FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUESTS
FOIA Officer Jeffrey Stafford
Robert R. Jones Public Library
900 First Street, P.O. Box 190
Coal Valley, IL. 61240
Newspapers At the Library
Did your know our library currently receives our two local newspapers, the QC Times and the Dispatch, as well as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal?
Library Assistant-Permanent part-time position, 13 hrs. per week
General circulation desk duties, shelving, processing, etc.
Pay rate $11.00 to $13.00 per hour depending on prior relevant experience.
Flexibility in Scheduling Essential!
Send resume and description of previous job experience to:
Jeffrey Stafford, Director, Robert R. Jones Public Library
900 First Street, PO Box 190, Coal Valley, Il. 61240
Illinois in World War I
A one-hour presentation by
Award-Winning Writer and Researcher
Tom Emery, Contributor to The Dispatch
Thur. Oct. 2nd 6:30pm
Free Admission, Comments and Questions Welcome
AUGUST STORY HOUR THEMES
Storyhour is every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs, an activity, game, or craft and a snack. No registration is required.
August 7th – Outer Space!
Have fun listening to books about the solar system, try making your own space craft and eat an out of this world snack!
August 14th – Planes!
August 19th is officially National Aviation Day! Hear stories about how flight first occurred with the Wright brothers and make your own airplane shooter to take home.
August 21st- Happy Birthday Author: Vicki Cobb and the Five Senses
Join us for a storyhour filled with fun science based activities while listening to some of Vicki Cobb’s books and other books about the five senses.
August 28th – Parents! Grandparents!
This storyhour is devoted to the ones who love and care for us – our parents! But would you ever trade them? Find out what author Laura Numeroff would have done in her book! Create a "hug” to send to grandparents or a parent who lives far away (if it’s a grandparent, they should receive it just in time for Grandparent’s Day on Sept. 9th)
" PAWS TO READ SUMMER PROGRAM "
Kids have had a great time at the library this summer participating in our summer reading program! Over 115 children participated and turned in their reading minutes. We are so proud of our kids for their accomplishments and we hope they will remember to participate again next summer! We would like to thank all the people and businesses that made the reading program the success that it was!
An extra special thanks to:
Blackhawk Bank and Trust – providing advertising help and prizes
Celebration River Cruises – providing prizes
Coal Valley Happy Joes and Rudy’s Tacos – providing advertising help and prizes
Country Style Ice Cream – providing advertising help and prizes and ice cream for finale party
Jeff Stafford – providing one of two grand prizes
McDonald’s of Moline – providing prizes
QC Family Entertainment Center – providing prizes
Walmart of Moline – providing one of two grand prizes
The Marx Family – providing books to give away as half-way prizes
Stacey Teager, Quad City Animal Welfare Center – providing education about pet safety and the animal shelter
Kim from Contented Canines – providing education about training pets
Dr. Jane Fixen from Oakwood Veterinary Clinic – providing education about being a veterinarian
Linda Taylor and her therapy dog, Honey – providing education about what therapy dogs do
Brian Fotzler – providing education about show horses and for bringing his miniature horses
Leif at West Music – providing education about musical instruments
Ronald McDonald- providing entertainment and teaching kids to juggle
Sheryl Solomonson – providing education and activities about winged animals
Keith Asmus of the Mississippi Valley Blood Center – providing educational entertainment
Victoria Reich – providing art camps and writing a grant for the camps from QC Arts Dollar$ Funds