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You can do all sorts of things with a Rock Island Library Card!

  • Earn Rewards from local restaurants and businesses just for using your library card at Rock Island Library locations with My Library Rewards. Register your free account to earn the full 100 points possible per week.
  • Family passes for the Quad City Botanical Center, Figge Art Museum, Putnam Museum, Rock Island Fitness Center, German-American Heritage Center, and Niabi Zoo (in season.) Also available with library cards from an Illinois public library. Sorry, no interstate borrowing. First come, first served, so ask staff about availability.
  • Take advantage of statewide discounts and passes for museums, science centers, and other cultural venues from Explore More Illinois. To get started, go to the Explore More website, choose Rock Island Library, and log in with your library card credentials! If you have a library card from another city, check the list to see if they participate.
  • Check out a growing Library of Things: Cake pans, video games, fishing poles, craft items, PickleBall paddles, board games, oversized yard games, and more. Check the catalog or ask staff to see what's available.
  • Enjoy free access to NYTIMES online at this library! Read at the library or at home with our link.

  • Digital Content, such as digital books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, on-demand video streaming, comic books, & more.

  • Mobile hotspots (adults 18 and over) so you can take WiFi where ever you go!

  • Books in all formats, DVDs, CDs, magazines, graphic novels, and more. Quantity limitations may apply for DVDs. 

  • Use library computers for 90 minutes.

  • Learn online with tools for general research, genealogy/history, stocks, homework help, and more. (Try our Consumer Reports online subscription!)

  • Find book recommendations with Bookletters, NoveList, and our personalized service, Bookmate

  • Family fun and learning: Puppets, learning kits, Very Ready Reader packages, family puzzles, VOX audio/print books, and more from our children's department

Inside our Downtown Library Children's Room, you'll also find free take and make projects to do as a family, puzzles you can play in the library, ABC Mouse and AWE learning computers, and early learning resources,



401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Curbside Pick-up available
By appointment only

Return items via book drops
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9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Curbside Pick-up available
By appointment only

Return items via book drops