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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-paced program that ends when your child begins kindergarten. Celebrate milestones with us at the Library as you make progress toward 1000 books!

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Super Recognizers

Saturday, October 16th at 11:00 am | Virtual

Join our Zoom with Dr. Joshua Davis from the University of Greenwich to discuss his research on "super-recognizers," people used in the UK to help solve crime.

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Murder & Madness: Tales from Local Cemeteries

Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30 pm | Eastern & Virtual

October is the perfect month to unearth stories of our local cemeteries and their inhabitants!

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Genealogy Tips, Tricks, & Treats

Sunday, October 24th at 1:00 pm | Main & Virtual

Join us for an afternoon of genealogy in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. Meet other genealogists, learn tips and tricks, and sample some tasty treats!

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Adult Coloring

Tuesday, October 26th at 2:00 pm | Fairmount

Adults that color feel more relaxed and less stressed. Join us for a relaxing time to color with some fun conversation!

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In Our Own Voice

Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm | Fairmount

Join us for a presentation that provides a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to have a mental health condition.

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DIY Teen: Skeleton Fairies

Oct 18 | 6:00 PM

DIY Teen: Skeleton Fairies

  • Eastern Ave. - Meeting Room A
  • Arts & Crafts

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Childfree by Choice by Dr. Amy Blackstone

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Childfree by Choice by Dr. Amy Blackstone

A deeply evidence-based look at the real experiences of those who choose not to have children, 2019’s Childfree by Choice is an honest and empowering look at the many ways of creating lives of meaning and fulfillment. A childfree woman herself, Dr. Blackstone has always been interested in the way

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-paced program that ends when your child begins kindergarten. Celebrate milestones with us at the Library as you make progress toward 1000 books!

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QC Beats

QC Beats is an online streaming audio collection, including the original music of Quad Cities musicians and artists.

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FRIENDS of the Library

The mission of the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library is to raise funds and manage an endowment portfolio that will provide resources to support the literary and educational purposes of the Davenport Public Library.

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