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Mon/Wed: Browsing&Curbside 12-8 PM|Tues/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 12-8 PM
TUESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-5 PM
SATURDAY: Browsing and Curbside 9-1 PM
Beginning June 11th, masks are no longer required inside the library EXCEPT in the children's area or at any programming where children under 12 are present. 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. 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


We are having another enchilada fundraiser! All proceeds will go to our new building fund. Orders will be taken thru August 23rd. Enchiladas are $20 a dozen, with your choice of beef or chorizo & potato. All orders must be prepaid!

Enchilada Fundraiser
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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
July 28th| 6:30-7:30 PM
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Join us for a magical evening of Harry Potter themed activities and crafts! Travel by firebolt or floo; dress in your wizarding robes or your muggle clothes; just please solemnly swear you're ONLY up to good!Grades 6-12 only. Sign up is required! Call or stop in to register.
Teen Harry Potter Party
Saturday, July 31st | 4-10:30 PM
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Show us your yoga moves! Bring your own towel or yoga mat to join us. We will be outside on the side lawn!
Story Time - Kids Yoga
Tuesday, August 31st| 11-11:30 AM
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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.