Next Week

The Summer Reading Program runs through Saturday, July 27. Sign up and keep track of how much you read to earn prizes and entries into a drawing. Visit the library for a list of special events happening all summer long.

Join the Popular Astronomy Club for a discussion of 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing & Our Night Sky on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. Afterwards we will be outside in the back parking lot between 8:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. for crafts and activities followed by night sky viewing. All Ages. No registration required.
** Teen Assistants are needed to help with this program. If you can help, please call 309-524-2470 to sign up for an hour or more.

Would you like to help out with special events at the Library this summer? Teen Assistants ages 13 to 18 are needed to help with the following programs:

  • Astronomy Club—July 16 @ 8:00-11:30 p.m.
  • Movie Sing-A-Long—July 19 @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Art Extravaganza—July 20 @ 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Escape Room—July 25 @ 2:00-7:00 p.m.

To sign up to help out with any of these programs for an hour or more, call the Library at 309-524-2470.

 

Do You . . . Sing? Juggle? Dance? Act? Do magic? Tell jokes? Play an instrument? Do spoken word? Have some other hidden talent? We would love to see it! Join us for the Moline Public Library Talent Show on Saturday, August 17, 2019. All ages and types of family-friendly amateur entertainment welcome. Perform solo or in a group. Acts will have a 12’x24′ performance area, and a maximum of 6 minutes including set, entrance, and exit. Registration forms are available online and at the Library and must be returned by July 17.  Spots are limited, so early application is recommended. Performers will be assigned a time slot between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please plan to be available at any time during those hours. The Library will contact you with your time by August 3.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

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Next Week

The Summer Reading Program runs through Saturday, July 27. Sign up and keep track of how much you read to earn prizes and entries into a drawing. Visit the library for a list of special events happening all summer long.

Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a Paint & Smoothie Night on Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 p.m. Use a transfer image on canvas or create your own masterpiece with acrylic paint or sharpies. No talent required, just an imagination! Registration is required and space is limited.

Would you like to help out with special events at the Library this summer? Teen Assistants ages 13 to 18 are needed to help with the following programs:

  • Astronomy Club—July 16 @ 8:00-11:30 p.m.
  • Movie Sing-A-Long—July 19 @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Art Extravaganza—July 20 @ 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Escape Room—July 25 @ 2:00-7:00 p.m.

To sign up to help out with any of these programs for an hour or more, call the Library at 309-524-2470.

 

Do You . . . Sing? Juggle? Dance? Act? Do magic? Tell jokes? Play an instrument? Do spoken word? Have some other hidden talent? We would love to see it! Join us for the Moline Public Library Talent Show on Saturday, August 17, 2019. All ages and types of family-friendly amateur entertainment welcome. Perform solo or in a group. Acts will have a 12’x24′ performance area, and a maximum of 6 minutes including set, entrance, and exit. Registration forms are available online and at the Library and must be returned by July 17.  Spots are limited, so early application is recommended. Performers will be assigned a time slot between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please plan to be available at any time during those hours. The Library will contact you with your time by August 3.

 

Check out events for teens at other area libraries:

Rock Island Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

Davenport Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Silvis Public Library

River Valley District Library

Robert R. Jones Public Library

LeClaire Community Library

Teen Artists

Teen Artists

Check out these books featuring teenage artists. Click on the title for more information or to place a hold.

The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett

And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz

Blood Water Paint by Joy Mccullough

Even In Paradise by Chelsey Philpot

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz

Glow by Megan E. Bryant

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

Original Fake by Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge

Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Your Destination Is on the Left by Lauren Spieller

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

August 22 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

August 23 – Tween and Teen Gaming Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

August 23 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

August 23 – Escape Room- Hogwarts Tower @ LeClaire Community Library

August 27 – Teen Art Night @ East Moline Public Library

August 28 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Around Town

Check out these events around town…

June 28 – Teen and Tween Gaming Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

June 27 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

June 28 – DIY Teens @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

June 29 – Movie & Ice Cream: One Crazy Summer @ River Valley District Library

June 30 – Homemade Drums @ Bettendorf Public Library

June 30 – Teen Elemental Art @ East Moline Public Library

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Around Town

Next Week

The Moline Public Library’s Summer Reading Program runs through July 29. Stop by the library to register and pick up your reading logs. Students in grades 6-12 will get prizes at three levels of 500 pages or minutes each, and can keep going for entries into the grand prize drawing.

Wednesday, July 12 @ 2:00-4:00
Students ages 11-18 are invited to Afternoon Gaming every Wednesday. Enjoy a variety of video games, board games, and other activities.

Wednesday, July 12 @ 6:00
Artist Amy Nielson will teach students ages 11-18 Watercolor Painting. Learn basic watercolor techniques and create your own work of art.  Registration is required. A minimum of 10 registered participants is needed to hold this event.