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Library Closed

All Branches

The Davenport Public Library is closed until further notice. Call 563-326-7832 or click below for more information.

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Memorial Day Closing

Monday, May 25th | All Day

The Library will be fully closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. This includes the Fairmount drive-up window and virtual programming.

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Curbside Hold Pick Up is Coming!

Curbside hold pick up is coming to Eastern Ave. and Main St. Tuesday, May 26th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Click below for more information.

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Fairmount Drive-Up Reopening

The Fairmount drive-up window is open for holds pick up! It is open Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Please click below for special procedures for using the drive-up window.

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QC Life in the New Normal Writing Contest: Phase Two

Due to increased interest in the QC Life in the New Normal Writing Project, we’ve added another round of entries! Open to all ages!

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Lincoln the Lawyer

Thursday, May 28th at 6:00 pm | YouTube

Explore history through Kevin Wood's vivid portrayal of Abraham Lincoln, one of our nation's most beloved and esteemed historical figures.

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Read to a Dog Online

Mondays at 6:00 pm | Facebook Live

Are you missing our popular Read to a Dog program? We sure do! Grab a book and tune in to Facebook Live on Monday nights at 6:00 pm.

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Ann's Garden

Thursdays at 2:00 pm | YouTube

Join librarian Ann for a weekly garden talk! In this week's episode, Ann will walk you through her spring garden.

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1 Minute Early Lit Tips

Fridays at 8:00 am | Facebook

Every Friday, we'll give you a quick one-minute tip to help your child develop essential early literacy skills.

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All New Book Fix!

We've updated Book Fix to include books and CD audiobooks! Looking for your next great read? Our librarians can help! Tell us what you like, what you don't like, and we'll suggest three titles for you to try!

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Love, Death & Rare Books

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Love, Death & Rare Books

Robert Hellenga’s latest is told from the point of view of Gabe Johnson, the last in a line of booksellers. His grandfather and father operated a Chicago institution, Chas. Johnson & Sons, a bookstore and rare book dealer. If you’re interested in learning arcane details about the physical book –

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COVID-19 Response & Information

The Library is closed to the public until further notice. All public programs, meeting room reservations, outreach, and offsite services will be suspended for the duration of the closure.

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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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