Concert at the Moline Public Library!

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Musicians John Heasly and Jerry Schroeder perform original songs, traditional folk songs, and light pop songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Their musical repertoire includes “Garden Party” by Ricky Nelson, “You are My Flower” by the Carter Family, and “Back Home Again” by John Denver.   Also old-time songs with the ukulele such as “Five Foot Two” are played.

John Heasly plays guitar and harmonica.   Accompanying him, Jerry Schroeder plays ukulele and guitar,.

The free concert, open to all ages, is sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation.  Information desk, 309-524-2470.


Underground Railroad Program

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In this collaborative arts and history program, Vocalist Tony Sconyers will begin and close this program on the Underground Railroad by singing a selection of Spirituals.  Angela Snook, Geneseo Historical Museum, will speak about our local region’s role in the Underground Railroad, including at least three known homes in Geneseo that were confirmed Underground Railroad hideaways.

Julia Child at the Library!

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Lynn Rymarz performs as cooking aficionado, Julia Child in a one-woman show.

Julia Child discovered her passion for cooking French food in her late thirties after she married Paul Child and moved to Paris in 1948. Hear Julia’s own words as she describes her love of French food and how she became determined to learn how to cook it.

Follow Julia Child’s journey into the French culture, including her visits to the local markets and into her cooking classes at the Cordon Bleu. She will share her struggles and her successes, including her own cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her television show The French Chef. She will tell you herself she never would have had any of this without meeting the love of her life, Paul Child.

The Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation sponsor the show.   The Information Desk phone number is 309-524-2470.



Folk Music Concert at the Moline Public Library!

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Folk singer/songwriter, Ben Bedford, is a son of the heartland.  His easy listening music dips into American literature.  He writes and sings with the “old soul” quality of his literary idols such as John Steinbeck and Toni Morrison. Bedford has recorded five studio albums.  He has performed all over the United States in a variety of venues.

The Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation sponsor the free concert.  The Information Desk phone number is 309-524-2470.


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Spend your lunch hour with these talented teens, showcasing their summer learning  as part of the Quad City Arts summer Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Improv Comedy program.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see the newest up and coming talent in the QC perform!

Presenting Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards!

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As part of the Quad City Arts Visiting Artist program, Jazzy Ash will perform an all ages concert as part of the “It’s Showtime @ your library!”  summer reading program.

Their style of New Orleans vocal and instrumental jazz is certain to get your toes a tappin’!


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