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Reindeer Holiday Event Prances Into Bettendorf December 2

December 1st, 2023
Reindeer Holiday Event Prances Into Bettendorf December 2

Reindeer Day is BACK AGAIN at the Family Museum in Bettendorf December 2 from 12Noon until 5pm! See a LIVE Reindeer (Sponsored By: Northwest Bank & Trust Company)! Make Reindeer Antlers in the Imagination Studio! Play Reindeer Games in the Great Hall! Enjoy “Polar Express” Dance Performances from the Family Museum Dance Company! PLUS, help Pack-a-Police Car & Fire Truck with new, unwrapped toys and you will receive $2 OFF your Family Museum Admission on Reindeer Day! The Bettendorf Police Department Squad Car and Bettendorf Fire Department Truck will be located outside between... Read More

Have an Adventure at the Davenport Public Library

August 5th, 2023
Have an Adventure at the Davenport Public Library

HAVE AN ADVENTURE WITH US! Join WQPT PBS this summer when they visit Davenport Public Library (Fairmount). Their FREE Summer of Adventure “stops” feature awesome activities, including storytime, special presentations, PBS KIDS character visits, videos, stories, make-and-take activities, fun take-home materials & more! Children receive a PBS KIDS Summer Activity booklet and tools that will allow you free access to PBS KIDS online resources. WQPT PBS—your regional public broadcasting station—serves a diverse audience throughout Eastern Iowa and West-Central Illinois. Learn more: wqpt.org  Read More

“Beyond Bix” Presentation Comes to Davenport Library

June 24th, 2023
“Beyond Bix” Presentation Comes to Davenport Library

Do you have a family member or ancestor who was a musician? Are you curious to learn more about their involvement in Quad Cities bands or ensembles? Special Collections intern Harrison Phillis will give a presentation featuring a brief history of music in the Quad Cities area as well as the available resources related to local music history and how to utilize them effectively. Beyond Bix: Researching Local Musicians in the Quad Cities Monday, June 26, 2023 6:30pm – 7:30pm The Library | Main – Meeting Room B (Large) https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/10095316  Read More

Take the Lego Zipline Challenge June 24!

June 17th, 2023
Take the Lego Zipline Challenge June 24!

Check out the children’s area on STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Saturdays for a new, fun experiment or challenge at the LeClaire Community Library! On Saturday, June 24 join the LEGO club as they set up a zipline and it’s your goal to try and get your Lego guy across safely with whatever you build. Are you up for the challenge? Learn more here: ZIPLINE CHALLENGE  Read More

Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

May 18th, 2023
Spend An Evening with Michelle Zauner May 18

Musician and author Michelle Zauner discusses her music career and her beloved bestseller Crying in H Mart on May 18 in Colona, Illinois. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year. Best known as a singer and guitarist who creates indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast, Grammy Award-nominated Zauner has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world. In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author. Zoom Event Attendee Registration Link: https://bit.ly/May18_MichelleZauner This... Read More

Shop Til You Drop March 25 at the Moline Library

March 23rd, 2023
Shop Til You Drop March 25 at the Moline Library

Shop ’til you drop March 25 at the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation Book Sale. Find books, DVDs, puzzles, music, and much more! Children’s items and paperbacks will be priced at 25 cents each, most other items priced at 50 cents each. Look for unique items at our specialty table. Proceeds benefit library programs and services. Learn more: SALE  Read More

Reindeer Day Comes to Bettendorf December 3

November 27th, 2022
Reindeer Day Comes to Bettendorf December 3

Reindeer Day is back again this year to celebrate the season on December 3 at 12noon at The Family Museum! See a real live reindeer, make reindeer antlers in the Imagination Studio, play some reindeer games in the Great Hall, and enjoy a “Frozen” dance performance from the Family Museum Dance Company at 1:00 and 2:30. New this year: bring a new, unwrapped toy or book to be donated in the City of Bettendorf Pack-a-Police Car and Fire Truck event (located outside between the Family Museum and the Bettendorf Library), and you will receive $2 off your admission to the Museum! Learn more:... Read More

Anime Club Drawing Attention Tonight At Moline Public Library

October 19th, 2022
Anime Club Drawing Attention Tonight At Moline Public Library

Are you a fan of anime? Interested in drawing attention to your favorite art form? Are you in 5th – 8th grade? Want to learn more about Asian culture? Then stop by the Kids Anime Club at the Moline Public Library! A fun drop-in program where you don’t have to read the same thing everyone else is reading – just come to watch anime, do a fun craft and talk with your fellow anime fans! Held every 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Children’s Programming room! Learn more: ANIME CLUB  Read More

Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

October 7th, 2022
Karpele’s Celebrates 10 Years October 8

Kapele’s Manuscript Library Museum opened up in October of 2012 and are planning a 10 year Anniversary party with a day of fun and festivities on October 8! The event will feature cake and ice cream, plenty of music and more! Enjoy the festivities and donate to the museum to help them ensure their longevity. The musical line up: 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Folk Singer Scott Arlan 7:00 – 8:00 pm – Local Broadway Musician Roger Carlson and Chris Mann 8:00 – 9:00 pm – Brooklyn Ed playing the Blues Come join in the music, the food, the fellowship, and continuing the legacy... Read More

“Riding the Rails to Hero Street” Screening September 21!

September 21st, 2022
“Riding the Rails to Hero Street” Screening September 21!

Join the Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library for a screening of the film “Riding the Rails to Hero Street” on Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30pm at the Davenport Public Library Branch on Fairmount Street. The film details the lives of Mexican American families that lived in Cook’s Point, Holy City, and on Hero Street. Let’s gather to make sure history is not forgotten and to honor the lives and legacies of the people who lived in these settlements. Hispanic contributions to the Quad Cities will be highlighted with a discussion after the movie. Learn... Read More