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Learn How To Use YouTube To Grow Your Business At Davenport Public Library

January 2nd, 2021

Join Davenport Public Library Monday, January 4th at 6:30 pm to learn how to use YouTube to grow your business. Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand. This program will be presented virtually using GoToMeeting. No registration is required. We are offering this program in conjunction with Grow with Google. More information on how to join is listed below. Use YouTube to Grow Your Business Mon, Jan 4, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CST) Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:... Read More

Introduction to Book Fix Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 26th, 2020

Looking for book recommendations? Try our new Book Fix service! Join our librarian Wednesday, January 6th at 6:30 pm for a run-through of how to use this new service and receive personalized recommendations! Registration is not required. This program will be held virtually using GoToMeeting. Information about how to join is listed below. Book Fix Wed, Jan 6, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM (CST) Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/358228805 You can also dial in using your phone: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: 358-228-805 Keep up with our virtual programming... Read More

Charles A. Ficke: The Man and His Mansion Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 20th, 2020

Join Dr. William Roba on Monday, December 21st at 6:30 pm as he presents “Charles A. Ficke: The Man and His Mansion.” In this brief history of Mr. Ficke and his mansion at 1208 Main Street in Davenport, Iowa, we will scratch the surface of this interesting story. The presentation will premier on the Library’s YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/YtYesMQUMaU Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or... Read More

The Davenport Public Library Main St. Library Renovation to Begin December 28th

December 19th, 2020

The Davenport Public Library is excited to announce that the extensive renovation to its Main St. Library at 321 Main St. will begin on Monday, December 28th, 2020! For the safety of our patrons, the Main St. Library will be closed to the public beginning Monday, December 28th until the renovation is finished, currently projected to be March 2021. For our patrons who use the Main St. Library to pick up materials, this location will no longer be available beginning December 16th, 2020. Items already on hold at Main St. can still be picked up using Curbside Delivery until the end of the day Saturday,... Read More

“The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire” Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 16th, 2020

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, December 17th at 6:00 pm “The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire,” presented by Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum Archivist Craig Wright. To register, please visit https://bit.ly/dpl-thirdthursdaydecember. On Christmas Eve 1929, smoke was noticed by a White House telephone operator who sounded the alarm.  The fire was thought to be contained when the first engines arrived.  But flames suddenly appeared in areas outside of the fire... Read More

Davenport Public Library Holding Alzheimer’s And Dementia Program

December 14th, 2020

Join Davenport Public Library Wednesday, December 16th at 1:00 pm for “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia.” Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research, and treatments available to address some symptoms. Resources offered by the Alzheimer’s Association will also be provided. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7204389 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events... Read More

Discover and Prepare for Flexible Careers with Google Tools Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 13th, 2020

Discover new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job search experience using G Suite tools. This program is meant to assist transitioning service members, military spouses, and veterans as they build civilian careers and businesses, but certain parts may apply to civilians as well This program will be presented virtually on Wednesday, December 16th at 6:30 pm using GoToMeeting. No registration is required. We are offering this program in conjunction with Grow with Google. More information on how to join is listed below. Discover and Prepare for Flexible... Read More

Check Out Special Collections Sessions: Soultru Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 10th, 2020

Local music lovers! Tune in Saturday, December 12th at 7:00 pm on Davenport Public Library’s YouTube channel for Special Collections Sessions featuring local artist & 2019 QC Beats musician Soultru! Watch it here: https://youtu.be/GZwFXifz8NA. Special Collections Sessions is a mini music concert in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library. QC Beats is an online audio streaming service of a curated collection of local music that started in 2018 in partnership with Davenport Public Library, River Music Experience, and St. Ambrose University. QC Beats... Read More

Jólabókaflóð at the Davenport Public Library

December 10th, 2020

This is the year for a new holiday tradition! Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of gifting your favorite people with a favorite book to read that very night! Here at the library, our patrons are our favorite people and we would love to gift you with a favorite book this holiday season! Register by December 11th for a wrapped present to be picked up at the library of your choice between December 18th – 23rd. Kids (ages 0-10) register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-yulebookfloodfkids Teens (ages 11-19) register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-yulebookfloodteens Adults (ages 20+) register... Read More

Grocery Games Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

December 9th, 2020

Comparison shop via Zoom against your fellow Quad-Citizens during Grocery Games on Thursday, December 10th at 6:00 pm. Bragging rights and a highly coveted trophy are at stake for the best penny-pinching price-matcher in the Quad Cities. Make sure you have a Sharpie marker and notebook to display your price guesses when the time expires.  A calculator wouldn’t hurt either… Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7213766 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More