Children’s

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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!

September 5, 12, 19, 26

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

November 7, 14, 21, 28

December 5, 12, 19


NEW!

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!

December 1-30th

Select a book from our Meet-a-Book cart, answer a few questions about what you read, and return the questions for a chance to win prizes!

Suitable for all ages!


Movie Matinee: A Christmas Carol

Saturday, December 16th

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

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

PG | 1 h 36 m


Movie Matinee: When Santa Fell to Earth

Saturday, December 23rd

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ben moves to a new town and has a tough time adjusting to a new life. He is thrust into a whirlwind yuletide adventure when Niklas crashes to Earth.

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

PG | 1 h 47 m


Movie Matinee: A Charlie Brown Marathon

Saturday, December 30th

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a screening of three Charlie Brown Holiday favorites, including A Charlie Brown Christmas, It’s Christmastime Again Charlie Brown, and Happy New Year Charlie Brown.

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


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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, 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)


Other Resources

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Contact us at: childrens@eastmolinelibrary.org