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!



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

January 9, 16, 23, 30

February 6, 13, 20, 27

March 6, 13, 20, 27

April 3, 10, 17, 24

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Spanish Language Learning

Meet in the Children’s Room for Spanish Language Learning! ENGLISH SPEAKERS WELCOME! Ms. Catalina will be teaching simple Spanish words, colors and numbers to children prior to Story Time. Interactive and fun!

February 6, 20

Snow is Falling, Books are Calling 

February Reading Program

Read books, win prizes!  The perfect winter activity.

Read 20 books and complete your reading log to receive your prizes!

Infant – Grade 5

Make It, Take It

Wednesday, February 14th

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join the Children’s Department for an adorable Valentine’s craft!

All supplies are provided, and kids can take their creation home.

Children 12- | Sign-up appreciated

Pokemon Day

Monday, February 19th

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

It’s all about Pokemon at the East Moline Library! Show off your rare Pokemon cards, make a craft to take home, play games, and enjoy a movie!

Lego Club

Friday, February 23rd

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

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




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

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

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid (PLAYAWAY J MEL)

Spirit Animals Fall of the Beasts: The Wildcat’s Claw (PLAYAWAY J SPI 6)

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (PLAYAWAY J PAT 2)

Magnus Chase & the Gods of Asgard: The Ship of the Dead (PLAYAWAY J RIO 3)

Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race (PLAYAWAY J GRA 3)

Who Killed Darius Drake? (J PLAYAWAY PHI)

Cars 3 (J DVD 1742)

The Nut Job 2 Nutty by Nature (J DVD 1743)

Albert a Small Tree with a Big Dream (J DVD 1744)

Cars 3 (J BLU-RAY 111)

Trollhunters Tales of Arcadia (J DVD TV TRO SERIES 1)

Scooby-Doo! Holiday Collection (J DVD TV SCO SERIES)

Visit the Zoo Vol. 1 (DVD J 636.0889 VIS)

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!

Assassin’s Creed Origins (J 16 XBOX1)

Just Dance 2018 (J PS3 73)

Assassin’s Creed Origins (J PS4 28)

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