Next week…

YouTube Contest for Teens!
Quad City teens in grades 6-12 can create a 3-5 minute video for a chance to win $100. In teams of up to five people, make a video based on one of this year’s themes. Upload it to YouTube, submit a hard copy to your library, and turn in the entry form. Entries due March 3rd. A Premiere Party will be held March 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Putnam Museum. See your local library for more information and an entry form, or click here.

Tuesday, February 24 @ 5:00 Join us in the Bronze Room of the Moline Library for a screening of the films created as part of the Project Next Generation Moviemaking Workshop. Help us congratulate our students for their hard work. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, February 25 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Thursday, February 26 @ 6:00
Date Safe: Teen Dating Violence Class is a class that parents and teens (ages 12-17) will take together. We will be learning about the dynamics of teen dating violence. We will discuss awareness, prevention and intervention aspects, and what healthy relationships look like. Part of the class time the parents and teens will be separated to foster open discussion and a customized presentation. The class will be led by Chassity Morse of Army Community Service. Registration is required and a minimum sign-up is needed to hold the class.

For more information and to register, please call 309-782-3773 or 309-524-2470.

Saturday, February 28 @ 9:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a Graphic Novel Workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will introduce students to the history of cartooning, creating a comic strip, publishing, and more. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 9:00 12:00 p.m. starting January 24 and concluding April 11. Attendance at all sessions is recommended. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at or by calling 309-524-2470.

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