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World Read Aloud Day Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

February 1st, 2021

It’s World Read Aloud Day! Join us on Wednesday, February 3rd at 3:00 pm on Facebook Live as one of our librarians reads her favorite story out loud to you. Participate in the World Read Aloud Day challenge across social media! Snap a photo or video of you reading aloud, challenge 3 of your friends to join the fun, use the hashtags #WRADChallenge and #WorldReadAloudDay, and tag the Davenport Public Library on Facebook, @davenportlib on Twitter, and @davenportlibrary on Instagram. We can’t wait to see you read! Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events... Read More

New MLK Hawaii Doc to be Previewed on Martin Luther King Day

January 14th, 2021

In September 1959, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visited Hawaii – shortly after it formally became the 50th state in the Union, and spoke to its leaders. That little-known trip is the subject of a planned documentary and a Facebook Live discussion with its filmmakers on Monday, Martin Luther King Day. The Quad-Cities based Azubuike African American Council for the Arts is hosting the free event Jan. 18 at 6 p.m., where Azubuike executive director (and Rock Island native) Jonathan Burnett will interview his father, Academy Award-winner Charles Burnett, director of the new MLK documentary,... Read More