Children’s

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!

 


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Storytime 

Join us Tuesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for a kid-friendly storytime followed by an easy craft!

December 11, 18

NEW!

Bilingual Storytime

One Tuesday a month, our storytime led by Ms. Catalina will feature books, crafts, and games in both Spanish and English from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.!

December 18


Elf on a Shelf

The Elf has returned to our library! Can you locate him?

 

Stop in the children’s department and fill out a slip every day once you spot him!


Christmas Around the World

East Moline Library will be transformed into a winter wonderland! Join us for craft stations, snacks and more!

Tuesday, December 18

5:30-7:30 pm

Grades 6 and Under


Tween Program – SLIME CLUB – Holiday Slime 

We are continuing our new series of programs just for our friends in grades 6 through 8, aka the tweens! Join us every month for slime club or some other awesome tween program! Join us in December for holiday slime!

Saturday, December 8

2 pm to 3 pm

  All supplies will be provided.

Grades 6 through 8.


Send a Card to a Soldier

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Stop in to the Children’s department to make a holiday card that we will have delivered to a soldier.


Meet-a-Book

Join us in the month of December for Meet-a Book! Join EZ the Book Bee for our December Meet-a-Book program. Read our special Meet-a Books, answer questions and earn prizes and entries for our grand prizes!

December 1st – December 29th

Pre-K – 5th Grade


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, December 28th

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Grades 6 and under


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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.

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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.

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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!

CHAPTER BOOKS

Rose Revere and the Raucous Riveters (J FIC BEA #1)

The Unicorn Rescue Society – The Creature of the Pines (J FIC GID)

Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars (J FIC WAR)

Bob (J FIC MAS)

Magic Tree House: Hurricane Heroes in Texas (J FIC OSB #30)

The House With Chicken Legs (J FIC AND)

Polly Diamond and the Magic Book (J FIC KUI #1)

PICTURE BOOKS

Me and My Dragon: Christmas Spirit (E BIE)

Mrs. Claus Takes the Reins (E FLI)

Dude! (E REY)

Henry the Yeti (E AYT)

Ocean Meets Sky (E BRO)

You’re Safe with Me (E SOU)

Merry Christmas Little Elliot (E CUR)

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NON-FICTION BOOKS

Coding Games From Scratch (J794.8)

Katie Woo’s Crazy Critter Jokes (J818.54)

Creative Cat Crafts (J745.59)


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

DVDs

Scared Shrekless / Shrek’s Thrilling Tales (J DVD 1833)

A Doggone Adventure (J DVD 1834)

Rusty Rivets (J DVD 1835)

The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island (J DVD 1836)

Elena of Avalor: Realm of the Jaquins (J DVD 1837)

Muppet Babies Time to Play (J DVD 1839)

Garfield’s Halloween Adventure (J DVD 1842)

DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman Rage of Atlantis (J DVD 1843)

Jet’s First Halloween (J DVD 1844)

BLU-RAYS

Alex & Me (J BLU-RAY 119)

NON-FICTION DVD

Saving Fiona (DVD J 599.635 SAV)

PLAYAWAYS

Dork Diaries: Tales from a NOT-SO Happily Ever After (J PLAYAWAY RUS 8)

The Big Game (J PLAYAWAY GRE)

The Elephant Thief (J PLAYAWAY KER)

Not So Normal Norbert (J PLAYAWAY PAT)


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!

XBOX ONE

Train Sim World (J XBOX1 28)

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)

PS4

Train Sim World (J PS4 39)

Runbow Deluxe Edition (J PS4 40)

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)


Other Resources

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

Learn more about Online Safety

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Contact us at: childrens@eastmolinelibrary.org

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!