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Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Holding Dirksen Program Virtually

February 25th, 2021
Davenport's German American Heritage Center Holding Dirksen Program Virtually

Join the German American Heritage Center in Davenport February 28th at 2pm to learn about the life and legacy of German American Senator Everett Dirksen. Dirksen was an influential proponent of the Civil Rights Act of 1969 and cited his German heritage as his motivation to provide equal rights to all. This virtual presentation will be hosted live via Eventbrite. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. Reserve your tickets by clicking here or by calling GAHC at 563.322.8844.  Read More

Davenport Public Library Hosting Zoom Program On St. Nicholas Day

November 26th, 2020
Davenport Public Library Hosting Zoom Program On St. Nicholas Day

Join Davenport Public Library  Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm on Zoom as we trace the origins of St. Nicholas Day from Turkey to Germany and around the world. Presented by the German American Heritage Center. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-stnicholas Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.  Read More

Rock Island Frieze Lectures To Focus on Old, New Pandemics

October 15th, 2020
Rock Island Frieze Lectures To Focus on Old, New Pandemics

Given that 2020 is certainly a year for the history books, it’s no surprise that the 23rd annual Frieze Lecture Series for the Rock Island Public Library takes a deeper look at our reaction to global pandemics, past and present. The free, two-part series will be presented by Augustana College professors with expertise in history and public health. The following lectures will be offered online at 2 p.m. on two Tuesdays, Oct. 20 and 27 – Tuesday, Oct 20: Why We Forgot the 1918 Flu: A Historian Looks at a Century of Pandemics. Dr. Lendol Calder, professor of history at Augustana College,... Read More