Sounds of the Season with Moline High School Chamber Orchestra

Library Lobby, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 12:00pm – 12:30pm

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Enjoy the sounds of the season performed by the Moline High School Chamber Orchestra in the library’s lobby as you enter and exit the library.

Legends and Lore of Winter with Chad Lewis

Online Program, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:00pm

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Paranormal researcher and author, Chad Lewis, returns to the Moline Public Library, this time virtually, to tell tales of the deep of winter. Not your usual take on winter, this program is filled with bizarre tale, stories, and traditions during the darkest days of the year.

Registration is required.

A Zoom link will be sent to attendees approximately 24 hours prior to the program.

Artist Meet and Greet: Kate Hoyer

Saturday, December 4, 202 from 11:00pm – 3:00pm in the Gold Room

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Starting November 6th, and going till January 28th, the inspiring oil paintings of Kate Hoyer will be on display. Her paintings will be in the Blue Wall Gallery area on the first floor near the children section. Kate paints interesting, and emotional images of dogs and other things.

On Dec, 4th she will be at the library with prints of her paintings available, and an artist meet and greet from 1:00 to 3:00. When you see the scale and beauty of her works in person, you will fall in love her art, with these dogs. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Moline Public Library is grateful for its wonderful patrons and community and wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving holiday.

I’m not sure what the big deal is. I am staying at home to eat pizza rolls and read.

The Library will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open for normal operating hours, 9am to 5pm, on Saturday, November 27.

Understanding the Application Tracking System (ATS) Employment Workshop

Presented by Dress for Success

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Did you know that only about 30% of all resumes and applications are seen by human eyes?

The majority of businesses and organizations use Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software to screen resumes and applications.  Roughly 70% of applications are “cut” during the ATS process.

In this workshop, you’ll gain a better understanding of  what the ATS is,  how the ATS screens and scans your materials, and how to revise your resume so that it’s ATS approved, giving you a better shot at landing an interview!

Registration is required.

A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants approximately 24 hours prior to the program. 

Friends of the Moline Public Library Book Sale

Friday, November 19, 2021, from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Friends Book Sale, November 19 and 20

Shop ’til you drop at the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation Book Sale.  Children’s items will be priced at 25 cents each, most other items priced at 50 cents each.  Find books, DVDs, puzzles, music, and much more!

Moline Public Library Strategic Plan Survey

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The library’s strategic planning process is underway and we need your input.

Please take a few moments to complete this online survey! Let us know your thoughts and opinions about how we are doing now and what you would like to see from us going forward.

Feedback from this survey will be compiled by Wastyn & Associates and will remain strictly anonymous. The survey will take about 7-10 minutes to complete and will be open through Monday, November 22.

Thank you for helping us write our next chapter!

Bucktown: Davenport’s Infamous Entertainment District

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:00pm

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Join us to hear colorful stories about Davenport’s once infamous Bucktown district.

Local author and reporter, Jonathan Turner, will tell historical tales of high culture and bawdy times spanning two centuries about the heart of entertainment in downtown Davenport.

Registration is required for this online event.

A Zoom link will be sent out to registrants a day prior to the program.

Want to read more? Check out the book!

Author Chris Bohjalian Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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This RAILS virtual presentation will feature author Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 22 books.  His work has been translated into 35 languages and has been adapted into three movies and a TV series. He will be talking about his newest release The Hour of the Witch

Registration is required as space is limited.

The program link will be sent out approximately 24 hours prior to the program.

Lizzie Borden – One Woman Show

Tuesday, October 26th at 12:00pm

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Join us virtually via Zoom to see award-winning actress Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., as she brings to life Lizzie Borden, accused of the brutal hatchet murder of her father and stepmother in 1892. Hear Lizzie’s story come alive as she talks about her life growing up in Fall River, Massachusetts, her estrangement from her stepmother, and her troubled relationship with her father. Was Lizzie a desperate and unsettled daughter who resorted to murder …. Or an innocent woman who could never escape the trauma that destroyed her life?

Registration is required for this online program.

A Zoom link will be sent out @ 24 hours prior to the program.

Program sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation.