"The Library is currently open for curbside services only"
Mon/Wed: 12-8pm |Tues/Thurs/Fri: 1-5pm |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

Curbside Service

Curbside Hours:
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY: 12-8 PM
TUESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY: 1-5 PM
SATURDAY: 9-1 PM
Beginning November 18th the library will return to curbside access only. You can use our wifi for free from our parking lot and we also have over 20 hot spots that can be checked out with your East Moline Library card.  We apologize for any inconvenience and we hope to keep our community safe!

Services:

  1. To request a book:
    a) Call the library and leave a message with your name and phone number asking to request items.
    b) Use Encore (PrairieCat Catalog) or the PrairieCat mobile app to place holds.
    c) Use our email address eastmolinepl@gmail.com to request items
    d) Use "Contact Us" on the website to request items
  2. Printing available via Princh (Android) (AppleIOS) from your phone, or you may email us anything you would like printed ahead of time to eastmolinepl@gmail.com and we will bring it out to you. Copiers and faxing will be available as part of the curbside service. The library will not be accepting cash payments at this time, debit or CC will be accepted.
  3. All library materials are accepted in the book drop including hotspots and DVDS: all returns are quarantined for a number of days. No fines are being assessed at this time.
  4. WiFi continues to be available for free from our parking lot, and we also have over 20 hotspots that can be checked out with your East Moline Library card or United Township High School Student ID.

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

Come one, come all! Enjoy Family Reading Week on our Facebook page. Stories will be read by local guests and more!

Family Reading Week on Facebook
Monday, November 16th - November 20th
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Join Tami on Facebook every other Wednesday evening as she does a tutorial of a simple craft. Please email Tami at coxt@eastmolinelibrary.org the week of the craft if you would like a kit. Kits can be picked up via curbside before Wednesday evening.
Crafting Wednesdays
December 2nd, 16th, and 30th| 6:30 PM on Facebook Live
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Join us on Zoom every Tuesday evening starting December 8th for some fun games! If you would like the link to the zoom call, please email lawrickh@eastmolinelibrary.org or message us on Instagram @emplteens and we will send it to you!
Zoom Game Nights
December 8, 15, 22, and 29 | 7-8 PM
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Pick up your Bingo card at the library during curbside hours anytime after November 30th. Then join us on Facebook live to play along. We have some fun prizes for you to win!
Holiday Bingo for Kids
Thursday, December 10th | 6-7 PM
Learn More
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.