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Come explore Rockford Public Library! Whether you need a blockbuster movie, bestselling novel, latest chart-topping album, or free program for the family, we're here to provide for all your entertainment and information needs. Rockford Public Library has five locations throughout the City of Rockford--the Hart Interim Library downtown, East Branch at 6685 E. State St., Rock River Branch at 3128 11th St., Rockton Center Branch at 3112 N. Rockton Ave., and the Montague Branch 1238 S. Winnebago. Visit our website for hours, featured programs and a look at all your library has for you!

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Don't miss this class in the Rockford SBDC Virtual Classroom on using Tik Tok for business!! This Thursday, April 8th at 11AM- follow the link to register!

Monday, April 5, 2021

Job Opening: RPL has an opening for 3 part-time Librarian Assistants. If you possess excellent customer service skills & enjoy working with the public, please consider applying. To learn more about the position, click here: https://bit.ly/3rKZx5K

Monday, April 5, 2021

Happy #NationalLibraryWeek! Show your library some love by visiting us online or following us on social media: www.rockfordpublilibrary.org.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

See what's new this week at the Rockford Public Library at:*** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=4100-207 ***There are two new bestsellers, one new movie, 56 new children's books, and 74 other new books.The new bestsellers this week are "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 21" and "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 20." The new movie this week is "Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait."https://www.facebook.com/rockfordpubliclibrary/videos/763582394361543/

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Here's a fun holiday! Tomorrow is Walk to Work Day! "Years of medical research has shown that walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy and keep your body in shape. So, once a year, why not take the doctor’s advice and walk to work on Walk to Work Day?".....#rockfordpubliclibrary #rpl #gorockford #enjoyillinois #withRPLican #librariesofinstagram #bookaddict #booklover #alwaysreading #booksofig #readersofinstagram #librarylife #LOL #loveourlibrary #loveRPL #publiclibrary #bookworm #readmorebooks #stayhealthy #putonyourwalkingshoes #walktoworkday #walktowork0ut #wereallinthistogether

Thursday, April 1, 2021

To honor the life & legacy and a giant in Children’s literature, our Hart Library Youth Services staff curated a display of Beverly Cleary’s most popular books. Check them out! Beverly Cleary passed away on March 25 and even though she's gone, her stories will remain forever in our lives. What is your favorite Beverly Cleary story?......#rockfordpubliclibrary #rpl #gorockford #enjoyillinois #withRPLican #librariesofinstagram #bookaddict #booklover #alwaysreading #booksofig #readersofinstagram #librarylife #LOL #loveourlibrary #loveRPL #publiclibrary #bookworm #readmorebooks #greatlove #greatstory #booknerd #beverlycleary #ramonaworld #ramonaforever

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Celebrate Library Giving Day - April 7!We're less than a week away from #LibraryGivingDay. This one-day fundraising event will occur on April 7 and will help us strengthen our community and transform lives every day. Our local public libraries have been tested in so many ways this past year. And thanks to you, we’ve met these challenges head-on. From expanding our virtual programs to offering curbside pickup and so much more, we’ve realized something amazing in the process, that Rockford Public Library is truly more valuable than ever be before.This Spring Rockford Public Library’s new Mobile Library will be hitting the streets! Where bricks and mortar limit how many people we can serve, this service model allows us to meet people where they are. The Mobile Library will expand our reach to many neighbors, community centers, senior centers, festivals, and partner organizations.The third annual #LibraryGivingDay takes place on April 7. Your gift will allow us to reach more people, expanding their opportunities to read, play and learn. How your contribution can help!• $25 gift will purchase 3 board books for new readers • $50 gift will purchase 3 graphic novels for teens • $100 gift will purchase 6 new adult fiction books, including large print • $250 gift will purchase 6 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) kits • $500 gift will purchase equipment so we may host video gaming and Family Mobile Movie Nights If you love your local public library, please make a Library Giving Day gift today! http://bit.ly/2rxeSgC

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Storytime with Miss Stacihttps://www.facebook.com/rockfordpubliclibrary/videos/5122389897835157

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Calling all library lovers: Support Rockford Public Library on #LibraryGivingDay! The one-day fundraising event will help us strengthen our community and transform lives every day. http://bit.ly/2rxeSgC

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Register now for the Poetry of Women, a virtual poetry salon with Rockford's Poet Laureate Christine Swanberg & Youth Laureate Jocelyn Kuntz tonight at 6:30 pm. Explore poetry that celebrates women! Click the link to sign up now! https://bit.ly/39bwgL3

Monday, March 29, 2021