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The Davenport Public Library Welcomes a Social Worker on Staff

December 1st, 2021
The Davenport Public Library Welcomes a Social Worker on Staff

The Davenport Public Library now has a licensed Social Worker available as a resource to our patrons. With this new service, patrons will receive personalized attention and assistance with their social service needs. A few of the ways our Library Social Worker can help you is by making referrals and connecting you to community resources and organizations that can address your specific need. In addition, your Library Social Worker will provide support and advocate on your behalf. Do you need help navigating government benefits, affordable housing, or unemployment?  Or, as a parent, you may be wondering... Read More

Davenport Public Library Presenting ‘Responsible Gifting 101’

November 30th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Presenting 'Responsible Gifting 101'

Are you struggling with what to give your loved ones this holiday season? Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation, spiritual holiday, or other events, deciding on a gift can be stressful! It may be easy to grab a bottle of wine to bring to a party or a lottery ticket for a stocking stuffer, but did you know those gifts could be harmful to some individuals? On Wednesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm join Erin, a Prevention Specialist with the Center for Alcohol & Drug Services, Inc., to learn about responsible gifting and celebrating with care not only during the holiday season... Read More

Davenport Public Library Holding Virtual Public Forum To Meet New Directors Tomorrow

November 28th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Holding Virtual Public Forum To Meet New Directors Tomorrow

On Monday, November 29th, there will be a virtual public forum with our new Library Director candidates . This event will be held from 5-7PM |Virtually. This forum is open to anyone in the community. The link for the virtual event is below. Anyone who can’t access the virtual meeting from home can participate by coming to any of our three loca-tions to view the virtual meeting. Introductions will begin at 5pm and will be followed by presentations from our top three candidates. This session will be moderat-ed by Bradbury Miller. Questions are welcomed and encouraged and can be submitted via the... Read More

Responsible Gifting 101 at the Davenport Public Library

November 26th, 2021
Responsible Gifting 101 at the Davenport Public Library

Are you struggling with what to give your loved ones this holiday season? Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation, spiritual holiday, or other events, deciding on a gift can be stressful! It may be easy to grab a bottle of wine to bring to a party or a lottery ticket for a stocking stuffer, but did you know those gifts could be harmful to some individuals? On Wednesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm join Erin, a Prevention Specialist with the Center for Alcohol & Drug Services, Inc., to learn about responsible gifting and celebrating with care not only during the holiday season... Read More

Watch Some Classic Movies At The Library Tonight

November 24th, 2021
Watch Some Classic Movies At The Library Tonight

Join Davenport Public Library every third Wednesday, through December 15th at 2:00 pm at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave.) as we watch classic movies starring your favorite actors and actresses! For your safety, we will not be serving popcorn or refreshments. However, you are welcome to bring your movie snacks and covered beverages! Space is limited so registration is required at: https://bit.ly/dpl-afternoonclassics. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.  Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Virtual Public Forum For Director Candidates On Monday

November 23rd, 2021
Davenport Public Library Hosting Virtual Public Forum For Director Candidates On Monday

On Monday, November 29th, there will be a virtual public forum with our new Library Director candidates . This event will be held from 5-7PM |Virtually. This forum is open to anyone in the community. The link for the virtual event is below. Anyone who can’t access the virtual meeting from home can participate by coming to any of our three loca-tions to view the virtual meeting. Introductions will begin at 5pm and will be followed by presentations from our top three candidates. This session will be moderat-ed by Bradbury Miller. Questions are welcomed and encouraged and can be submitted via the... Read More

DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

November 23rd, 2021
DIY Teen Event To Create Clay Agate Ornaments Tonight At Davenport Library

The Davenport Public Library invites all teens ages 11-19 to DIY Teen! Clay Agate Ornaments – Tuesday, November 23rd at 6:00 pm at Fairmount: Have some FIMO Clay fun as we learn to make stunning faux agate ornaments. Registration is required at: bit.ly/dpl-teenclayagateornaments. These programs are hosted indoors. Your family’s safety is important to us. Masks are recommended for teen attendees. Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety recommendations. These programs are subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates. Check our Facebook page for updates. These events are... Read More

Wise Men Ninja Wizards, Forty Twos, That Dam Shopping Trip, And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 21st, 2021
Wise Men Ninja Wizards, Forty Twos, That Dam Shopping Trip, And More In This Week's FUN10

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 Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Iowa Statehood Book Club Coming To Davenport Public Library

November 18th, 2021
Iowa Statehood Book Club Coming To Davenport Public Library

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, December 1st at 6:30 pm, we will be discussing “On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Women’s Farm Activism since 1945” by Jenny Barker-Devine. Books are available through the Rivershare... Read More

Davenport Public Library Explores ‘A Tale Of Two Famines’

November 17th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Explores 'A Tale Of Two Famines'

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, November 18 at 6:00 pm for  “A Tale of two Famines.” To register, please visit https://bit.ly/dpl-thirdthursdaynovember2021. “A Tale of two Famines” explores the role Herbert Hoover played during the Russian famines of 1921 to 23 and 1932 to 33 from the perspective of the speaker’s grandparents who experienced it and were fed by Hoover. Advance registration is required for this FREE virtual event and is now open. About the Speaker:... Read More