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Davenport Public Library Hosting Medicare Program

August 30th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Hosting Medicare Program

The Davenport Public Library will be holding a Medicare 101 session at |Fairmount on Thursday, September 1st at 2pm. Open enrollment season is upon us.  Join our educational presentation as we tackle the following topics: • What does Medicare cover? • How much can I expect to pay? • When and where should I apply? • What are my options? • What if I’m still working? Coffee and light snacks provided. Registration is required. Learn more and register by visiting: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9390451  Read More

Bilingual Storytimes Taking Place Tonight At Davenport Public Library

August 17th, 2022
Bilingual Storytimes Taking Place Tonight At Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting two English/Spanish Bilingual Storytimes in August on Tuesday, August 16th |Fairmount at 6pm. Join us for bilingual English/Spanish storytimes this summer, co-hosted by leaders in the QC Latinx community! Everything you would expect from our traditional storytime – stories, music, and activities – will be presented in both English and Spanish language. English and Spanish speakers alike will enjoy these storytimes. These programs are geared for children ages 2-7, but all ages are welcome to attend and enjoy! Registration is required. Learn more... Read More

Davenport Public Library Still Running Summer Reading Program For Kids Through Aug. 31

August 15th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Still Running Summer Reading Program For Kids Through Aug. 31

The Davenport Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program runs through August 31st. Join the Davenport Public Library for our 2022 Summer Reading Challenge for all ages! Add some adventure to your summer with the Library’s Summer Reading Program: Read Beyond the Beaten Path! Children are invited to be explore nature, get creative, try new things, and find beauty in diversity with the Library this summer. Participating couldn’t be easier. Read books, attend a virtual or in-person program, or complete any of the fun activities from the reading log. Each thing you do earns a ticket into... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Event For Caregivers Of Toddler Children

August 9th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Hosting Event For Caregivers Of Toddler Children

The Davenport Public Library will an event for caregivers on Wednesday, August 17th |Main at 3pm. Help your little one hone a pre-writing skill that builds the foundation for drawing and writing letters and words. Create simple take-home activities that can build strength and coordination between your toddler’s fingers, hands, and wrists. Participants will leave the session with a ready-to-use activities for their child. This program is for parents and caregivers of toddler and pre-kindergarten-age children. Adults and teens only. Registration is required. Learn more and register by visiting: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9065524  Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Student Success Advisor For College And Educational Programs

August 8th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Hosting Student Success Advisor For College And Educational Programs

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting Lupe Hernandez, Student Success Advisor with the Iowa College Access Network on Tuesday, August 16th |Eastern at 6pm. The Library welcomes Lupe Hernandez, Student Success Advisor with the Iowa College Access Network, and invites all teens and their grownups to attend ICAN’s presentation on planning and paying for college and career. There are many post-high school options available to students through education and training programs. This program engages students and their grownups in a discussion of the planning process for selecting career... Read More

There’s Lots Of Fun To Be Had In Illinois And Iowa In Our New FUN10!

July 31st, 2022
There's Lots Of Fun To Be Had In Illinois And Iowa In Our New FUN10!

Looking for fun in Illinois and Iowa this week? It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every... Read More

Iowa Libraries Hosting English/Spanish Bilingual Storytimes in August

July 30th, 2022
Iowa Libraries Hosting English/Spanish Bilingual Storytimes in August

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting two English/Spanish Bilingual Storytimes in August on Monday, August 1st |Fairmount at 10am and Tuesday, August 16th |Fairmount at 6pm. Join us for bilingual English/Spanish storytimes this summer, co-hosted by leaders in the QC Latinx community! Everything you would expect from our traditional storytime – stories, music, and activities – will be presented in both English and Spanish language. English and Spanish speakers alike will enjoy these storytimes. These programs are geared for children ages 2-7, but all ages are welcome to attend and enjoy! Registration... Read More

Davenport Public Library Becomes FamilySearch Affiliate Library

July 28th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Becomes FamilySearch Affiliate Library

If you want to be part of the popular ancestry search trend, you may not need to look any further than the Library. The Davenport Public Library is now a FamilySearch Affiliate Library, which means it has access to more genealogy resources to help you make more family discoveries. FamilySearch is a world leader in family history. There are only a few hundred affiliate libraries in the country. The designation means library patrons will now have greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources available through FamilySearch. The popular web service has over 6 billion searchable... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Caregiver Program For Children

July 27th, 2022
Davenport Public Library Hosting Caregiver Program For Children

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting a caregiver program on Tuesday, August 2nd |Eastern at 10am. Bring some of your child’s favorite storybook characters to life with felt! Felt boards make stories interactive while building memory, creativity, vocabulary, and literacy skills. Participants will leave the session with a ready-to-use felt board set to bring new excitement to storytime at home. This program is for parents and caregivers of toddler and pre-kindergarten-age children. Adults and teens only. Registration is required. Learn more and register by visiting:  https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9084521  Read More

Learn More About Iowa History With The Heart of Downtown Davenport: Architectural Styles and Stories

July 19th, 2022
Learn More About Iowa History With The Heart of Downtown Davenport: Architectural Styles and Stories

The Davenport Public Library will be hosting a program about our beautiful and historic downtown Thursday, July 28th |Main at 5pm. Join architectural historian and guide, Ellen Shapley, for this informative and fun tour. Meet and greet the old, the new, and the rehabbed on a walkabout through this outdoor gallery of architectural designs. Learn about the two centuries of artistic and historical trends that influenced the local and world-renowned architects who shaped our cities and our sense of place. And, finally, be amazed at all the creative details you’ve probably never noticed. This... Read More