Moline Public Library September events


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Book Bunch Club
Tuesdays, September 3-24
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Small book club for children ages 7-9. Children receive book on the first night. Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library. Registration is required.

Preschool Story Time
Thursdays, September 5-26
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.

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Saturday, September 7
2 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Marie Tschopp will present stories on Laura Ingalls Wilder and will have on display items from the pioneer time period. In addition, there will be display panels from the Laura Ingalls Wilder home in Mansfield, MO about her life. Crafts, games and refreshments following the program until 4:00 pm. Sponsored by the Junior Board of Rock Island. No registration required.

Wee Wiggler Toddler Time
Mondays October 7-28
9:30 or 10:45 am
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Especially for children 18-36 months with an adult. Stories and hands-on activities. Registration is required.

Reader's Theater
Wednesday, September 11
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Join us for folk tales, fairy tales, and stories read in script form by young readers. Call the library to be a reader. No registration required to be in the audience.

Henry the Steinway
Wednesday, September 18
6:30 pm
Bronze Room
Moline Public Library
A grand piano comes to life in the book "Henry the Steinway: A Star is Born"! Meet Patrick Downing from West Music, hear the story, learn about the parts of a piano, and enjoy a mini-concert. For ages 3 and older. no registration required. Sponsored by West Music.

Building with Books Lego Club
Thursday, September 19
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Build with Lego blocks and listen to stories. Blocks are supplied. For ages 4-12. No registration required.

Pajama Story Time
Monday, September 23
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.

Books on the Move
Wednesday, September 25
6:30 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
An active story time program based on music, movement, and early literacy. It is geared for "the young and the restless" (ages 4 and under)! Registration is required.

Love Affair of Maggie Nets
Monday, September 30
7 pm
Children's Program Room
Moline Public Library
Presented by the Family Museum, this is a hands-on learning experience to build knowledge about magnets and demonstrate basic principles of magnetism! For grades K-3. No registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library.

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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