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Storytime Live! with the Davenport Public Library

May 11th, 2020

Join the Davenport Public Library every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live for Storytime Live! The Youth Services Department will be reading some stories, singing some song and will hopefully brighten your day! Visit the Davenport Public Library on Facebook for more information!   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 10th: Drive-Bys, Derbies, Dancing and MORE!

May 10th, 2020

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’ll 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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Teens Enjoy a Full Array of Video Games at Davenport Public Library

August 26th, 2018

Hey teens! Do you have a love for video games? Want to try out new systems and games while making new friends? The Davenport Public Library (3000 N Fairmount Street Davenport) is hosting its last Teen Gaming at Fairmount this Wednesday Aug 29 from 3-5 p.m. for teens ages 11-19. Come hang out with other local teens joining together for a common cause! Video games! Play new and old favorites, on systems including PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii. Plus enjoy space for tabletop gaming! For more information, including upcoming dates for Teen Gaming at Fairmount, visit http://events.davenportlibrary.com/event/teen_gaming_4344#.W4ARQehKg2w. Don’t... Read More

Time For A Royal Wedding Shower

May 10th, 2018

Have you fallen victim to the Royal Wedding fever? Then come celebrate with a Royal Wedding Shower! This Saturday May 12 your presence is requested for a bridal shower for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! This amazing event will take place at the Davenport Public Library (6000 Eastern Avenue Davenport) from 2-3 p.m. While you sample tea and eat cake, enjoy trivia and wedding shower games. Make your own fascinator to wear while you watch the wedding! For more information and to show interest, please visit http://events.davenportlibrary.com/event/royal_wedding_shower#.WvIp94gvw2w. This is one wedding... Read More

Build Your World At DPL’s Minecraft Contest

June 22nd, 2017

Summer is officially here! The time when parents picture their children playing outside all day long with neighborhood friends. That was until the wildly popular game, Minecraft, came into the picture. It’s no secret that creepers, Enderman and pickaxes have taken over most homes since 2009 when the game was first released. But video games are supposed to be bad for kids, right? Not this one! If you have either watched your children play this game or were brave enough to try it yourself, you will find very quickly that the critical thinking skills needed to play are actually quite intense. Yet... Read More

Uncover Your Family Secrets!

April 28th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to research your ancestry? Not sure where to start or what to look for? The Davenport Public Library has come to the rescue! On Sunday, April 30 the Main Library (321 Main Street Davenport) Special Collections will be open for special hours for their Genealogy Night! From 3-8pm patrons can come and research, meet other genealogists, get tips and tricks, and eat dinner! The cost for dinner is $10 and includes BBQ pulled pork, veggies, chips and assorted desserts. Registration is not required, but encouraged for food planning. You can register by calling (563) 326-7902. Come... Read More

It’s Going To Be A Beast Of A Party

March 24th, 2017

Due to the newly released live-action version of a classic Disney animation, the nation has been swept away by Beauty and the Beast fever! The Davenport Public Library would like to invite you to be their guest, and attend their very own Beauty and the Beast Party! The party will take place at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library (6000 Eastern Ave Davenport) on Saturday, March 25 from 10-11am. Come to this one of a kind celebration of the new movie with games, crafts and more! You can also visit their Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/683244511862248/. This is a free event for... Read More