*does not meet March 21)
Evening Preschool Story Time: March 25 at 6pm
36 months - pre-K
Age appropriate stories and activities for school readiness. More info:  PST
 
Project Next Generation - Dissection
Monday, March 18 
6:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8
Registration required.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  PNG-Dissection
 
Dance Me a Story: Peter Wolf, Mother Goose and Other Tales
Tuesday, March 19 
6:00 pm
Ballet Quad Cities presents stories through song and dance.
More info:  Dance
 
A Novel Naptime
Wednesday, March 20
10:30 am
A bookclub for parents and their preschoolers.  Parents discuss a monthly selection while activities are provided in the room for children.  Call (309) 524-2470 for monthly book selection or visit:  Novel Naptime
 
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LIBRARY CLOSURE:
March 21 (In Service Day)
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Princesses and Pirates
Wednesday, March 27 
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
A very special time to dress in costume (optional) and enjoy themed activities.
More info:  P & P

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

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March Programs and Events
For Adults and Teens

Additional information may be found on Our New Website! 

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
 
Local Heroines Oral History Putnam Museum Kiosk Exhibit
Through March
In honor of Women's History Month, the Moline Public Library is hosting an exhibit featuring 12 Quad City area heroines. More info: Local Heroines

AARP Free Tax Preparation
Mondays and Wednesdays, by appointment only
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Call 2-1-1 or (563) 355-9900 for additional information or to make an appointment. More info:  Taxes
 
Project Next Generation Cooking Class
Monday, March 4
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8, registration required.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  PNG-Cooking
 
Pageturners Contemporary Book Club
Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm
Call (309) 524-2470 or visit Book Club for book selection
 
One-On-One Resume Preparation
Tuesday, March 5 
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Assistance with resume creation and tune-up provided by Goodwill of the Heartland.  First come-first served.  Free and walk-ins welcome.  More info:  Resume
 
Teen Advisory Group
March 7 from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 6  - 12  
Here's your chance to have input on Library services and materials offered.  Meets service hour requirements.  More info:  TAG
 
Storm Spotter Training Class
Thursday, March 7 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Presented by the National Weather Service and hosted by RI County Emergency Management. More info:  Storms
 
Gaelic Songs Concert
Friday, March 8 at noon
March's installment in the Noon-Day Concert Series.  See:  Concert
 
Becoming American Series
-Tuesday, March 5 AT FIGGE ART MUSEUM 
7:00 - 9:00 pm    
The Century of Immigration

-Tuesday, March 12 AT MOLINE LIBRARY 
5:30 - 7:30 pm    
Promise and Prejudice.  See:  MPL
 
-Tuesday, March 19 AT GERMAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm   
Between Two Worlds

-Tuesday, March 26 AT AUGUSTANA COLLEGE HANSEN HALL OF SCIENCE 
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    
Help Wanted? Immigration and Work

-Tuesday, April 2 AT BUTTERWORTH CENTER 
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm    
Faith and Community

-Tuesday, April 9 AT ST. AMBROSE UNIVERSITY ROGALSKI CENTER 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    
Immigration and Popular Culture.  
 
Citizenship Test Prep Course
Wednesdays, March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Registration required.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  Citizenship
 
Teen/Tween Gaming
Wednesdays, March 13, March 27 
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Teens and tweens grades 6 - 12 who enjoy games such as Pathfinder or Dungeons and Dragons. Visit:   Gaming
 
Book 'Em Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 pm
Call (309) 524-2470 or visit Book Club for this month's book selection.
 
Project Next Generation - Dissection
Monday, March 18 at 6:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8
Registration required.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  PNG-Dissection
 
A Novel Naptime
Wednesday, March 20 at 10:30 am
A bookclub for parents and their preschoolers.  Parents discuss a monthly selection while activities are provided in the room for children.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit  Novel Naptime for this month's book selection
 
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LIBRARY CLOSURE:
March 21 (In Service Day)
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It was a Crime to be German
Friday, March 22 
Noon
Historical actor Barbara Kay of Glen Carbon, IL,  portrays her great-grandmother, Margaret May, a resident of southern Illinois who saw and felt anti-German hysteria a century ago. Detailed info: German 

Write Now! Writers Group
Monday, March 25 
6:30 -7:30 pm
A chance for seasoned and inspired writers to meet to write and share ideas.  More info:  Writers
 
Ancestry Basics Class
Tuesday, March 26 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the basics of Ancestry Library Edition to begin your search. More info: Basics
 
A Path Appears: Book Discussion
Tuesday, March 26 
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm  
In preparation for WVIK's Intelligent Conversations event featuring author Nicholas Kristof, Dress for Success Quad Cities Director, Regina Haddock, will facilitate a book discussion of Kristof's book, A Path Appears:  Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.In addition to print and audio copies of the book being available from PrairieCat libraries, Moline Public Library patrons can check out an e copy of this title via Overdrive and access a corresponding e video via Hoopla! Space is limited and registration is required. Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  Path
 
Retirement Planning Workshop
Thursday, March 28 
6:00 pm
The Foundation for Financial Education will conduct of a retirement planning seminar which will include:
  • How not to outlive your money
  • How taxes and inflation impact retirement
  • Exit strategies
  • Stretch IRAs
  • Long-term care considerations.  More info: Retirement
Marian Anderson String Quartet Concert (Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series)
Friday, March 29 at Noon
Enjoy a professional-level concert.  Open to all.  More info:  Concert


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