Join us for the whole year in celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Iowa by discussing books relating to Iowa history. We will be starting off the conversation with each of the four books selected by the State Historical Society of Iowa’s Iowa History Book Club. We will be offering a Iowa Statehood Book Club Presented by the Davenport Public Librarylocal perspective on these topics with the help of the staff of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center.

On Wednesday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm, we will be discussing “Iowa: The Middle Land” by Dorothy Schwieder.

Books are available through the Rivershare Library Catalog. Registration is not required. This program is meeting virtually using GoTo Meeting. Information about how to join is listed below.

Iowa Statehood Book Club
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CST)

Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:

You can also dial in using your phone: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 259-988-573

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This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit or call the library at (563) 326-7832.


Iowa Statehood Book Club Presented by the Davenport Public Library
Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.