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We close for the holiday at 5:30 pm Wednesday. We reopen Friday, Nov. 28. Our online branch is always open, so you can continue to download books, magazines & more. Happy Thanksgiving! 

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Thanks to all who attended our Community Forums! The meetings were held at our Main Library because it is our largest gathering space, but the input we gathered will help us improve all our library locations. 

For those who had questions about our library's strategic plan, and what we're doing to achieve our goals, a copy of our handout is linked on our About Us page.  If you have other questions about the Master Plan processs, please contact Rock island Library Director Angela Campbell. 


New Magazine Service in Town!

Flipster Magazine service logo Rock Island Library is changing over to an online subscription to Flipster Magazines. Flipster is very easy to use, and offers 24-hour online access to such popular magazines as People, Entertainment Weekly, Consumer Reports, Jet, and Sports Illustrated.

With Flipster, you don't have to create a user account - just use your library card number to log in and start reading right away. You will never have to wait for a copy of a new magazine again!

Flipster is available now in our Download menu, so give it a try! An app is available now for Apple users, with another in development for Android users. More details


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