Show / Hide Navigation
Photo of library books on a shelf
Silvis Public Library logo

Monday to Thursday:
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Font Size
Click this button to change to smallest font size Click this button to change to medium font size Click this button to change to largest font size

summerSummer Reading Kick Off Special Event Saturday, June 9th, 1 pm
The Niabi Zoo visits to celebrate World Ocean Day and have a critter chat.

 

 

art

The Silvis Library is partnering with organizations and individuals to showcase local artists and their artworks of the community. Our next exhibit, titled Found Moments by local photographer Scott B. Swanson, creates spectacular images out of mundane places and things. Exhibit opens Thursday, June 14th at 6 pm, with Mr. Scott Swanson himself, hors d'oeuvres and light refreshments.

Have art you would like to display? Contact our director today!

fruitFALCON FARMS Story Time & Snack Wednesdays June 13th, 20th & 27th 2:30 pm Parents and Caregivers! Bring your children and their friends to the Community Room for:

  • Midday snack of a healthy fruit
  • Story, song with fine motor skills game, and a themed craft

NEWS

volunteerTuesday, June 5th- 5:30 pm
Come volunteer at the library. Fulfill needed service hours or use on job applications. We will be working on library skills and making cards for other nonprofit organizations.

anime manga Anime/Manga Club
Wednesday, June 13th– 4 pm Club Meeting
Choose or create your Avatar that will be put on your club T-shirt!

rocks - make and takeMake & Take- Rock Painting
Friday, June 15th- 1 pm

Travel back in time to when pet rocks were cool! Paint yours to have a personality of its own! Materials will be provided.

absolute scienceAbsolute Science with Rick Eugene Monday, June 25th- 10 am at McGehee Center, Norman Schadt Park
An educational program aimed at getting all ages engaged in the world of science through demonstrations and experiments they can take home!

MetroLinkDiscover Quad Cities with MetroLINK Thursday, June 21st- 6 pm
MetroLINK provides different services to travel around the Quad Cities. They include Metro's Fixed Route, Metro's ticket options, Metro's ticket programs and Metro's Tech Tools that can help riders get from point A to point B, and don't forget the Channel Cat! Attendees are entered in a raffle to win a family pack of Channel Cat rides.

travelVirtual Reality- Travel the World Saturday, June 23rd, 1– 4 pm
Jason Jensen will be providing his HTC VIVE in the library program room for a free virtual reality experience. Come explore the world with a virtual look at Google Earth, design interactive art with the Tilt Brush 3D painting tool, or test your courage in Richie's Plank Experience. This event is available for all ages.

 

See the June 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.


OnePlay

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!

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ghosts

Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise respond to a distress call and find a terribly wounded scientist aboard a marooned ship. While evaluating the planet below (and its two warring nations) for possible Federation membership, Picard discovers to his horror that the survivor of the disaster is foreseeing his death. Written by Eisner-nominated writer Zander Cannon (Top Ten), Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ghostsand other popular comics are available for checkout on RBdigital.

www.rbdigital.com/silvisil/service/comicsplus


Delicious - Emily's Home Sweet Home

Help the O'Malleys fix up their dream house! Download and play Delicious - Emily's Home Sweet Home on OnePlay for Libraries.

www.rbdigital.com/
silvisil/service/oneplay