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Popular Opera program events on the calendar at the Bettendorf Public Library

February 15th, 2024
Popular Opera program events on the calendar at the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library is inviting curious music lovers to partake in the Opera Quad Cities programs taking place through the end of 2023. Held on Thursday, February 15th at 7:00 PM, the individual events are designed to share the beauty of classical singing and operatic stories. These free programs do not require registration and take place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. More information about this series and other Bettendorf Public Library events are available at www.bettendorflibrary.com. ABOUT the Bettendorf Public Library Information... Read More

“Resurrecting Forest Grove” film to screens at the Bettendorf Library Jan. 18

January 18th, 2024
"Resurrecting Forest Grove” film to screens at the Bettendorf Library Jan. 18

BETTENDORF, IOWA – January 2, 2024 – Constructed in 1873, the Forest Grove one-room schoolhouse in Bettendorf has a rich history. On January 18th at 1:30 p.m., the Bettendorf Public Library’s Community Connection program will host a screening of the film Resurrecting Forest Grove. The movie will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the Emmy award-winning filmmakers, Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. Community Connections takes place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, Iowa. No registration Is required to attend this... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library announces upcoming Brown Bag Lunch concert dates

January 13th, 2024
Bettendorf Public Library announces upcoming Brown Bag Lunch concert dates

BETTENDORF, IOWA – January 10, 2024 – Live music lovers have cause to rejoice! The Bettendorf Public Library has published concert dates for its Brown Bag Lunch series through March. The popular events invite attendees to bring a sack lunch to enjoy alongside a free music performance. Each concert starts at 12:00 p.m. and is held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Brown Bag Lunch is open to all ages and registration is not required. Funding for Brown Bag Lunch performances is provided by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. The dates... Read More

Community Connections to explore the rich history of beer in the Quad Cities Dec. 8

December 8th, 2023
Community Connections to explore the rich history of beer in the Quad Cities Dec. 8

BETTENDORF, IOWA – November 20, 2023 – December’s Community Connections at the Bettendorf Public Library will offer a taste of the beer and brewing history of the Quad Cities. The authors of Quad Cities Beer: A History will share the heady heritage of the region on Friday, December 8th at 1:30 PM at the library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. The event is free, and registration is not required. Community Connections is sponsored by The Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Local authors Kristin DeMarr and Michael McCarty are both Midwest Writing Center award winners.... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library program offers an insider’s guide to Putnam Museum exhibit

November 27th, 2023
Bettendorf Public Library program offers an insider's guide to Putnam Museum exhibit

BETTENDORF, IOWA – November 13, 2023 – The Bettendorf Public Library will be peeking inside the Putnam Museum’s newest exhibit. The Community Connections: Common Ground: Our Voice, Our Stories event will take place on Thursday, November 30th at 1:30 PM. Participants will hear about how Quad Cities history was collected and represented in the Putnam Museum’s new regional history exhibit. Registration is not required to attend this free event. The Bettendorf Public Library’s monthly Community Connections series focuses on local history, interests, and people through lectures, travelogues,... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library program offers an insider’s guide to Putnam Museum exhibit

November 15th, 2023
Bettendorf Public Library program offers an insider's guide to Putnam Museum exhibit

BETTENDORF, IOWA – November 13, 2023 – The Bettendorf Public Library will be peeking inside the Putnam Museum’s newest exhibit. The Community Connections: Common Ground: Our Voice, Our Stories event will take place on Thursday, November 30th at 1:30 PM. Participants will hear about how Quad Cities history was collected and represented in the Putnam Museum’s new regional history exhibit. Registration is not required to attend this free event. The Bettendorf Public Library’s monthly Community Connections series focuses on local history, interests, and people through lectures, travelogues,... Read More

Hair-raising tales for all ages happening throughout October at the Bettendorf Library

October 29th, 2023
Hair-raising tales for all ages happening throughout October at the Bettendorf Library

BETTENDORF, IOWA – September 27, 2023 – Those looking for a taste of October-themed thrills will want to stop into the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus in Bettendorf. Three opportunities to listen to spine-tingling stories will take place in October. These three programs are all free and do not require registration. Friday, October 27th at 2:00 PM – Spooky Stories for Kids: Children in 3rd grade and older are invited to listen to spooky and sometimes hilarious stories around the faux campfire with Librarian, Miss Christine. Tuesday, October 31st at 2:00 PM –... Read More

Quad-Cities SCORE offers business class for entrepreneurs at the Bettendorf Public Library

October 18th, 2023
Quad-Cities SCORE offers business class for entrepreneurs at the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library and SCORE of the Quad Cities are hosting a class on Thursday, October 19 at 5:30 PM for local entrepreneurs. The free interactive workshop will give attendees an opportunity to talk and network with mentors and other entrepreneurs. October’s SCORE Business program will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Registration is not required to attend. SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth, and success of small businesses. The Quad Cities Chapter is run by over 40 volunteers... Read More

Watercolor Workshop scheduled for October 9th at the Bettendorf Public Library

September 27th, 2023
Watercolor Workshop scheduled for October 9th at the Bettendorf Public Library

BETTENDORF, IOWA – September 26, 2023 – The Bettendorf Public Library will be offering a Creation Studio Workshop: Watercolors on Monday, October 9th at 6:30 PM. Glenn Boyles of the Family Museum will lead participants in the basics of watercolor painting. The free workshop is designed for persons aged 16 and up. Registration is required and can be made at https://www.bettendorflibrary.com/event/9097656 or by calling the library at 563-344-4175. Creation Studio Workshops are made possible through sponsorship from The Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and Quad City Bank & Trust. The... Read More

How to Fix It: Drywall class to be offered at the Bettendorf Public Library

August 30th, 2023
How to Fix It: Drywall class to be offered at the Bettendorf Public Library

BETTENDORF, IOWA –August 23, 2023 – The Bettendorf Public Library and K&K Hardware have teamed up again to offer guidance on effective ways to maintain homes. How to Fix It: Drywall will be held on Wednesday, September 6th at 7:00 PM. The free class is open to the public and will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Casey Keller from K&K Hardware will provide instruction on patching holes to make walls look new again. K&K Hardware in Bettendorf has been operating since 1940. The Bettendorf Public Library values free, full,... Read More