March activities at Moline Public Library

Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 10:52 am
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Press release submitted by Moline Public Library.

Activities will be held at the Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St. Moline. For information or to register at 309-524-2461.
Exploratorium -- 1:30 to 4 p.m., Every Wednesday after school. Drop in after school for a different type of activity each week. Explore, discover and have fun.
Brilliant Companions -- 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 3. The Brilliant Companions, a BBC Sci-Fi fan club, will meet on Monday, March 3 at 6:30 at the Moline Public Library. We will be discussing the second half of Doctor Who, season six. This club is open to all ages.
Tween Book Club -- 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 4. New program for 3rd-5th graders. Join us for book discussion, activities and crafts, book recommendations, and snacks. A limited number of books are available for check-out at the children's information desk.
Teen Advisory Group -- 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. This is a chance to offer suggestions about programs and materials for teens. Open to anyone in grades 6-12.
Bookmarks Book Club -- 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11. New program for 1st-3rd graders. Join us for book discussion, activities and crafts, and snacks. A limited number of books are available at the children's information desk.
Anime Club -- 3:30 p.m., March 11. For teens and young adults ages 12-21 who love Anime, Manga, and all things Japanese. Enjoy Japanese snacks or bring your own to share. Bring your old anime and manga for an exchange. Free. No registration necessary.
Reader's Theater -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12. Join us for folk tales, fairy tales and stories in script form read by young readers. Call the library to be a reader. No registration required to be in the audience.
George Burns Alive and In Concert: a One-Man Show -- 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18. Actor Duffy Hudson will perform his musical, comedy one-man show as the persona of George Burns for the entire family. George Burns will sing, dance and tell stories like only George Burns can. Open to all ages. Rregister at the 2nd floor Reference Desk, phone 309-524-2470 or Email Sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library
Building With Books Lego Club -- 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20. Build with Lego blocks and listen to stories. Blocks are supplied. For ages 4-12. Registration not required.
Pajama Storytime -- 7 p.m., Monday, March 24. Wear your p.j.'s and bring your favorite stuffed animal to hear new stories. Bring the family. Recommended for ages 4-8. Registration not required.
Meet Willy Wonka and Charlie -- 2 p.m., Saturday, March 29. Quad City Music Guild performers will present a song from their Willy Wonka performance. Crafts and activities will follow until 4 p.m. For all ages. Sponsored by the Quad City Music Guild and the Friends of the Moline Public Library.
Teen Poetry Contest -- April 1-April 19 Poetry Contest for students in grades 6 through 12. Students can enter one original poem of up to 20 lines. Prizes are gift cards of $25 for first place, $15 for second place, and $10 for third place. Entries are due April 19, 2014. Visit the library to get an entry form or print one out at


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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