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Do you know the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse?

Monday, August 7 2017

6:30 – 7:15
 Presentation by The Popular Astronomy Club Inc.

7:15 – 8:15 Crafts, tour the mobile observatory parked behind the Library, use their telescopes.

8:11 PM Sunset; Library closes at 8 PM, but the mobile observatory & telescopes stay until 9 PM!!

Solar Eclipse glasses will be handed out to everyone in attendance thanks to the Space Science Institute.

Lunar Eclipse: Monday, August 7th

Solar Eclipse: Monday, August 21st

Job Opening - Library Clerk – Children's Coordinator


Monday, July 3rd, 1 pm: Library Closing Early

Tuesday, July 4th: Library Closed

make and takeSaturday, July 1st, 1 pm: Make and Take- Independence Day Craft
Bring your child[ren] in to make a craft to show your patriotic spirit. Space is limited to 20 children; please call (309) 755-3393 to register.

magic show

Wednesday, July 5th, 10 am: Magic Show with Laura Rae Anderson at McGeHee Center- Schadt Park
Starting with a short comical Harry Houdini routine this high energy show is full of audience participation and laughs. Vern the bird will be trying out as a magic helper also. As a grand finale one audience member will be suspended over one chair. Be sure to come for laughs and see magic with Laura Rae Anderson.

skate partyTuesday, July 11th, 6 pm: Skate City Party
Join the rest of the Quad Cities area libraries and their Summer Reading patrons for a few cool hours of skating and partying at Skate City QCA- 1140 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline, IL 61244.


Saturday, July 15th, 10 am- noon: Summer Reading Program Carnival at Schadt Park
The Summer Reading Program has come to an end! This is the last day to drop off your completed log books at the Silvis Library to enter for great grand prizes! Then head on up to Schadt Park for games and even more prizes. Event sponsored by Eye Surgeons Associates and Royal Neighbors Chapter 20167.

Showtime at Silvis - Summer Series
Every Friday at 1:00pm
See the calendar for the specific movies



STEM StudioChildren's STEM Studio Program
Kindergarten through 5th graders are invited to join and participate in a STEM related craft or activity to keep their learning minds in shape throughout the summer. Every Thursday at 6:00pm through August 10th!




See the July 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 Mobile App for iPad or iPhone


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!

Angry Birds

Angry Birds, the world's most popular mobile-game franchise, is available as a comic book series! The Angry Birds are on the move by air, land, and sea in this exciting volume, which collects the first four issues of the series! Check out issues of Angry Birds comics on Comics Plus: Library Edition through your library.

Download and read X-O Manowar on ComicsPlus for Libraries through your library's website. Recommended for Teens/Young Adults

Heart's Medicine

If you are one of the many Delicious Emily`s fans, then you will love this game! You are playing Allison who is an aspiring surgeon. She finds herself falling for Daniel, who is the head of the hospital. But then she bumps into and old flame, Connor. She is now stuck in a love triangle until one day when Daniel suffers a terrible accident, and Allison may be the only one who can save him. Ready for a real love story? Download and play Heart's Medicine: Time to Heal on OnePlay for Libraries through your library.