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In a book club?

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Check out a book club kit! 

  • Kits provide you with a reliable source of books and discussion points.
  • Your "book club in a box" checks out for six weeks. Kits can be ordered from other libraries for delivery here. 
  • Search under "group reading" in catalog or download a list of the kits we lend. 
  • E-readers and listeners can also find books via OverDrive, Hoopla and eRead Illinois (Axis 360 app)
 

Want to join a book club? 

Try any of our library-sponsored book clubs, including: 
  • 30/31 Book Club, meets at 30/31 Library
  • Alpha Book Club, meets at Downtown Library
  • Last Call Book Club, meets at Icons Martini Bar (must be 21)
  • Southwest Book Club, meets at Southwest Library every other month. 
  • Try our Facebook only book and material discussion, RIPL Connected, Tuesdays at 6pm

For meetings and current book selections, check "Find Events."
 
  • Book clubs are open to all. Just read the book and show up! 
  • A limited number of books may be available at the originating branch. Books must be returned after discussion. 
  • Check at the Downtown Library for Alpha Club and Last Call book selections. 
 

Need ideas on what to read?

Check our Reading Recommendations page, or see these new books from Bookletters! 

Downtown

401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm

 

30/31

3059 30th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7369
Monday - Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 12pm -8pm
Thursday 12pm-8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am-5pm

Southwest

9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Monday - Tuesday  12pm-8 pm
Wednesday-Saturday  9am-5pm

All locations closed Nov. 22 & 23.