Moline Public Library May - July programs


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Have Book –Will Travel Summer Reading Program
May 28-July 20
Sign up at the Moline Public Library Summer Reading Program for children, teens and adults starting May 28. Adults and teens register at the library anytime during the program. Children register between May 28 and June 30 either online or at the library. Receive prizes for reading! Complete the summer reading program by July 20th and we will tell your elementary school. Show your library card (children ages 4-12) on a MetroLINK bus when going to or from the Moline Public Library during summer reading and receive free fare if traveling with a paying adult. All programs at the library are free. Call 309-524-2440 for details or go to www.molinelibrary.com

Rick Rayburn's Kids Concert
Thursday, May 30
2 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Singing, Wild Guitar & Lots of Fun! For all ages
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

What's Your Bag Contest
Children's Department
Moline Public Library
Create a travel bag with a base no larger than 18" x 18" for our contest! Winners chosen by popular vote. Entries accepted June 3-22; voting takes place June 24 - July 6. For more information pick up flyer in Children's Department.

Brilliant Companions
Monday, June 3
6:30 pm
Gold Room
Moline Public Library
The Brilliant Companions, a BBC Sci-Fi fan club, will meet to discuss the first half of season three of Doctor Who. This club is open to all ages.

The Magical Irish Traveler
Tuesday, June 4
1 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Enchanted flute and Irish music, stories, puppets and magic! For all ages. No registration required
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Image & Imagination
Saturday, June 8
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Rainforest Ramblings presentation at 2 pm followed with art projects led by Ralph and Gloria Iaccarino. Additional crafts and activities that afternoon. For all ages.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Mike Anderson, The Dulcimer Guy
Monday, June 10
2:30 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
A Storyland of Musical Fun. For all ages. No registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Father's Day Craft
Monday, June 10
1:30 pm and 6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Make something special for your dad. For ages 5 and older. Limited registration!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Miller's Petting Zoo
Wednesday, June 12
10 am – 4 pm
Back Parking Lot
Moline Public Library
A hands-on petting zoo with 30-40 animals. For all ages. Rain date will be June 19.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Reader's Theater
Wednesday, June 12 and Wednesday July 10
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Stories and fairy tales read by young readers in script form. Must register to be a reader; no registration required to be in the audience.

Art in the Library Workshop with the Iaccarinos
Thursday, June 13
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
For 3rd Grade and older. Topic: Universal Drawing Vocabulary. Limited registration!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

WQPT/PBS Presents Daniel Tiger
Tuesday, June 18
10 am – 11:30 am
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Activities, games and Daniel Tiger appearances!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Building with Books Lego Club
Thursday, June 20
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Listen to stories and build with Lego blocks, for ages 4-12. No registration required.

Pajama Story Time
Monday, June 24
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
For ages 4-8. New stories & fun! Bring your favorite stuffed animal and wear your pajamas!

Books on the Move
Wednesday, June 26 and July 31
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Music, movement and books based on early literacy. For Children ages 0-4. Registration required.

African Drumming and Culture with Fonziba
Wednesday, June 26
1:30 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Drum, tap and clap along. For all ages
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Art in the Library Workshop with the Iaccarinos
Thursday, June 27
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
For 3rd Grade and older. Topic: Color Theory. Limited Registration!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

2-Person Juggling Show
Monday, July 1
10 am
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Come see the antics of Jugglers Dean Franzen and Doug Sayer! For all ages.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Pockets Full of Fun presents: Passport to Adventure!
Monday, July 8
10 am
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Join Ventriloquist Lisa Laird and her friends Lily, Shiloh, Susanita and Jemimah as the take a trip around the world through stories, songs and puppets. You'll learn how to say hello in a few different languages, too! For all ages. No registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Book Bunch Club
Tuesdays, July 9-30
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Book club for children ages 7-9. Receive book the first night. Registration is required.

Reader's Theater
Wednesday, July 10
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Stories and fairy tales read by young readers in script form. Must register to be a reader; no registration required to be in the audience.

Preschool Storytime
Thursdays, July 11-Aug 1
10 am and 1:30 pm
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.

Discovering South America
Saturday, July 13
1-3:30 pm
Children's Department
Moline Public Library
Drop in for numerous activities-for kids of all ages!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Have Book-Will Explore!
Wednesday, July 17
1:30 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Magic, Puppets, and storytelling with Rob Erdmann. For all ages.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Building with Books Lego Club
Thursday, July 18
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Listen to stories and build with Legos! For ages 4-12. No registration required

Pajama Story Time
Monday, July 22
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. No registration required.

Art in the Library Workshop with the Iaccarinos
Thursday, July 25
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
For 3rd Grade and older. Topic: Art in Memory Making. Limited registration!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library

Magic with Rick Eugene
Friday, July 26
2 pm
Meeting Rooms
Moline Public Library
Magic show for all ages.

















 



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