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!

September 5, 12, 19, 26

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 21, 28

December 5, 12, 19


Spanish Language Learning

Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

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!

October 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 21, 28

December 5, 12, 19

Meet-a-Book Month!

October is our ever-popular Meet-a-Book month! Read a book from our Meet-a-Book cart, answer a few questions about the book, and win prizes!

Haunted House Spooktacular!

Sunday, October 22nd

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Children’s activities featuring a ghost walk and other spooky activities!

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Kid-friendly, “lights on” walkthrough of the haunted house. The fear factor is dialed back to make this haunted house family-friendly!

Lego Club

Friday, October 27th

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Meet us in the Children’s Department for some Lego fun! You bring your imagination, and we’ll supply the Legos!

This event’s theme is Halloween




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

Phase Three: Marvel Dr. Strange (PLAYAWAY J DOC)

Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book (PLAYAWAY YA DON)

Stick Dog Loves Candy (PLAYAWAY J WAT 7)

The Lion King (J DVD 382)

It’s Potty Time (J DVD 384)

Rugrats in Paris the Movie (J DVD 388)

Little Wolf’s Book of Badness (J DVD 396)

The Spiderwick Chronicles (J DVD 412)

Slappy & the Stinkers (J DVD 414)

Teletubbies: Follow the Leader (J DVD 458)

The Lego Batman Movie (J DVD 1706)

Happy Spook-Day Scooby-Doo! (J DVD 1707)

Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Wanted Bebop & Rocksteady (J DVD 1708)

Captain Underpants the First Epic Movie (J DVD 1709)

Monster Island (J DVD 1710)

Curious George: Spook Fun (J DVD 1711)

Paw Patrol: The great Pirate Rescue! (J DVD 1712)

Floogals. Mission complete! (J DVD 1713)

Mrs. Santa Claus (J DVD 1714)

Happy holidays, Garfield (J DVD 1715)

Trick or treat: Spooktacular Collection (J DVD 1716)

Wonder Woman the Complete 1st Season (J DVD WON SERIES 1)

Wonder Woman the Complete 2nd Season (J WON SERIES 2)

Wonder Woman the Complete 3rd Season (J DVD WON SERIES 3)

Alice the Complete 5th Season (J DVD ALI SERIES 5)

Star Wars Rebels (J DVD STA SERIES 1)

Star Wars Rebels  Complete 3rd Season (J DVD  STA REB SERIES 3)

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!

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