Location and Hours

Main St. Library/Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

AddressMain Street Library/Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

321 N Main Street (Maps and Directions)
Davenport, IA 52801-1490


(563) 326-7902 - Special Collections Phone
(563) 326-7901 - Special Collections Fax


Monday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday           9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday          CLOSED


If you are planning a research trip to the Center, please call ahead (563-326-7902 ) to make sure the Center will be open when you plan to visit. We occasionally close for special events.


The Davenport Public Library System will be closed

November 11th (Tuesday)

in honor of Veteran's Day.


The Main Street Library, which includes the Special Collections Center, will be closed

December 8 - December 23, 2014

for recarpeting.

During this time, our Special Collections Center will be accepting research requests via phone, e-mail, and our eRequest form.

Information about our research fees can be found here.

Please note that it may take longer to respond to your research requests during this time.


The Davenport Public Library System will be closed

December 24 and 25, 2014 and December 31, 2014 - January 1, 21015

for the holidays.