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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