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September kicks off fresh start for book clubs at the Bettendorf Public Library

August 29th, 2022
September kicks off fresh start for book clubs at the Bettendorf Public Library

The always-popular Bettendorf Public Library book clubs are set to begin a new round of titles this September. The monthly book discussion groups endeavor to spread the joy of reading by engaging in conversation over great titles. Each book discussion group is open to the public and does not require registration. Free copies of the title for the next discussion are available while supplies last at the Information Desk of the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Participants can attend all or any of the discussions of their choosing. Each discussion group... Read More

Book Discussion Of ‘This Tender Land’ Being Hosted By Iowa’s Senior Star

July 11th, 2022
Book Discussion Of 'This Tender Land' Being Hosted By Iowa's Senior Star

Join Meredith Mercer of Senior Star for a discussion about the book ‘This Tender Land’ by William Kent Krueger. 1932, Minnesota—the Lincoln School is where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan, Odie, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent’s wrath. Forced to flee, he and his brother, their best friend, and a brokenhearted little girl steal away in a canoe, heading for the Mississippi and a place to call their own. With the feel of a modern classic, ‘This Tender Land’... Read More

Baking From Books Presented by the Davenport Public Library Saturday

September 3rd, 2021
Baking From Books Presented by the Davenport Public Library Saturday

Do you like baking, reading, or both? Then this video series may be for you! In this series, one of our reference librarians will attempt to make dessert recipes drawn from beloved fiction books. They’ll also recommend the books and media which inspired the recipes, available from our Rivershare libraries. Packets with the recipes and tips will be available at all three branches, and videos will be posted on Davenport Public Library’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/DavPubLib Saturday mornings at 8:30 am. September 4th: Chocolate hockey pucks in honor of Beartown by Fredrik Backman. September... Read More