"The Library is currently open limited hours for browsing, computer access and curbside services"
Mon/Wed: 4-8pm|Tues/Fri: 1-5pm|Thurs/Sat: 9am-1pm|Sun: CLOSED

The Future is Bright

At Our 21st Century Library

740 16th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244 | 309-755-9614
New Library Plans

Limited Building Access and Curbside Service

Building Access & Curbside Hours:
MONDAY: 4-8 PM |TUESDAY: 1-5 PM
WEDNESDAY: 4-8 PM |THURSDAY: 9-1 PM
FRIDAY: 1-5 PM|SATURDAY: 9-1 PM
Beginning July 6th, 2020 the library will allow limited access to the building for grab-n-go services and computer use. Curbside will continue to be available, and WiFi will still be accessible from outside our building. Library programs will continue via online or take-home basis.

Limited Services and Safety Protocols:

  1. Masks and Social distancing required for library entry. Face coverings required while in the building. A limit of 10 people browsing and 6 people using the computers at one time will be enforced.
  2. Printing available via Princh (Android) (AppleIOS) from your phone or browser in the building. Copiers and faxing will be available. The library will not be accepting cash payments at this time, debit or CC will be accepted.
  3. Returns accepted in the bookdrop: all returns are quarantined for 7 days.
  4. Seating, children's play areas, children's computers and meeting rooms will be unavailable. Adult computers limited to 1 hour use.

How it works

Borrow

Your library card grants access to Library catalogs.

Learn

Learn how to access library services for member use.

Attend

Attend one of the Library’s programs, clubs or events.

More

Learn all about EMPL and find out how to contact us.

Featured Programs & Clubs

Join Us for One of Our Programs at the Library

Park in our parking lot and enjoy a movie on the big screen! We will be watching "How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World" on the 2nd and "The Croods" on the 9th. Bundle up and bring a lawn chair to enjoy the movie. Masks must be worn anytime you're outside of your car. No restrooms will be available.
Family Drive-In Movie Night
October 2nd and October 9th | 7-10 PM
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Wednesday Evening Crafting

Join Tami on Facebook live as she demonstrates how to make an inexpensive craft every other Wednesday! Email Tami at coxt@eastmolinelibrary.org for more info.
Crafting Wednesday
Every other Wednesday | 6:30 - 7:30 PM
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Join us for a fun night filled with all things Halloween! We will play some fun games, enjoy snacks and have a costume contest! Masks and social distancing will be required the whole time. Restrooms will be unavailable unless there's an emergency. This event is for anyone in grades 6-12.
Teen Halloween Party
Friday, October 30th | 4:30-9:30 PM
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Halloween Booook Walk

Join us for some Halloween fun on the side lawn of the library! Walk with your family and read "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown." Take your child's picture in a character cutout! Masks must be worn the whole time. This event is for all ages!
Halloween Booook Walk
Wednesday, October 28th 12-3 PM & Thursday, October 29th 3-6 PM
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Event Calendar

Featured Programs & Clubs

Join Us for One of Our Programs at the Library

Event Calendar

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.

Library Closed

Day, Date | Time - Time
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed until further notice.