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Library Closed

Monday, July 4th | All Locations

All three Davenport Public Library Branches will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, June 5th.

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Bigfoot Silhouettes

Wednesday, July 6th | Fairmount @ 2PM

Bigfoot is probably the most well-known cryptid. We may never know if it actually exists, but you can make your very own silhouette of the elusive creature on a canvas using stencils and acrylic paint.

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Nahant Presents: Turtles

Thursday, July 7th | Eastern @ 10AM

Land and aquatic turtles have adaptations that allow them to survive in their respective habitats. Join us as the Nahant Marsh Education Center staff shares live aquatic and land species.

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Teen Sketch & Turtles

Thursday, July 7th | Fairmount @ 11AM

The library invites teens (ages 11-19) to a bonus presentation on these curious creatures from the Nahant Marsh Education Center staff and will be given time to create an original art piece inspired by live turtles.

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English/Spanish Bi-lingual Storytime

Thursday, July 7th | Fairmount @ 1PM

Join us for bi-lingual English/Spanish storytimes this summer, co-hosted by leaders in the QC Latinx community!

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Online Reading Challenge – July

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Online Reading Challenge – July

Hello and welcome to the July edition of the Online Reading Challenge! This month our theme is about the Holocaust and those who survived. Living through this terrible, dark time is pretty much unimaginable to those of us that were not touched by it’s horrors. Simply reading about the Holocaust

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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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