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745 16th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244 | 309-755-9614
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WE wILL OPEN FOR CURBSIDE SERVICES ONLY MARCH 7


The Library is still closed to the public. We hope to open in April.

  1. Even though we are not quite ready to have patrons in the building, we will begin Curbside Services on March 7th.
  2. You will be able to pick up your items M-W 9am -8pm and Thr-Fri 9am -5pm.
  3. You may request books through your online account, or by calling our curbside number at (309) 203-6208
  4. When you come to pick up your books, please call us at (309) 203-6208 to let us know you are here. You may either park on the street on 16th Ave in front of the new library, or in our driveway to the west of the new building.

    Our bookdrop is now open and accepting returns. Our new bookdrop is located on the north side of the building in the alley - please note the alley is one-way behind the library, and you should enter it from 8th St. The bookdrop is not stand-alone, but is attached to the building.

    Thank you for all your support and understanding! We hope to see you soon.

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Michelle Zauner, the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart.
An Evening with Michelle Zauner
May 18th, 2022| 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
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Join us for a monthly Pinterest craft! This month's craft is a tabletop firepit. All supplies provided! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Pinterest Night
Wed, May 25th | 6:00-8:00 PM
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The Midnight Society meets again for your favorite after-hours event! Watch episodes of “Are You Afraid of the Dark,” eat snacks and pizza, and compete in games – library style! Wear your pajama’s and bring a pillow and blanket!
Midnight Society
Friday, May 13th | 4:00-10:00 PM
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Join our Children Librarians for an energetic, read aloud Story Time followed by an easy craft every Tuesday morning!
Preschool Story Time
Every Tuesday | 10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
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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.