Resources You Can Use

 Check out what we offer! 

The area's widest selection of new fiction and non-fiction books. New titles arrive almost daily!

The area's largest selection of Large-Print books. Easy on the eyes! 

Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks from our memberships in  the OverDrive digital media group and OneClickdigital. eBooks and eAudiobooks are available anytime of the day or night, and there are never any late fines. 
Flipster Online Magazines - Download popular magazines - new and back issues!
Freegal Music downloads and music streaming.
Hoopla digital - movies, music, audiobooks & eBooks and even digital comics - all in one place! 
Unabridged Audio Books on CD - thousands of titles! 
Brainfuse Online Tutoring Service, and other onlline databases to help you learn, research and discover. 
Consumer research information— to help you purchase a new car, major appliances, research prescription medications and more.
Self contained “playaway” digital audio books you can take anywhere. Each book is smaller than a deck of cards - and there are never any CDs to switch. You supply the battery and headphones.

Hundreds of magazines, for every interest, plus local, regional & national newspapers, to help you keep up with what’s happening.

Music CDs—check them out and try out new artists before you buy!
Television shows on DVD,  7-Day Entertainment DVDS,  and Educational DVDs - no charge to check out any DVD at Rock Island Libraries. 
Computer CD-ROMs for learning
Graphic (illustrated) novels
Multimedia kits for children and adults 
Newspapers on microfilm and other historical resources at the Main Library.
Special Parent-Teacher and homeschooling resources in our Main Library Children's Room