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.


Kids Vote Movie

April 28th, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

You voted – we listened! Join us for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone!

Popcorn and water will be served and a librarian will be present during the movie.

DIY Slime

May 2nd, 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Grades 1-6

Learn about polymers and engage in sensory play with DIY Slime!  Using a simple, Borax-free recipe, kids can mix ingredients to make slime. Supplies are provided and kids can take their slime home.

May the Fourth Be With You

May 4th, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

These ARE the activities you’re looking for!
Join the Children’s Department in celebrating Star Wars with activities and crafts.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 5th, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

It’s Cinco de Mayo in the Children’s Department! Celebrate Mexican-American culture with activities and crafts!

Spanish Story Time

May 19th, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join Ms. Catalina for a Spanish Story Time, followed by an easy craft.

Unete Ms. Catalina para la hora de lectura en Español, seguido por una manualidad.

Wii Game Day

May 22nd, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

It’s game day – test your skills and have a blast!  Stop in the library and play our Wii Games in 15 minute rounds.

 Story Time

Join us Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. each week for our Story Time programs for a readaloud time and an easy craft.

January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9




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 Figge Art Museum 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 PICTURE & CHAPTER BOOKS. Stop by our Children’s Room upstairs to check out some of these new titles:

Blueberry Pancakes Forever

R2D2 to the Rescue

Monkey Needs to Listen

Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt

Snoopy for President

Follow that Bottle: A Plastic Recycling Journey

Build a Rain Barrel

True Stories of Extreme Adventures

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

DC Super Villains (DVD)

Huckleberry Hound Volume 1 (DVD)

Shrek 4-Movie Collection (DVD)

Paw Patrol: Pups Save the Bunnies (DVD)

Sing (DVD)

Monster High: Electrified (DVD)

Moana (DVD)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (DVD)

Audacity Jones Steals the Show (Playaway)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Playaway)

Star Wars: Rogue One (Playaway)

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:

Madden NFL 17 (PS3)

NHL Legacy Edition (XBox 360)

Final Fantasy XV (XBox One)

Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)

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