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Library Closing

Monday, May 27th | All Branches

All three Davenport Public Library Branches will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, May 28th.

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Oakdale Memorial Gardens Walking Tour

Saturday, May 25th | 1:00 pm at Oakdale Memorial Gardens

Join us for a walking tour of historic Oakdale Memorial Gardens in Davenport. Registration required.

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Dana L. Davis Author Visit

Thursday, May 30th | 6:00 pm at Fairmount

Author & actress Dana Davis is returning to Davenport to celebrate the release of her second YA novel! Join us for a discussion with Dana, a North High School alumna, led by LOVE Girls.

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Art on the Spot!

Thursday, June 6th | 4:00 pm at Eastern

Help us kickoff Summer Reading by designing your own spot in the Library! Design a circle, leave it with us, and we will add it to our ongoing summer projects that will be on display at all three buildings.

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Summer Reading Blast Off!

Friday, June 7th | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm at Eastern

Join us as we blast off into "A Universe of Stories" for the 2019 Summer Reading Program!

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Upcoming Events View All Events

Tuesday Cinema

May 28 | 2:00 PM

Tuesday Cinema

  • Main Street - Large Meeting Room
  • Movies
Homework Help

May 28 | 4:00 PM

Homework Help

  • Fairmount Street
  • Educational
Fireside Knitters

May 28 | 5:30 PM

Fireside Knitters

  • Fairmount St. Building
  • Arts & Crafts

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Captain J.S. Slaymaker

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Captain J.S. Slaymaker

Jonathan Smith Slaymaker was born in York, Pennsylvania on March 31, 1835. He worked as a civil engineer for the railroad. He came to Davenport and lived with his uncle Henry on Brady Street, between 14th & 15th.   On April … Continue reading

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QC Beats

The Davenport Public Library and QC Beats have now partnered to deliver cardholders access to music by Quad City Artists. Your library card will allow you to not only listen to the music by Quad City Artists but will also grant you the ability to download music to add to your current collection. Simply click Learn More and log in with your library card to enjoy free music.

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Flood Resources

Have you or a loved one been affected by the flood or do you want to know what you can do to aid others during this time? Our friends at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce have Compiled a helpful resource to all of those in need. Simply click "Learn More" and you will be connected to a variety of resources.

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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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