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Find Out How To Write A Book In New Program From Davenport Public Library

March 2nd, 2022
Find Out How To Write A Book In New Program From Davenport Public Library

Join local author Isis Covington as she discusses different ways to go about writing a book, as well as how to engage in self-publishing on Saturday, March 12th at 2:00 pm. Born and partially raised in Davenport, Iowa, Covington’s love of reading and writing began at a very young age. After taking second place in a poetry contest at just 10 years old, she kept writing short stories and poems in a spiral notebook she took with her wherever she went. She continued to write leisurely after marrying and starting a family, never losing sight of her dream, and has now self-published two novels.... Read More

How to Progress from Inherited Research Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

February 1st, 2022
How to Progress from Inherited Research Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invite you to their monthly meeting Saturday, February 5th at 1:00 pm. February’s presentation is a recent presentation offered through American Ancestors by James Heffernan on “How to Progress from Inherited Research.” In this webinar, Genealogist James Heffernan will go over tips for sorting through inherited research—discussing how genealogical standards have shifted over time, assessing the credibility of the research, and organizing and preserving... Read More

Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps Presented by the Davenport Public Library

January 24th, 2022
Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps Presented by the Davenport Public Library

Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and Google Maps, no matter which device they use. In this workshop on Tuesday, January 25th at 4:00 pm you will learn how to create and manage a Google business profile from start to finish. This program is scheduled to be held in person at the Main Library (321 N. Main St.) and virtually. Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance at: https://bit.ly/dpl-googlesearchandmaps. For in-person attendees,... Read More

“Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Book Discussion at the Davenport Public Library

November 16th, 2021
"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" Book Discussion at the Davenport Public Library

Join the Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library for a discussion of the book “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” by Monique W. Morris on Wednesday, November 17th at 6:30 pm. Limited copies of the book will be available at the Main Library’s service desk for patrons to check out. This program is scheduled to be held in person at the Main Library (321 N. Main St.) and virtually. If you would prefer to attend in person, please register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/8072391. If you would prefer to attend virtually,... Read More

Caregiving for Older Adults Program at the Davenport Public Library Monday

November 14th, 2021
Caregiving for Older Adults Program at the Davenport Public Library Monday

An increasing number of young Americans are becoming caregivers to their older parents. They struggle to balance caregiving with a career and child-raising. Join us Monday, November 15th at 6:30 pm to learn what resources are available to family caregivers and the loved ones that they care for. Presented by Milestones Agency on Aging. This program is scheduled to be held in person at the Eastern Library (6000 Eastern Ave.) and virtually. To register for either session, visit https://bit.ly/dpl-caregivingforolderadults. Virtual registrants will receive an email with the meeting link. For in-person... Read More

Caregiving for Older Adults at the Davenport Public Library

November 6th, 2021
Caregiving for Older Adults at the Davenport Public Library

An increasing number of young Americans are becoming caregivers to their older parents. They struggle to balance caregiving with a career and child-raising. Join us Monday, November 15th at 6:30 pm to learn what resources are available to family caregivers and the loved ones that they care for. Presented by Milestones Agency on Aging. This program is scheduled to be held in person at the Eastern Library (6000 Eastern Ave.) and virtually. To register for either session, visit https://bit.ly/dpl-caregivingforolderadults. Virtual registrants will receive an email with the meeting link. For in-person... Read More

“Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Movie and Discussion at the Davenport Public Library

October 4th, 2021
“Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Movie and Discussion at the Davenport Public Library

Join the Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library for a showing of “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” at the Main Library (321 N. Main St.) on Wednesday, October 6th at 5:30 pm. A discussion will take place after the movie. Registration is required at: https://bit.ly/dpl-pushout This program is hosted indoors. Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety recommendations. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates. Masks are recommended. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Offering Tips On How To Find Your Next Favorite Book

September 20th, 2021
Rock Island Public Library Offering Tips On How To Find Your Next Favorite Book

September is Library Card Sign Up Month, when libraries everywhere remind residents about the awesome benefits of a simple plastic library card. Rock Island Public Library offers insider tips on using that card through free “library university” online courses. The four Library University sessions are offered at 2:00 pm on Tuesdays in September via the Zoom meeting platform. Each week offers a new look at amazing things RIPL cardholders can access with their free library card.  Topics include: September 21: What Should I Read Next? Reader Advisory Tips: If you’ve ever wondered how to find... Read More

An Array of School and Education Materials Offered By Davenport Public Library

September 2nd, 2021
An Array of School and Education Materials Offered By Davenport Public Library

Join us Friday, September 3rd at 2:30 pm to explore and learn about the curious world of archives and manuscripts at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. September’s topic is an overview of education and schools in Davenport and Scott County through the materials in our collection This presentation is open to any interested in learning more about our archives and manuscript collections. The program will premiere on the Davenport Public Library’s YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/DavPubLib This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com... Read More

Davenport Public Library Presents Program On African-American Women Fighting For The Vote

August 30th, 2021
Davenport Public Library Presents Program On African-American Women Fighting For The Vote

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to host the “Toward a Universal Suffrage: African American Women in Iowa and the Vote for All” traveling exhibit beginning September 1st through October 15th at the Main Library (321 N. Main). The exhibit honors and celebrates the contributions of African American women in Iowa to the women’s suffrage movement. It includes profiles of several leading suffragists and civil rights activists, historical information on voting rights in Iowa and the nation, and a map of important Iowa locations in suffrage and civil rights history. “Toward a Universal... Read More