Next Week

Are you a writer (or would like to be) who’s looking for inspiration, motivation, and constructive feedback? Write Now! is the place for you. Join us on Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor program room for an informational meeting. We will discuss plans for NaNoWriMo and set a schedule for future meetings. Open to teens and adults of all writing levels and genres. No registration required.

Help the Moline Public Library knit/crochet blanket squares on Wednesday, October 31 at 5:30 p.m. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to Project Linus. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No registration required. Supplies are provided but limited. Participants can bring their own supplies.

The Teen Advisory Group will meet on Thursday, November 1 @ 3:30 p.m. TAG is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun. Grades 6-12.

Writers working on NaNoWriMo can come to the Moline Public Library on Mondays and Thursdays in November from 5:00 to 7:30 for a quiet place to work and catch up with fellow writers.

 

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

Next Week

Help the Moline Public Library knit/crochet blanket squares on Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. Blanket squares will be used to make complete blankets which will be donated to Project Linus. Program is open to teens and adults of all levels of experience. No registration required. Supplies are provided but limited. Participants can bring their own supplies.

Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a Halloween Cookie Decorating program on Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. Create spooky designs using frosty and candy to decorate (and eat) Halloween cookies while enjoying a movie. To register, call or visit the library’s web calendar.

The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Moline in the 2018 Quad City Area Libraries’ Teen Reading Challenge! Teens in grade 6-12 can pick up a reading log at the Library after Sept. 22 and will have four weeks to read as many minutes as they can before returning to their logs to the Library (Reading logs due to Library by Monday, Oct. 22). Teens will receive a finishing prize, entries into many gift card raffles, and a ticket for the teen plus a friend to attend an after-hours Teen Reading Challenge Party at the Moline Library on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6pm. For more information, contact the Moline Public Library at 309-524-2470 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL or online at www.molinelibrary.com.

 

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

Next Week

The Teen Advisory Group will meet on Thursday, October 4 @ 3:30 p.m. TAG is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun. Grades 6-12.

The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Moline in the 2018 Quad City Area Libraries’ Teen Reading Challenge! Teens in grade 6-12 can pick up a reading log at the Library after Sept. 22 and will have four weeks to read as many minutes as they can before returning to their logs to the Library (Reading logs due to Library by Monday, Oct. 22). Teens will receive a finishing prize, entries into many gift card raffles, and a ticket for the teen plus a friend to attend an after-hours Teen Reading Challenge Party at the Moline Library on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6pm. For more information, contact the Moline Public Library at 309-524-2470 or visit us at 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL or online at www.molinelibrary.com.

 

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

Next Week

The Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation are holding an Overflow Booksale on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 to 2:00. All items $0.25 and proceeds go to support Moline Public Library programs and services.

Be sure to check out the “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine” exhibition on the Library’s second floor, now until September 8.

Next Week

The Teen Summer Reading Program runs through July 28. You can read any book, magazine, comic book, or anything with words. Read 500 pages or minutes to complete each of three levels, then keep reading for entries into the grand prize drawings. Visit the library throughout the summer for programs, games, and events. Register in person or online at https://bit.ly/2FXZDz3.

Explore other countries during Let’s Visit India on Monday, July 9 @ 6:00. Enjoy snacks, create a simple recipe, do a craft, and learn about the history and culture of India. Ages 11-18. No registration.

Reading Takes You Everywhere (Part Two)

Let reading take you around the world this summer. Be sure to check out the events for teens at the library, and some of these books to go with them!

Let’s Visit India:

Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood by Varsha Bajaj

5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

For the Win by Cory Doctorow

Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean (Short Stories)

Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck

The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

Fifteen Lanes by S. J. Laidlaw

The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Sold by Patricia McCormick

Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins

A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman

 

Let’s Visit Mexico & South America:

The Go-Between by Veronica Chambers

An Uninterrupted View of the Sky by Melanie Crowder

Playing for the Devil’s Fire by Phillippe Diederich

The Red Umbrella by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz

Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick

Disappeared by Francisco X. Stork

The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea

Game Seven by Paul Volponi