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Legal and Government Information

The Rock Island Library Reference Department at the Downtown Library provides access to Illinois statutes and City of Rock Island ordinances. Self-help legal books are available in several areas of the library. For assistance in finding these resources, please contact our reference desk. Please note that Rock Island Library employees cannot offer legal advice. 

More law books are available at the Rock Island County Law Library.

Frequently Requested Website Links

The following links are provided as a public service by the Rock Island Library. The Library is not responsible for content or operation of links to outside websites. 

Local Government Websites 

Local Legal Resources


Community Resources

Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau 
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce
American Red Cross - Disaster Relief and other services 
Food Stamps, Cash, & Medical Assistance
Project Now
United Way Quad Cities
QC Restaurant Inspections - Illinois  - Iowa

State Governments


Federal Government


Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

Please see our FOIA page for information about the City FOIA request process.


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