Around Town

Check out these events around town…

July 1 – Teen Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 1 – Magic: The Gathering Club @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 2 – Tween Gaming @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 2 – Thursday Theater @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 2 – CD Crafts  @ River Valley District Library

July 6 – Random Fandom @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 6 – Otaku Afternoon @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 7 – Gaming Night @ Rock Island Public Library

July 7 – Teen Movie Night @ Davenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 7 – Superhero Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 7 – Balloon Creation Workshop @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 7 – Superheroes and Comics @ Silvis Public Library




What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Love, Lucas by Chantele Sedgwick
After Oakley loses her brother, Lucas, to cancer, her mother takes her to California to try to recover. There she is given letters Lucas wrote before he died and meets a surfer named Carson. Is it fair to fall in love when her brother never got the chance?

Emancipated by M.G. Reyes
Six very different teens who have been legally liberated from parental control share a house in Venice Beach, acting like a family, and living their lies. No parents. No limits. No alibis. One witnessed a crime, another might be a murderer—and one’s been spying on them all.

Joyride by Anna Banks
Carly has lived a hard life since her parents were deported. Former football star Arden blames his father for his sister’s death. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others, and set out to find one of their own.

The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker (The Witch Hunter, Book One)
Elizabeth is one of the king’s best witch hunters, until she’s accused of being a witch herself. When she is saved from execution by a powerful and dangerous wizard, Elizabeth is forced to redefine her ideas of right and wrong, of friends and enemies, and of love and hate.

The Saga of Gudrid the Far-Traveler by Nancy Marie Brown
Gudrid longs for more than a quiet domestic life. If Leif Eiriksson could sail west and find a rich new land, why not her? What else lay beyond the western edge of the world the Vikings knew?


Next Week

Monday, June 29 @ 6:00
Play a live version of the classic board game with Live Clue. Groups of up to five will compete for a chance to win prizes. Ages 11-18. Registration is required by calling the Library at 309-524-2470.

Friday, July 3 @ 2:00 to 4:00
The Hero Movie Series feature will be Epic. Free popcorn!

The Moline Public Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Featured Series

Janie Johnson by Caroline Cooney

A photograph of a missing girl on a milk carton leads Janie on a search for her real identity.

1) Face on the Milk Carton

2) Whatever Happened to Janie

3) The Voice on the Radio

4) What Janie Found

5) Janie Face to Face


Around Town

What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

Some Kind of Normal by Juliana Stone
Trevor’s normal was guitar and football. Everly’s normal was her perfect family. When they both lose their normal and are forced into each other’s lives, will they be able to find a new kind of normal?

The Truth About My Success by Dyan Sheldon
Paloma and Oona are about as different as two people can be. Paloma is a TV start with a bad attitude. Oona is a sweet but poor girl. But they look enough alike to be twins. And that’s how all the trouble starts.

Sweet by Emmy Laybourne (Sweet, Book One)
Laurel reluctantly accepts her friend’s invitation for a cruise to introduce a miracle sweetener that promises instant weight loss. Too seasick to try the sweetener, she feels embarrassed and left out—until everyone who took it starts acting very strangely.

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Audrey has been making slow but steady progress over her anxiety disorder. When she meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she connects in a way she’s never been able to do with anyone before.

The Awesome by Eva Darrows
Maggie is a monster hunter, more concerned with survival than fashion or boys. But to get her journeyman’s license, she has to lose her virginity. Ghosts and goblins she can handle. Finding a boyfriend proves a much more daunting task.



Next Week

Friday, June 26 @ 2:00 to 4:00

The Hero Movie Series feature will be Behind Enemy Lines. Free popcorn!

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award: 2016 Master List

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults.

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy Cavanaugh

Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody

Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

Hidden by Helen Frost

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

See You at Harry’s by Johanna Knowles

Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

May B. by Caroline Starr Rose

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steven Sheinkin

Rump by Liesl Shurtliff

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan

The President Has Been Shot by James L. Swanson

Three Times Lucky by Sheila  Turnage

Around Town

What’s New?

Check out these new titles in the Young Adult section. Click on the title to go to the catalog for more information and place a hold.

The Tenderness of Thieves by Donna Freitas
Jane’s summer romance with Handel Davies, one of the town bad boys, helps her start to heal after being held at knifepoint during an armed robbery last winter. But bad boys have secrets.

Creed by Trisha Leaver
After their car breaks down, three friends take refuge in a nearby town called Purity Springs. But they soon discover that not everything is as it seem.

The Boy Next Door by Katie Van Ark
Maddy and Gabe have been partners for years—but only on the ice as skating partners. When their coach assigns a new romantic skating program, they may have to admit they feel more than they’re willing to admit.

Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Braden believes in God. But with his brother estranged and his father accused of murder, he faces an impossible choice, one that will define him for the rest of his life.

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra
Gigi, Bette, and June, are students at an elite ballet school. When every dancer is both friend and foe, the girls will sacrifice, manipulate, and backstab to be the best of the best.