Moline Public Library programs


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Gung Hay Fat Chow! Chinese New Year Program
Wednesday, February 6
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Libary
Celebrate the Year of the Snake at our Chinese New Year Party. Stories, games, crafts, and refreshments. For children of all ages. Registration is required.

Reader's Theater
Wednesday, February 13
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Join us as our readers present Jan Brett's "The Hat". Call the library to be a reader.
No registration required to be in the audience.

Building With Books Lego Club
Thursday, February 21
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Build with Lego blocks and listen to stories. Blocks are supplied. For ages 6-12.
Registration is required.

Mo Willems Birthday Party
Saturday, February 23
2 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Come help Pigeon, Cat the Cat, Gerald & Piggie, Knuffle Bunny, and all of Mo's friends celebrate their creator's birthday! Stories, party games, crafts and activities.
For ages 3 and older. No registration required.

Pajama Story Time
Monday, February 25
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Wear your p.j's and bring your favorite stuffed animal to hear new stories. Bring the family and enjoy the fun! Recommended for ages 4-8.
Registration is not required.

Books On The Move!
Wednesday, February 27
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
An active storytime program based on music, movement, and early literacy. It is geared for "the young and the restless" (ages 4 and under)!
Registration is required.

Cat in the Hat Comes Back
Thursday, February 28
6:30 pm
Children's Department
Moline Public Library
Celebrate the Cat's birthday with stories read by the Cat himself. Stories, activities and crafts for all ages.

Book Bunch Club
Tuesdays, March 5-26
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Small book club for children ages 7 -9. Children receive book on first night.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library. Registration is required.
No registration required.

Preschool Story Time
Thursdays, March 7-28
10 am
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Stories, finger-plays and hands-on activities for children ages 3-5 not yet in kindergarten.
Registration is required.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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