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Friday and Saturday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Library Closing Early at 5 PM on Thursday, January 11th due to weather.


Special Storytime with Congresswoman Cheri Bustos
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – 10 AM


Saturday, January 27 - 6:30 PM
McGehee Center, Silvis

Learn the basics of line dancing from a Silvis Spur Dance Hall Instructor. Then have fun doing the boot scoot boogie with your friends! An adult event open to all!


Saturday, January 6th - Wednesday, January 31st
Stop on down to get the best deal on used books! Fill a bag for $3! OR buy a Friends of the Silvis Library bag to receive an extra grocery bag and fill both!


Make & Take: Spinning Tops
Saturday, January 6 – 11 AM
Children decorate and make a classic toy out of ordinary household items. Call (309) 755-3393 to register. Space is limited to 20 children.

All About Emails Computer Workshop
Wednesday, January 10 – 6 PM
Help yourself to digital independence! Learn email account basics and how to use it. Space is limited to 8; call (309) 755-3393 to register.

Family Storytime Every Thursday at 6 PM

Join us to read a new book, do songs or nursery rhymes, and a fun craft. Help your child reach their goal of 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Find out more by visiting our Facebook page or call 309-755-3393.

HyVee's Healthier Alternatives
Monday, January 15 – 6 PM

Have a New Year's resolution to eat better? Join us for HyVee's healthier food choices presented by Chrissy Watters, a Rock Island HyVee dietician. Food sampling is part of the program! Registration required; call (309) 755-3393 to register.

Special Story Time – Read to a Therapy Dog
Thursday, January 18 - 6 PM
Let your child practice their reading skills judgment free with one of QC Canine Assistance Network's best therapy dogs. Snacks provided.

Understanding Alzheimer’s
Saturday, January 20 – 10:30 AM
Learn about Alzheimer’s disease, and options available in the QC area. Presented by the Davenport Alzheimer’s Association; call to register at (309) 755-3393.

Hands Only CPR with the Red Cross
Monday, January 22 – 6 PM
Diane Hudson of the American Red Cross will be giving free instruction on Hands-Only Citizen CPR. This event is open to Teens/Young Adults as well as Adults. Registration required; call (309) 755-3393.

Teen Cupcake War
Tuesday, January 23 – 5:30 PM
Think you’ve got what it takes to take the cake? Prove it! Compete to win the best teen cupcake challenge. Visit our Facebook page, website at for updates. Space is limited to 20 warriors. Registration required; call (309) 755-3393.

LEGO Club - Thursday, January 25, 3:30 PM 
Kindergarten through 5th graders are invited to join our LEGO Club! Based on age and skill level, each child will recreate a Lego image; January’s theme is “Oceans.”

Teen Advisory Board Meetings Last Tuesday Every Month – 5:30 PM
Make the Teen space in the Library your own. Bring ideas for books you’d like to read. Become involved in your community. Earn volunteer hours. Be a part of the Teen Advisory Board and “Go Ahead. Boss us around!”


See the January Library Activities Full Schedule

Checkout Our New Downloadables for
Comic Books & Games
Available with your Silvis Library Card!

Comics plus Library Edition

Read digital graphic novels and comic books like Life with Archie, Big Nate, and thousands of others through iOS and Android Mobile Apps.


Download and play unlimited Android and PC games for free. No holds, no waiting. Download to your computer and play them whenever and wherever you are - no Internet required!

Jurassic Park

PWho's excited for Jurassic World 2 releasing later this year starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt?
Did you know Jurassic Park comics are available on Comics Plus: Library Edition through your library?

Garfield's Wild Ride

In Garfield's dreams, he can fly! Just touch the screen to take off and release to descend. Avoid obstacles and enemies to clear the various levels. On your way, collect coins and lasagna to help Garfield. With those, you will be able to customize Garfield with fun accessories and add power-ups. Dive into this colorful cartoon world that everybody can enjoy. Download and play Garfield Wild Ride (PC) on OnePlay through your library's website!!