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Bettendorf Public Library Commemorates 19th Amendment anniversary with live Canton Visit

August 5th, 2020

In recognition of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Bettendorf Public Library will be hosting a historical performance on August 26th at 7:00 PM. Historian Laura F. Keyes will perform as suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton in a live virtual presentation. The performance is free thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. Registration is required and can be made by calling the 563-344-4179 or by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4454379. Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for equal rights for women for over fifty years. Upon her death in... Read More

Bi-Cultural Writers Reading Interwoven Work At Bettendorf Public Library

December 8th, 2019

READ LOCAL featuring contributors from We The Interwoven, Vol. 2 will take place Wednesday, December 11,  at 7 PM – 8:30 PM at Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722). Read Local, a program partnership between the Bettendorf Public Library and the Midwest Writing Center that spotlights local authors six times a year, returns to BPL in December for a special year-end event. Sarah Elgatian, Davenport native and contributor to WE THE INTERWOVEN, VOLUME 2 (published by the Iowa Writers House in 2019) will be joined by fellow INTERWOVEN contributors Dawson Davenport,... Read More

The Learning Campus Discovery Fair Providing Fun for the Entire Family!

August 16th, 2019

Are you ready for some free family fun this weekend? Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum, The Learning Campus Discovery Fair will take place this Saturday Aug 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Bettendorf Public Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include: Magic Hovercraft Rides Hands-On Science Pottery Bubbles Drawing Water Colors Clowning Paper Rockets Flower Arrangement   Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations,... Read More

Bettendorf Library Kicks Off Outdoor Summer Concert Series this Thursday

June 4th, 2019

The Bettendorf Public Library kicks off their highly anticipated Summer Concert Series this week! Returning for its 8th year in a row, Summer Concert Series is made possible by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and is sponsored by TBK Bank, Mel Foster Co. and Build to Suit. The outdoor concerts are held at Faye’s Field located just south of the Library on 18th St in Bettendorf. These free concerts will take place every Thursday from Jun 6 through Aug 8 at 6:30 p.m., and will be held come rain, shine or oppressive heat. In case of inclement weather, the backup location will be inside... Read More