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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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Good news! Chromebooks & Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots are now available to borrow from the Hart Interim Library! Don't forget these items are also available at the Montague Branch and on the Mobile Library. Find out more at https://tinyurl.com/vtc5nhb6

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

REPOST Do you remember MW? Montgomery Ward, 212-222 N. Church St., interior view. Look at the lights and pillars. Today the address is 214 N. Church St. and the main Rockford Public Library is there until the new library is built at 215 N. Wyman St. Photo from Rockford Reminisce

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

There's still time to join the Summer Reading Challenge and earn prizes for reading. Kids ages birth to 5th grade who join will get a FREE SRC t-shirt (while supplies last). Register now and start logging your minutes via the Beanstack app. Follow the link for more information and to join. https://tinyurl.com/57zzwzz6

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

It’s National French Fries Day! Your young scientist will love this fun & engaging novel by David Baldacci. Available now at RPL's Hart Interim Library! #nationalfrenchfriesday #nationalfrenchfryday

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Engage your passion with Craftsy!Good news, the online resource for step-by-step maker videos is now available on hoopla digital. Instantly borrow over 140 hours of instructional videos like Artisan Bread Making, 25 Baking Techniques, a Startup Sewing Session, and more with your RPL library card. No holds, no wait! https://bit.ly/3wAJdXI

Monday, July 12, 2021

See what's new this week at the Rockford Public Library at:*** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=4100-221 ***There are three new bestsellers, two new movies, 55 new children's books, and 54 other new books. The new bestsellers this week are "Six Crimson Cranes," "Gods & Monsters," and "That Weekend." The new movies this week are "WWE: Hell in a Cell 2021" and "The Mysteries of Mental Illness."

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Congrats Zaila! Side note: She practices 13,000 words a day to prepare for a spelling bee! Unimaginable!NOLA.COMWho is Zaila Avant-garde? 5 things to know about the national spelling bee champion

Friday, July 9, 2021

Looking for something new to watch? Check out these July picks from #hoopla. https://bit.ly/2Vr8Nlb

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Today's #earlyliteracy tip: Talking with children is one of the best ways to help them learn new words and information. Talk to your young child or infant frequently throughout the day.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Check out a Chromebook and/or mobile hotspot today! Visit the Montague Branch or the Mobile Library. Follow the link for more information. https://bit.ly/3d0Jnka

Wednesday, July 7, 2021