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RIMSD #41 Virtual Backpack
The information below is approved for distribution in RIMSD and also includes school-specific events and happenings in the district. The materials that are posted are for informational purposes only and does not imply any endorsement by the Rock Island-Milan School District #41. Approval guidelines and process >>

Tutor Connection – The United Way Quad Cities is offering Quad Cities Tutor Connection, an easy-to-access tutor connecting site for parents with students in grades K-12. Tutors are college students, experienced teachers, and retired teachers with the experience and knowledge to assist with a range of coursework and learning modalities. Learn more here>>

Figge Art Museum Virtual Family Day - Your free registration grants your family a 2-week access to our virtual line-up, which means you can choose your day to play! Free family activity packets will be available at the museum for each registrant. Online options may include how-to videos, interviews, art projects, performances, discovery prompts, discussion questions, and a free family pass to visit the museum.
For this family day, grab your family and explore the exhibition Seating by Design through virtual activities. Watch videos, design your own chair, and engage in great discussions about designing fun and functional objects. Registration is FREE and families can choose the option to pick up free Activity Packs at the museum for added fun.
  • Virtual Learning with Nahant Marsh - Check out their YouTube page for educational videos.
  • German American Heritage Center & Museum - Tour the exhibits and visit the building from the safety of your home.
  • Butterworth Center Activities for Home - Fun and educational activities will help your students learn about the trip west that many pioneers took by covered wagon in the early 1800s.
  • Figge Museum’s Virtual Museum - Check out their website and explore the virtual museum.
  • Putnam Museum Fun at Home - Enjoy a collection of fun science experiments and activities YOU can do and make learning come alive at home
  • Learn from home with the QC Botanical Center - Create your own little ecosystem at home with this how-to guide on terrarium building with Mr. Greg. Check in with the Qc Botanical each weekday at noon for education time with Mr. Greg  on their Facebook Page
  • Virtual Zoo 2U -  Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Niabi Zoo posts share animal tales, encounters with many of our animal family members, conservation actions, zookeeper chats and so much more online!
Rock Island Public Library Library 2 Go Schedule! Check the schedule below ( or download a PDF here ) to find out when the Mobile Library is visiting a school! Parental approval is needed for library card applicants under 17. An application can be sent home with a student, and they can bring it back to the Mobile Library (or our Downtown/Southwest locations). For more information visit 
RIPL Library 2 Go
Library 2 Go