Have you checked out the Children’s Department lately?

Come in and lose yourself in a good book. Our shelves are full of magical adventures, mysteries, humor, and journeys into your imagination. Check out our collection of movies and games. Dewey you want to read about dinosaurs, weather, insects, and much more? It’s all right here at the East Moline Library!

Use PrairieCat’s Online Search tool to find kid-friendly materials!



Spanish Language Learning

Our Storytime and Spanish Language Learning programs will be back in the fall!


Ocean in a Bottle


Have you ever dreamed of seeing the ocean?  Come and make your own in a bottle!


Wednesday, August 8

5 pm to 6 pm

Grades 6 and under | Signup required


Solar Oven S’Mores


Learn how the sun’s natural heat will help you make a tasty treat!


Friday, August 10

2 pm to 3 pm

Grades 6 and under | Signup required

Table-Top STEAM Projects Week

Stop in the Children’s Room throughout the week and make different STEAM project to take home!

Monday, August 20th through Saturday, August 25th

Grades 6 and under

Lego Club

We’ll supply the Legos, you bring your imagination! All the fun, without worrying about stepping on a Lego later!

Kids’ creations will be displayed in the Children’s Department

Friday, August 31st

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

6th Grade and under | Signup required





We now have video games for the Playstation 4 system! Come up to the Children’s Room to see what we have available. 1$ rental fee for 1 week per game.





We have added XBox One video games to our collection. Stop by the Children’s Room to check out what we’ve already added or to make suggestions about what games YOU’D like to have available. 1$ rental fee for 1 week per game.


Come to the Children’s Room to check out our new Playaway Lauchpad tablets. These electronic devices are already loaded with games and educational apps that you can take home to play. Choose one of six themes: math, transportation, matching, animals, critical thinking, or dinosaurs!

In the Children’s Room, we have family passes to Niabi Zoo, Putnam Museum, and QC Botanical Center that can be checked out by East Moline Library card holders only.

These passes are free to check out for a week at a time. Patrons cannot place holds on any of the passes, but we encourage you to call ahead to see what is available.

We’ve got lots of NEW CHILDREN’S CHAPTER & PICTURE BOOKS. Stop by our Children’s Room upstairs to check out some of these new titles!



Dog Man and Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey (J FIC PIL)

Music in my heart: My Journey with Melody by Erin Falligant with Denise Lewis Patrick (J AME)

Dewey Fairchild: Parent Problem Solver by Lorri Horn (J HOR)



The Better Tree Fort by Jessica Scott Kerrin (E KER)

Shake the Tree by Chiara Vignocchi (E VIG)

The Tiptoeing Tiger by Philippa Leathers (E LEA)






Seeing into Tomorrow by Richard Wright and Nina Crews (J811.52 WRI)


Q&A About the Human Body by Nancy Dickman (J612 DIC)


Come check out some of our NEW CHILDREN’S DVDs and PLAYAWAYS and SERIES in the East Moline Public Library Children’s Room


DuckTales Destination Adventure! (J DVD 1832)

My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic: Rarity (J DVD 1832)

A Doggone Adventure (J DVD 1834)

A.R.C.H.I.E. 2 (J DVD 1822)


Alex & Me (J BLU-RAY 119)



Incredibles 2: A Real Stretch (J PLAYAWAY DIS INC)

Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Sea Monsters (J PLAYAWAY PEA 3)

Black Panther (J PLAYAWAY BLA)


We also have video games for rental up in the Children’s Room. We carry games for PS2, PS3, PS4, Wii, XBox 360, and XBox One. Each has a rental fee of 1$ for 1 week. Come check out some of these new games!


The Crew 2 (J XBOX1 24)

Jurassic World Evolution (J XBOX1 25)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard (J XBOX1 26)

Sonic Mania Plus (J XBOX1 27)


The Crew 2 (J PS4 35)

Jurassic World Evolution (J PS4 36)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard (J PS4 37)

Sonic Mania Plus (J PS4 38)

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