May 2019

FREE Community Shred Day


   Limit two boxes. Paper only, please.  

 

It's Birdies for Charity Time!



The Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation are asking for a little help from Library supporters. Give through Birdies for Charity - 100% of your gift goes to the Library, plus a bonus from Birdies. 
 
Access online
HERE . Or, pick up a form the next time you're in the Library. 

   


    Great News for the End of the School Year...

Tutor.com hours extended!
Live Help from Noon - Midnight
Grades K - College

 

Tutor.com is FREE with your Moline Library Card. 
Visit:  Homework Help
    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.




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


 


Coming this Summer to the
Moline Public Library

Summer Reading programming and fun for all ages!


 


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

Additional information may be found on Our Website! 
   

 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
 
Celebrate Children's Book Week with
Two Weeks of Special Programming!

Thursday, April 30 @ 6:00 pm - Junie B. Jones with Circa '21 

May 6 - 11The Very Hungry Caterpillar Interactive Activities 

Tuesday, May 7 @ 6:00 pm - Kite Night

Thursday, May 9  @ 6:00 pm - Tiffany Glass 'Windows' 
with the Figge
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STEAM-A-Rama
Wednesdays 
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Themed programming for grades K - 5 every Wednesday.
More info:  STEAM

Evening Story Time for Littles, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 6:00 pm (May 1 and 15)
Story Time for Littles
Mondays
9:30 am OR 10:45 am
Birth - 36 months
A chance for our youngest patrons to enjoy a story and age-appropriate activities. 
More info:  Littles

Preschool Story Time
Thursdays in May at 10 am
36 months - pre-K
Age appropriate stories and activities for school readiness. More info:  PST

Project Next Generation - Animal Program with Niabi Zoo
Monday, May 6
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8
Registration required as space is limited.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  PNG-Animals

Kite Night
Tuesday, May 7
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Drop in to make a kite!  Visit:  Kite

Project Next Generation - Cooking Class
Thursday, May 9
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8, registration required.  This program is full.  Call (309) 524-2470 for cancellations and wait list.
More info:  Cooks

Create with the Figge: Tiffany Glass 'Windows'
Thursday, May 9 at 6:00 pm
Grades K - 5
Space is limited and registration is required.
More info:  Figge-Tiffany

A Novel Naptime - Celine,  Peter Heller
Wednesday, May 15
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:  Naptime to register.
 
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LIBRARY CLOSURE:
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
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We are always open online at http://molinelibrary.com/ 

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May Programs and Events
For Adults and Teens

Additional information may be found on Our Website! 

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
 
Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary -- Gilder Lehrman Exhibit 
May 30 - June 25
2nd Floor
More info:  Hamilton

Citizenship Test Preparation Course
Wednesday, May 1
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A supportive 6-part preparation course for those seeking US Citizenship. We are currently mid-session, but those interested are encouraged to contact us for details on our next session.   Citizenship Course Info

Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, May 2 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

Teen Movie Program
Thursdays, May 2 and May 30 from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
For more information and movie selection:  May 2 Info   and  May 30 Info

Joann DeWitt and the Fishermen's Holler Concert
Friday, May 3
Noon
This month: Bluegrass!
Enjoy music over your lunch hour!  More Info

Shred Event
Saturday, May 4
9:00 am - 11:00
Shred-it will be on-site to safely dispose of sensitive materials. All documents with identifying information should be shredded. Limit 2 boxes. Paper only. 
Event made possible by First Midwest Bank.   Shred

Project Next Generation - Animal Program with Niabi Zoo
Monday, May 6
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8
Registration required as space is limited.  Call (309) 524-2470 or visit:  Niabi

Pageturners Contemporary Book Club
Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 pm
Call (309) 524-2470 or visit  PAGETURNERS for this month's book selection

Teen/Tween Gaming
Wednesdays, May 8 and May 22
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Teens and tweens grades 6 - 12 who enjoy games such as Pathfinder or Dungeons and Dragons. Visit:  GAMING

Project Next Generation - Cooking Class
Thursday, May 9
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grades 4 - 8, registration required.   This program is full.  Call (309) 524-2470 for cancellations and wait list.
More info:  PNG-Cooks

Write Now! Writers Group
Monday, May 13 
6:00 -7:30 pm
A chance for seasoned and inspired writers to meet to write and share ideas.  More info:  Writers

A Novel Naptime - Celine, Peter Heller
Wednesday, May 15
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:  NAPTIME to register.

String Art Class
Saturday, May 18
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Create your own beautiful decorative string art piece to take home. Supplies are provided. Space is limited. 
Visit:   String

Book 'Em Mystery Book Club - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore  
Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 pm
Call (309) 524-2470 or visit  BOOK 'EM for this month's book selection.

I-74 Bridge Project Presentation
Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00 pm
Get an update on the Bridge construction from the Iowa Department of Transportation.  I-74 Bridge

Riverside Cemetery Local History Tour
*NOTE this program takes place off site*
Thursday, May 23
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Todd Slater, the City's Cemeteries Manager, will provide stories and historical information about the cemetery.
Registration is required:   TOUR

Teen Summer Reading Program Decorating Party
Friday, May 24
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Help decorate the Teen area! This is an after-hours program, and students must be in the library no later than 5:30 and picked up between 6:50 and 7:10. For registration: TEEN DECORATING

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LIBRARY CLOSURE:
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
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We are always open online at http://molinelibrary.com/ 

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