"The East Moline Public Library will begin Curbside Service on Monday June 8th. See below for more details"
“Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Shelter in Place order, the East Moline Public Library will be closed to patrons until further notice.”

Support Us

Community involvement helps keep the library a vital cultural and civic center that empowers people from all walks of life and strengthens the East Moline Community. We look forward to a fruitful partnership, whichever way you choose to get involved.
Individual Giving

Make a tax deductible donation to support the East Moline Public Library. Use one of the forms below, mail a check to Friends of East Moline Public Library or stop by to make a donation in person.

Tributes

If you would like to honor a loved one, consider a tribute or memorial. Gifts to the library offer a unique way to honor an anniversary, birthday or other special event in the life of someone you love. An attractive note is sent to the person being honored to inform him or her of your gift. The amount of the gift is kept confidential.

Memorials

By giving a gift in memory of a family member or friend you affirm the value you place on libraries and lifelong learning and that these values were shared by the individual being honored. If you choose, we will send notice of your gift to a family member or someone else close to the individual being honored. The amount of your gift will be kept confidential.

For Memorial or Tribute gifts, you will receive a letter of acknowledgment and confirmation that notice of your gift has been sent.

Planned giving and endowments

Gifts to endow the Library demonstrate a fundamental dedication to the long-term intellectual and cultural vigor of the East Moline community. You can help build the Library through outright gifts of cash, stock, real estate or other assets, for example. You may also choose to include the East Moline Public Library in your will or other estate planning.

Stop by the library and pick up a donation form, or click Here to download a form in PDF format. We thank you for your continued support of the library!

The forms below offer two ways to support East Moline Public Library.
Library General Fund
The New Library Fund

Book Donations

Donations we don't Accept

Non-Fiction – Must be published within the last 5 years.
Fiction – Must be published within the last 20 years OR must be a popular/bestselling author.
Magazines – must be published in the last year.
All books must be visually appealing – no stains, no smells, no rips or tears.


Donations we don't Accept

Book Sets with missing books
Encyclopedias
Textbook Readers
Digest or Abridged Versions
If you are unsure about what we accept or don’t accept, please call us at 309-755-9614, or contact Kathleen at hobsonk@eastmolinelibrary.org