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Davenport Library Holding Toons At Noons Saturday

April 12th, 2024
Davenport Library Holding Toons At Noons Saturday

Grab a spoon and some cereal as we sit down to watch classic toons at noon at Davenport Eastern Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Enjoy cartoons and a bowl (or two) of cereal. Content provided courtesy of Boomerang. This program is best for ages 8 and up. Register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/11577902  Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosts Humorous Tales of Family History and Farm Life with Bill Mueller

October 12th, 2023
Davenport Public Library Hosts Humorous Tales of Family History and Farm Life with Bill Mueller

Join Davenport Public Library at 6:30pm on Monday, October 16th at Main (321 N. Main St.) for a comedic night from Bill Mueller. Mr. Mueller will recount entertaining stories of family history and farm life and discuss stories from his second book “Time to Ship Another Steer”. “Time to Ship Another Steer” is about Mueller’s upbringing on a small farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin as one of eleven children. For more information on this program, please follow this link.     Read More

Quad-Cities Jazz Artist BK Davis Playing Tonight At Davenport Public Library

October 2nd, 2023
Quad-Cities Jazz Artist BK Davis Playing Tonight At Davenport Public Library

Join us at our Eastern location for a special night of conversation with BK Davis on October 2nd at 6:30pm. Davis is the First African-American Steinway International Recording Artist from the state of Iowa. He will be sharing stories from his autobiography, his experiences within the music business, and his path of sharing his story discuss his experiences collaborating with artists such as Little Richard. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Davis was raised in a musical household and has been composing and performing music for 40 years. For more information and to register, please visit: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/11015252    Read More

Davenport Public Library Welcomes Steinway International Recording Artist BK Davis

September 27th, 2023
Davenport Public Library Welcomes Steinway International Recording Artist BK Davis

Join us at our Eastern location for a special night of conversation with BK Davis on October 2nd at 6:30pm. Davis is the First African-American Steinway International Recording Artist from the state of Iowa. He will be sharing stories from his autobiography, his experiences within the music business, and his path of sharing his story discuss his experiences collaborating with artists such as Little Richard. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Davis was raised in a musical household and has been composing and performing music for 40 years. For more information and to register, please visit: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/11015252  Read More

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

September 6th, 2023
Teens Enjoy a Full Array of Video Games at Davenport Public Library Today

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 Teen Gaming at Fairmount today 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

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

August 31st, 2023
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

Teen Anime Night Tonight At Davenport Library

July 12th, 2023
Teen Anime Night Tonight At Davenport Library

Teen Anime Club will draw attention tonight 6:30pm – 7:30pm at Fairmount Davenport Library, 3000 N Fairmount St. The club takes place the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, including: June  28 July 12 & 26 August 9 & 23 Teens (ages 11-19) are invited to join us as we watch Japanese animation, eat snacks, and socialize with others interested in Anime! This program is for teens ages 11-19 only. Content will be rated PG13/TV14 (or international equivalent). Content provided courtesy of CrunchyRoll.  Read More

Davenport Public Library Branch Hours Temporarily Increase

June 8th, 2023
Davenport Public Library Branch Hours Temporarily Increase

To better serve the citizens of Davenport, Davenport Public Library is extending their open hours at | Eastern and | Fairmount temporarily. Beginning June 6th, 2023, | Eastern and | Fairmount will be open Monday-Thursday from 9am-8pm to provide Library services while their | Main branch is closed. In addition to increased branch hours, the Outreach Wheeled Library (OWL) will be parked at The Center (1411 N Brady St) from 9am-11am and at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (417 N Main St) from 2pm-4pm, Tuesday-Friday of this week. As stated above, these changes are temporary, to stay up to date on Library... Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosts Rabbi Henry Karp

May 11th, 2023
Davenport Public Library Hosts Rabbi Henry Karp

What is the Jewish experience in the Quad Cities? What are the beliefs, values and traditions upon which the Jewish faith is based? Join our program “Jewish Heritage in the QC” on Monday, May 15th at 2:00pm at | Main as Rabbi Henry Karp explains. For more information, please visit: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9963621  Read More

Davenport Public Library presents: “Rain Gardens & Local Cost Share Programs”

April 24th, 2023
Davenport Public Library presents: “Rain Gardens & Local Cost Share Programs”

Did you know installing attractive landscapes such as rain gardens on your property can help improve water quality and reduce stormwater run-off? On Monday, April 24th at 3pm at | Fairmount, Davenport’s Clean Water Manager Amy Kay and local homeowner Gina Haddock will walk attendees through what a rain garden is, how to plan and maintain one, and the benefits of adding this eye-catching water quality feature to any home. The program will include information on the City’s 50/50 cost-share program, the beneficial habitat rain gardens provide, and how rain gardens help reduce stormwater run-off... Read More