Library Events

Be sure to check out some exciting upcoming library programs below:

  • Roaring in Rockford - A Midway Village Museum Exhibit

    Friday, February 14 2020 12:00am - 11:59pm A Women's Suffrage Movement exhibit showcasing local connections to the eventual ratification of the 19th Amendment. It features real stories about local suffragists in the Rockford area.

  • True Story Book Club

    Thursday, February 13 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm A book club for all types of nonfiction!

  • Coding Club

    Thursday, February 13 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm Are you interested in coding and computer science? Beginners and experts alike are welcomed to join us for Coding Club! Learn different methods of coding while collaborating with other coders.

  • Chess Night at the Rockford Public Library

    Thursday, February 13 2020 6:00pm - 7:45pm It is never to early, or late, to learn the game of chess. Chess boards, notation sheets, and clocks will be provided.

  • Evening Storytime

    Thursday, February 13 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm Now on Thursdays only. Meet Ms. Abby in the Children's area for picture book stories and a take home craft.

  • Prairie State Legal-- Lawyers in the Library

    Thursday, February 13 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm Meet with an attorney for a one-on-one consultation.

  • Roaring in Rockford - A Midway Village Museum Exhibit

    Thursday, February 13 2020 12:00am - 11:59pm A Women's Suffrage Movement exhibit showcasing local connections to the eventual ratification of the 19th Amendment. It features real stories about local suffragists in the Rockford area.

  • DiversCITY

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm DiversCITY provides a safe space and peer support for LGBTQ youth and their allies.

  • Slime Time!

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm Join us at the library for some Slime Time! We will provide all the ingredients necessary to make your own slime creation to take home with you. Ages 8-13

  • Kiddo Studio

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm Ms. Kara joins us for more fun and creative art projects. Dress for a mess. All material provided. Ages 5-10.

  • Resume and Cover Letter Clinic

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm Drop in session for resume and cover letter help. Get help with formatting, spelling and grammar

  • The Twisted Stitches Knitting Group

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm Fun with yarn

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 11:15am - 12:15pm Storytime fun for preschoolers!

  • Read and Feed

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 11:00am - 11:30am Read and Feed is an opportunity for nursing mothers to gather in a relaxed, quiet atmosphere at RPL's Hart Branch. Held each Monday and Wednesday following Babes and Books storytimes.

  • Cruisers and Walkers

    Wednesday, February 12 2020 10:15am - 11:00am Storytime for babies and toddlers!

For a full list of upcoming library programs please visit: https://services.rockfordpubliclibrary.org/events