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Find Out The Scandalous Stories About Davenport’s Bucktown On Zoom TONIGHT!

January 25th, 2021
Find Out The Scandalous Stories About Davenport's Bucktown On Zoom TONIGHT!

Believe it or not, the classic Bucktown building in downtown Davenport was once a pretty wild and rowdy place. You can learn more about it during a new Zoom program taking place at 6 p.m. Monday, called Davenport’s Bucktown in 1903: “Worst Town in America.” A 1903 editorial in the Chicago Record-Herald claimed our very own Davenport swiped New York City’s title as the “Worst Town in America.” Join author Jonathan Turner, our very own arts and entertainment reporter for QuadCities.com, for a look at what earned Bucktown such a dubious honor. Jonathan literally... 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