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Mon/Wed: Browsing&Curbside 12-8 PM|Tues/Thurs/Fri: Browsing 9-5 PM & Curbside 1-5pm|Sat: Browsing&Curbside 9am-1pm|Sun: CLOSED

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

Curbside Service and library hours

Library Hours (Starting February 1st):
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY: Browsing and Curbside 12-8 PM
TUESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY: Browsing 9-5 PM & Curbside 1-5 PM
SATURDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-1 PM
Beginning Monday, February 1st the library will open for browsing, computer use and curbside! Face masks are required at all times inside the building and we ask that you social distance as much as possible. A mask can be provided to you at the door if you don't have one. We will also continue offering curbside as an option to pick up your items. You can use our wifi for free from our parking lot and we also have over 20 hot spots that can be checked out with your East Moline Library card.

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. 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: all returns are quarantined for a number of days. No fines are being assessed at this time.
  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

Reading Colors Your World! Join us for another fun-filled Summer of reading and activities for all ages! Pick up your reading packets in the library parking lot Wednesday, May 26th from 6-8 PM or Thursday, May 27th from 1-4 PM. The Summer reading program is for kids, teens and adults! Online Beanstack info and paper logs will all be available in your registration bags.

Summer Reading Kick Off
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Join Tami on Facebook every other Wednesday evening as she does a tutorial of a simple craft. Please email Tami at coxt@eastmolinelibrary.org the week of the craft if you would like a kit. Kits can be picked up via curbside before Wednesday evening.
Crafting Wednesdays
May 5th | 6:30 PM on Facebook Live
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Join us for a scary movie, popcorn and fun games! Fright night is for anyone in grades 6-12. This program will be outside on the library's side lawn. Masks and social distancing will be required the whole time! *Limit of 48 teens
Fright Night
Friday, May 28th | 7-11 PM
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Make a unique gift for Mom on her special day! This program will be on the side lawn of the library if the weather is permitting. This is for kids in grades 5 and under! *Limit of 48 at a time, social distancing and masks required the whole time.
Mother's Day Craft
Friday, May 7th | 3-4 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.