Quantcast
   
Friday - November 27, 2020
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Bettendorf Public Library Presenting Presidential Event

October 11th, 2020

The Bettendorf Public Library is offering tickets to a time-traveling presidential event. From October 19th through October 25th, the Library will offer admission to a virtual edition of Community Connections: The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. The program welcomes Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, where he’ll describe his campaign and election experiences over his eventful career when the very destiny of our nation was at stake. Admission to the event will be available through the Library’s website at http://www.bettendorflibrary.com. No registration... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Lighting Up Homes With October Take Home Workshop

October 8th, 2020

The Bettendorf Public Library is inspiring creativity at home with its monthly Take Home Workshop for adults. Starting on Thursday, October 22nd, take home kits designed for teens ages 16 through adult will available for pick up at the library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. This month’s Take Home Workshop will feature Colorful Translucent Tea Light Shades. The kits contain supplies needed to follow along on the Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop YouTube playlist and are free thanks the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. The Bettendorf... Read More

Families Invited To Paint The Lot At The Family Museum This Weekend

October 2nd, 2020

Families of all artistic abilities are invited to “Paint the Lot” at the Family Museum on Saturday, October 3. The event will run 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. Cost is $50 per parking spot and participants must be registered prior to event. All proceeds will go to the Family Museum Foundation. The Museum held its first Paint the Lot event in 2017 as a fundraiser for its 20th anniversary. Families painted original designs that have withstood many Iowa winters and summers. The Museum staff decided to bring back the event since it lends itself well to social distancing – the event is outside and the... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library Offers Craft Days With Fall Flair

September 23rd, 2020

Decorating your home for Halloween won’t be a problem with the help of the Bettendorf Public Library. Starting on September 24th, take home kits designed for people ages 16 through adults will available for pick up at the library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf while supplies last. This month’s Take Home Workshop features pompom eyeball garlands. The kit contains supplies needed to follow along on the Bettendorf Public Library’s Take Home Workshop YouTube playlist and is free thanks the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. The Bettendorf Public Library... Read More

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

Translate