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Mon/Tues/Wed: Browsing&Curbside 9-8 PM|Thurs/Fri: Browsing&Curbside
9-5 PM|Sat: Browsing&Curbside 9am-1pm|Sun: CLOSED

The Future is Bright

At Our 21st Century Library

740 16th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244 | 309-755-9614
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New Library Plans

Curbside Service and library hours

Library Hours:
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-8 PM
THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-5 PM
SATURDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-1 PM
Beginning July 31st, masks are required for everyone who enters the library regardless of vaccination status. Curbside services are still offered all hours that the library is open.

Services:

  1. To request a book:
    a) Call the library and leave a message with your name and phone number asking to request items.
    b) Use Encore (PrairieCat Catalog) or the PrairieCat mobile app to place holds.
    c) Use our email address eastmolinepl@gmail.com to request items
    d) Use "Contact Us" on the website to request items
  2. Printing available via Princh (Android) (AppleIOS) from your phone, or you may email us anything you would like printed ahead of time to eastmolinepl@gmail.com and we will bring it out to you via curbside. Copiers and faxing will be available as part of the curbside service. The library will be accepting cash payments at this time, debit or CC will also be accepted inside the library.
  3. All library materials are accepted in the book drop including hotspots and DVDS.
  4. WiFi continues to be available for free from our parking lot, and we also have over 20 hotspots that can be checked out with your East Moline Library card or United Township High School Student ID.

How it works

Borrow Content
Borrow

Your library card grants access to Library catalogs.

Learn about Content.
Learn

Learn how to access library services for member use.

Attend Events.
Attend

Attend one of the Library’s programs, clubs or events.

All Additional Information about the Library.
More

Learn all about EMPL and find out how to contact us.

Featured Programs & Clubs

Join Us for One of Our Programs at the Library

This is our last Haunted House in our current library building! We are going big this year and don't want anyone to miss out! Admission is free and masks are REQUIRED. Enter if you dare. The Haunted House is not recommended for children under 10. Children's activities will be on Saturday, Oct. 30th from 2-4 PM!

Haunted Library
Oct. 29th - 30th | 7:00-11:00 PM
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Pick up a craft kit the week of the craft then join us on Facebook live to follow along! Craft kits are not holdable and they are very limited. They are for adults 18 and older.
Crafting Wednesday
October 20th | 6:30-7:30 PM
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Join us for a scary movie, popcorn and fun games! Sign up is required for this event! A parent permission slip for rated-r movies is also required! We will keep them on file so if you've turned one in before, you don't need to sign another.
Fright Night
Fri, October 15th| 5:00-9:00 PM
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Paint a beautiful pumpkin for your door! Space is limited to the first 30 kids (grades 5 and under). Sign up is Oct. 13th-17th. This craft will be outside on our side lawn.
Kids Krafternoon - Pumpkin Painting
Wednesday, October 20th | 4:30-5:30 PM
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Event Calendar

Featured Programs & Clubs

Join Us for One of Our Programs at the Library

Event Calendar

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.