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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Snow is Falling… Books are Calling

Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up your BINGO card for our Winter Reading Program!

February 1st- February 28th

Birth-5th Grade

Anemometer Craft

Come learn about the wind as we make a weather vane and anemometer.
Monday, February 18
4-5 p.m.
Grades K-5

Sign Up in the Children’s Room or give us a call!

Goosebumps 2

Join us for a showing of Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween!
February 23rd 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Popcorn and water will be served
Open to the whole family!

Preschool Story Time

Join our Children Librarians for an energetic, read aloud Story Time followed by an easy craft!

February 12, 19

We also have a Bilingual story time once a month!
Enjoy bilingual stories read aloud by Ms. Catalina, followed by activities that encourage early Spanish-language learning!

February 26

Lego Club

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
Grades 1-5

Friday, February 8
Theme: Valentine’s Day
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Friday, February 22
Challenge: Mini Marble Mazes
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.



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, 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.

New Materials

We are constantly adding new books and movies to our collection! Come to the Children’s room to check some out!

Other Resources

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

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