Distribution

Outdoor Newsstands

Many regular Reader pickup locations are experiencing closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are unable to access one of our traditional distribution spots, you can safely pick up a copy of our latest issue at any of the seven outdoor newsstands shown in the map below:


Regular Distribution Locations

19 Reader pickup locations at school campuses.

School Campuses

St. Ambrose University, Augustana College, Western Illinois University, Scott Community College, Black Hawk College, all area high schools, Capri College, Hamilton Tech, Kaplan University, and more.


26 Reader pickup locations at grocery and convenience stores.

Grocery and Convenience Stores

Hy-Vee, Schnucks, Hilltop Grocery and Spirits, Meatheads, TPC Cash and Carry, Central Grocery Stop & Shop, and more.


27 Reader pickup locations at medical and office buildings.

Medical and Office Buildings

Genesis Hospitals, DuTrac Community Credit Union, Eye Surgeons Associates, Trinity Hospitals, US Bank Buildings, and more.


39 Reader pickup locations at civic and performance venues.

Civic and Performance Venues

TaxSlayer Center, River Music Experience, Redstone Room, Bucktown Center for the Arts, Q.C. Botanical Center, Village Theatre, public libraries, college libraries, Circa ‘21, Adler Theatre/RiverCenter, Putnam Museum, Figge Art Museum, Quad City YMCA (all locations), Playcrafters, QCCA Expo Center, and more.


50 Reader pickup locations at service and retail stores.

Service and Retail Stores

Barnes & Noble, Co-Op Tapes & Records, Active Endeavors, City Line Plaza, D.A.V, Stuff Etc, Griggs Music, Chocolate Manor, R.I. Fitness & Activity Center, and more.


64 Reader pickup locations at hotels and visitors centers.

Hotels and Visitor Centers

Nearly ALL area hotels and motels including both Radissons, Steeplegate Inn, Jumers Hotel & Casino, Moline High School Lofts, 3 QCCVB Visitor’s Centers, the Quad City International Airport, and more.


166 Reader pickup locations at restaurants and pubs.

Restaurants and Pubs

The Hungry Hobo, Crane & Pelican Cafe, Antonella’s Ristorante & Pizzeria, Antonella’s II Sicilian Pizzeria, Pagalo’s Pizzeria & Gelato Cafe, Bent River Brewery, Mary’s on 2nd, Cafe Indigo, Armored Gardens, Baked Beer & Bread Co, Olive Tree Cafe, City Limits Saloon & Grill, LemonGrass Cafe, Cafe Fresh, Theo’s Java Club, Front Street Brewery, Exotic Thai, Ross’ Restaurant, and more.

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