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The following items are currently available:

 
  • Digital Content, such as digital books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, on-demand video streaming, comic books, & more. Also, Free access to NYTIMES online. Read at the library or at home with our link.

  • Materials and books in all formats, including book colllections for adults, teens, and children, large print and audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, magazines, video games, graphic novels, VOX audio/print books for children, and more. Quantity limitations apply for DVDs. 

  • Use library computers or book a WiFi table for 60 minutes (limited availability, appointment required.)

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

  • Find book recommendations with NoveList Plus, and our Librarian Picks services. Or, call our Reference Desk at 309-732-7341

  • Virtual programming, and "Take Home and Make" kits for kids, adults, and teens.
 
  • Adult board games, Children's puzzles, learning kits and games
 
  • Cultural/Museum Passes to Quad City Botanical Center, Figge Art Museum, Niabi Zoo, Putnam Museum, Rock Island Fitness Center, German-American Heritage Center. Also available with library cards from an Illinois public library. Sorry, no interstate borrowing.
 
  • Mobile hotspots, limited availability, 7-day checkout only, for checkout as available. A  user contract is required. Checkout is in-library only (not via Curbside.)
 
  • Cake pans and cooking equipment
 
  •  Library of Things collection: Fishing poles, craft items, PickleBall paddles, board games, oversized yard games, and more. Please check with staff regarding current availability for borrowing.
 
  • Newspapers available for in-house reading by checking out a chair for one of our newspaper tables. One hour limit.

Explore More Illinois
  • Statewide discounts and passes
  • Museums, science centers, and other cultural venues, including new attractions
  • For Rock Island Public Library patrons. (Check to see if your PrairieCat library participates!)
  • Go to the Explore More website, choose Rock Island Library, and log in with your library card credentials!

Special Arrangements for Interstate borrowers from Davenport Public Library

Curious about checkout times and limits? Download this handy guide of due dates by item.

 

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