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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 and limit to Rock Island Public Library or open this list of 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? 

For questions about what our library book clubs are reading, contact our Reference/Adult Services Department at 309-732-7341, via email, or via website chat during library hours.

For meetings and current book selections, check "Find Events."
 
  • Book clubs are open to all. Just read the book and show up! 
  • For assistance with finding the book, contact Reference. Books must be returned after discussion. 
 

Need ideas on what to read?

Check our Reading Recommendations page, or ask a Librarian!
 

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: 9am to Noon


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

Masks required at all times inside building
Computer use, Inside WiFi by appointment only
No other seating available


 
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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: 9am to Noon


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

Masks required at all times inside building
Computer use, Inside WiFi by appointment only
No other seating available