Rock Island Southwest Library Branch Holds Monthly Book Sales

The Southwest Branch of the Rock Island Public Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, holds a monthly book sale.

The next date is Tuesday, August 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Southwest Branch Community Room. The monthly sale repeats on the first Tuesday of each month at the Southwest branch only. Book buyers can fill a bag for a donation from the selection of old library items and donated books.

Shopping bags are available, or shoppers can purchase a library tote bag for $3 each or 2 bags for $5 and fill them to the brim for a voluntary donation.

The library is recruiting volunteers to help with this monthly sale. To volunteer, leave your name and contact information at the sale with South West Branch staff or the Tari Weeks Book Sale Coordinator. Potential volunteers can also use the Contact Us form on the library’s website or call the library’s public relations liaison at 309-732-7303.

Upcoming sales and schedules are as follows:

  • Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about library events and services, visit, call 309-732-7323 (READ), or follow the library’s social media pages.