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Board Meetings

The Rock Island Public Library is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees who are appointed by the Mayor.  The board meets on the third Tuesday of each month in the Library Director's office at 5:00 pm, unless otherwise announced. Time for public comment is provided at the beginning of each meeting.

To contact the Board of Trustees, please email the library director at this link. 
 

Meeting Dates

Search for upcoming library board meetings are listed below, and on the Find Events page, our online calendar. 
 

Agendas

Agendas are posted 48 hours or more in advance of each board or committee meeting. 
 

Rock Island Public Library Board of Trustees

     
Approved Board Minutes Minutes, Rock Island Library Board of Trustees
Posted here after they are approved in a Board Meeting. 
They are attached as PDF documents, viewable on any computer with Adobe Reader.  

Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District (MBAPLD) Board
The Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District Board's agenda and minutes are posted at the Southwest Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road.

Current Hours & COVID Mitigations

Downtown

401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002


Library open for quick browsing, borrowing:
Monday-Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am to Noon


Curbside Pick-up: Monday-Saturday
During building hours by appointment

Unvaccinated? Mask up inside buildings.
Vaccinated persons may choose to mask or not.


For computer use, just sign in
See desk for WiFi/Newspaper chair

No other seating available

Library2Go Mobile Library:

Entry allowed for 2 adults/2 children from same household

 
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Southwest

9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Dial-A-Story: 309-732-7002


Library open for quick browsing, borrowing:
Monday-Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am to Noon


Curbside Pick-up: Monday-Saturday
During building hours by appointment

Unvaccinated? Mask up inside buildings.
Vaccinated persons may choose to mask or not.


For computer use, just sign in
See desk for WiFi/Newspaper chair

No other seating available