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Learn About Opera With Opera 101 From Opera Quad-Cities Tonight

April 13th, 2023
Learn About Opera With Opera 101 From Opera Quad-Cities Tonight

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting free musical programs designed to introduce listeners to the beauty of classical singing. From January through May, Opera Quad Cities will be offering monthly introductory experiences with classical singing at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. The latest one is tonight at 7 p.m.  The mission of Opera Quad Cities is to bring the art of classical singing to everyone. This Opera “101” series is a cooperative venture between the Bettendorf Public Library and Opera Quad Cities. The programs are designed to... Read More

Find Some Fun In Illinois And Iowa This Week In Our Latest FUN10!

April 2nd, 2023
Find Some Fun In Illinois And Iowa This Week In Our Latest FUN10!

Looking for some fun in Illinois and Iowa this week? Well, if you’re on the prowl for cool things in the Quad-Cities area and beyond, check out our Fun10! Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library offers Learning Libby class in April

March 28th, 2023
Bettendorf Public Library offers Learning Libby class in April

Bettendorf, IA – Bettendorf Public Library cardholders have immediate access to thousands of online books, audiobooks, and magazines through the library’s subscription to Libby. Cardholders can use this digital library for free on a myriad of handheld devices or a computer. On Wednesday, April 5th at 6:30 PM, staff at the Bettendorf Public Library are offering Learning Libby. This hands-on program will teach participants how to use the Libby app to access the Library’s virtual collections. The class will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf.... Read More

Brown Bag Lunch live concerts returning to the Bettendorf Public Library

September 13th, 2022
Brown Bag Lunch live concerts returning to the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library’s Brown Bag Lunch concert series is returning to a live format, kicking off the season on Friday, September 23rd at 12:00 p.m. with a 45-minute music performance. Brown Bag Lunch offers community members of all ages to bring a meal to enjoy alongside a free concert. The September event will feature singer, songwriter Lewis Knudsen playing in a variety of styles. The concert takes place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. No registration is required to attend. Lewis Knudsen is a well-traveled and seasoned artist whose... Read More

Fit Fest, Eddie Turner, ‘Odd Couple’ And More In This Week’s FUN10!

February 20th, 2022
Fit Fest, Eddie Turner, 'Odd Couple' And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Friends Of Bettendorf Library Add New Wednesday Hours

August 24th, 2021
Friends Of Bettendorf Library Add New Wednesday Hours

The operating hours of the book shop run by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library have been increased by adding Wednesday hours 12:00-4:00.  The book shop, located in the previous coffee shop area, will be open Monday through Wednesday 12:00-4:00 and Saturday 11:00-3:00 beginning September 7.  Several thousand books are on sale, most for $1 each, with pocket books, chapter books and teen books for $0.50 and children’s books for $0.25.  Stock is regularly rotated with no books on display more than two months.  All proceeds from the shop are used to support library programs. ABOUT the... Read More

Tomfoolery At Tremont, Theater At Playcrafters, Virtual Concerts And More In This Week’s FUN10

July 18th, 2021
Tomfoolery At Tremont, Theater At Playcrafters, Virtual Concerts And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Brown Bag Virtual Concert available throughout July via the Bettendorf Public Library

July 17th, 2021
Brown Bag Virtual Concert available throughout July via the Bettendorf Public Library

Bettendorf, IA – The Bettendorf Public Library’s popular Brown Bag Lunch series is offering the community a month-long virtual opportunity to enjoy local music. Running through the entirety of July, a performance by Rebecca Casad and Alan Morrison will be available via the Bettendorf Public Library’s YouTube channel. No registration is required to access this online concert and viewing is free thanks to the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Brown Bag Lunch concerts are part of the Bettendorf Public Library’s rich history in highlighting local musicians. Rebecca Casad’s... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Hosting Virtual Photography Workshop For Teens

October 3rd, 2020
Bettendorf Public Library Hosting Virtual Photography Workshop For Teens

Teens looking to flex their photography skills and learn advanced photo techniques will want to check out the Bettendorf Public Library’s new virtual offering. Starting on October 6th at 6:00 PM, the Library will host a photography workshop through GoToMeeting designed specifically for teens. The workshop will cover the basics of photography the first week progressing with more advance techniques over the course of four weeks. This workshop is free thanks to the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Registration is required and is for all four sessions. To register, those... Read More

Quad-Cities Joins Centennial Celebration of Women’s Suffrage

August 22nd, 2020
Quad-Cities Joins Centennial Celebration of Women’s Suffrage

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly feature looking at a person, topic, or trend of interest in the Quad-Cities and nationwide.   This past week was a historic one for women in U.S. politics and the electoral system. One day after the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (giving some women the right to vote), California U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, accepted the Democratic Party nomination to be vice president Wednesday night. The 55-year-old (who would not only be the first woman, but the first black and south Asian to take that office) recognized the... Read More