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Iowa Statehood Book Club Presented by the Davenport Public Library

February 21st, 2021

Join us for the whole year in celebrating the 175th Anniversary of Iowa by discussing books relating to Iowa history. We will be starting off the conversation with each of the four books selected by the State Historical Society of Iowa’s Iowa History Book Club. We will be offering a local perspective on these topics with the help of the staff of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. On Wednesday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm, we will be discussing “Iowa: The Middle Land” by Dorothy Schwieder. Books are available through the Rivershare Library Catalog. Registration is not required.... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library’s Get Lit book club to discuss The House by Paco Roca

February 3rd, 2021

The Bettendorf Public Library’s book club for adventurous souls, Get Lit will be exploring the graphic novel genre with a discussion of The House by Paco Roca on February 9th at 7:00 PM. The book discussion is open to adults and will be held virtually via GoToMeeting. Registration is required for this free event and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4512341 or by calling 563-344-4179. A limited number of books are available on a first come basis at the Information Desk of the Bettendorf Public Library. To sign-out a book, please visit the Library at 2950 Learning... Read More

World Read Aloud Day Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

February 1st, 2021

It’s World Read Aloud Day! Join us on Wednesday, February 3rd at 3:00 pm on Facebook Live as one of our librarians reads her favorite story out loud to you. Participate in the World Read Aloud Day challenge across social media! Snap a photo or video of you reading aloud, challenge 3 of your friends to join the fun, use the hashtags #WRADChallenge and #WorldReadAloudDay, and tag the Davenport Public Library on Facebook, @davenportlib on Twitter, and @davenportlibrary on Instagram. We can’t wait to see you read! Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events... Read More

‘The Library Book’ by Susan Orlean Book Discussion Presented by the Davenport Public Library

January 26th, 2021

Cure the winter blues and join us for a virtual book discussion on Wednesday, January 27th at 6:30 pm. We will be discussing “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. Copies of the book are available at our Eastern Avenue curbside location for patrons to borrow for this book club. This program will meet virtually using GoToMeeting. No registration is required. Information about how to join is listed below. ‘The Library Book’ by Susan Orlean book discussion Wed, Jan 27, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CST) Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/402755917 You... Read More

Virtual Book Clubs for Adults Presented by the Davenport Public Library

January 24th, 2021

The Davenport Library offers a variety of virtual book clubs for adults covering a wide range of interests. Join us for one (or more!) of these engaging clubs! Shorts & Sweets – Second Mondays at 10:00 am – Discuss a new short story every month with a variety of different authors both current and classics. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/dpl-shortsandsweets West End Book Club – Second Tuesdays at 6:30 pm – The West End Book Club reads a variety of fiction and non-fiction books. Books are available at the drive-up window at the Fairmount Library. At this time, our meetings... Read More

Project Quad-Cities Hosting Online LGBTQ Book Club

April 25th, 2020

Are you an LGBTQ+ adult in the Quad Cities looking to stay connected to your community during COVID-19? Join The Project Quad Cities for a FREE virtual book club! Just fill out a quick RSVP form so The Project can collect an address to ship the book to. Reserve your spot by April 28. Please note there are only have ten (10) spots available. They will take registrations on a first come first serve basis. If they cannot accept your registration, they will inform you via email. Virtual meeting information will be shared with those who RSVP via email. Discussion Date: Monday, May 18 Discussion Time:... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

November 15th, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

October 15th, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

September 15th, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Full of Fall Fun!

August 22nd, 2019

As the leaves are turning colors and the temperatures cool, Rock Island Public Library is going to be falling over itself to make autumn a fun season for area families! The library has a full slate of events upcoming. Here’s the lowdown: Back to School! August – December 2019 Events Adults, General Audiences New: Bangtan Book Club. Monthly on Thursdays at 5:30 pm, see date for location. Do you know BTS, the Korean-pop band? Then you know their music is filled with literary influences! Join us monthly as we meet to discuss the books that have inspired certain BTS albums. Starting... Read More