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Build A Better Davenport: The Iowa Soldiers’ Orphans’ Home 1865 – 1975

23 Jun 2017

This week we are continuing with the Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program theme of “Build a Better World” by exploring the Richardson-Sloane Special Collection Center’s resources and records of local architects, developers, planners, construction companies, and other building material … Continue reading →

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At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

23 Jun 2017

 At the Water’s Edge is a glorious novel written by Sara Gruen, the author of Water for Elephants. Written in the same rich, historical style, At the Water’s Edge follows the life of Maddie and Ellis Hyde, as well as their friend Hank. Maddie, Ellis, and Hank have always been[Read more]

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