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Davenport Public Library Holding Virtual Public Forum To Meet New Directors Tomorrow

November 28th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Holding Virtual Public Forum To Meet New Directors Tomorrow

On Monday, November 29th, there will be a virtual public forum with our new Library Director candidates . This event will be held from 5-7PM |Virtually. This forum is open to anyone in the community. The link for the virtual event is below. Anyone who can’t access the virtual meeting from home can participate by coming to any of our three loca-tions to view the virtual meeting. Introductions will begin at 5pm and will be followed by presentations from our top three candidates. This session will be moderat-ed by Bradbury Miller. Questions are welcomed and encouraged and can be submitted via the... Read More

A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were NINJAS?

November 28th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were NINJAS?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

Book Signing For Ninja Wizards Action Novel, ‘The Arimathean’ Tomorrow In Davenport

November 27th, 2021
Book Signing For Ninja Wizards Action Novel, 'The Arimathean' Tomorrow In Davenport

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Invites Community Members to Become Library Ambassadors

November 26th, 2021
Bettendorf Public Library Invites Community Members to Become Library Ambassadors

One hallmark of a learning community is the free sharing of ideas, creativity, and opportunities. The staff at the Bettendorf Public Library is passionate about promoting the Library’s expansive array of resources and events. These offerings add value and richness to Bettendorf Public Library visitors’ lives in their quest for life-long learning. The Library believes that others will be just as excited about what it has to offer and is inviting the public to become BPL Ambassadors. The Bettendorf Public Library has opened up spots for volunteers who are willing to share what they love about... Read More

Responsible Gifting 101 at the Davenport Public Library

November 26th, 2021
Responsible Gifting 101 at the Davenport Public Library

Are you struggling with what to give your loved ones this holiday season? Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation, spiritual holiday, or other events, deciding on a gift can be stressful! It may be easy to grab a bottle of wine to bring to a party or a lottery ticket for a stocking stuffer, but did you know those gifts could be harmful to some individuals? On Wednesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm join Erin, a Prevention Specialist with the Center for Alcohol & Drug Services, Inc., to learn about responsible gifting and celebrating with care not only during the holiday season... Read More

What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards? Find Out In ‘The Arimathean’

November 25th, 2021
What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards? Find Out In 'The Arimathean'

In the action-packed fantasy novel The Arimathean, the three wise men and Joseph of Arimathea are ninja wizards, part of a secret society of warriors of the supernatural, who are entrusted to protect Joseph and Mary on the road to Bethlehem as King Herod and a cadre of demons led by Satan attempt to kill them before Jesus can be born! It’s a wild, fun, roller coaster ride of a novel that tells a totally different and fantastic version of the Christmas story! The novel will be signed by its author, Sean Leary, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at The Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Get... Read More

Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

November 24th, 2021
Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

If you’re feeling the November spirit of gratitude for your own blessings, the Rock Island Public Library is offering an easy way to give to people in need. The Library’s “Community Comforts” drive will collect donations of household supplies and personal care items through December 4. Collected items will be distributed to Heart of Hope Outreach Center and the Rocky Resource Room at Rock Island High School. “Personal care and hygiene items, paper products, cleaners, and other basic items are always in high demand, because they’re products people use every day,” says Karrah Kuykendall,... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Virtual Public Forum For Director Candidates On Monday

November 23rd, 2021
Davenport Public Library Hosting Virtual Public Forum For Director Candidates On Monday

On Monday, November 29th, there will be a virtual public forum with our new Library Director candidates . This event will be held from 5-7PM |Virtually. This forum is open to anyone in the community. The link for the virtual event is below. Anyone who can’t access the virtual meeting from home can participate by coming to any of our three loca-tions to view the virtual meeting. Introductions will begin at 5pm and will be followed by presentations from our top three candidates. This session will be moderat-ed by Bradbury Miller. Questions are welcomed and encouraged and can be submitted via the... Read More

DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

November 23rd, 2021
DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Clay Agate Ornaments – Tuesday, November 23rd at 6:00 pm at Fairmount: Have some FIMO Clay fun as we learn to make stunning faux agate ornaments. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenclayagateornaments. These programs are hosted indoors. Your family’s safety is important to us. Masks are recommended for teen attendees. Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety recommendations. These programs are subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates. Check our Facebook page for updates. These events are... Read More

Community Comforts Drive Continues At Rock Island Library Through December

November 21st, 2021
Community Comforts Drive Continues At Rock Island Library Through December

If you’re feeling the November spirit ofgratitude for your own blessings, the Rock Island Public Library is offering an easy way to give to people in need. The Library’s “Community Comforts” drive will collect donations of household supplies and personal care items through December 4. Collected items will be distributed to Heart of Hope Outreach Center and the Rocky Resource Room at Rock Island High School. “Personal care and hygiene items, paper products, cleaners, and other basic items are always in high demand, because they’re products people use every day,” says Karrah Kuykendall,... Read More