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New Hours!

Beginning February 26th, the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center will have a temporary hours adjustment due to exciting renovations coming summer 2024. The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center will now be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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Staff Picks 2023

Check out Davenport Public Library's Staff Picks 2023 to see our favorite books, movies, and more!

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Try LinkedIn Learning!

With your library card, you now have access to 16,000+ expert-led courses presented in seven languages. Course subjects include: small business and entrepreneurship, web development, Microsoft Office, Google docs, photography, video editing, public speaking, sales, marketing, and many more.

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Women's History Month Reading Challenge

Celebrate Women’s History Month! Log your reading and complete activities to earn badges throughout the challenge. Earn an entry into a drawing for one of our grand prizes for every badge earned.

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Join us on Goodreads!

Join Davenport Public Library's reading groups on Goodreads! Read along with The Library's book clubs and reading challenges, get updates on what books are next, and chat on group discussion boards!

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Make Believe Monday

Mar 4 | 4:00 PM

Make Believe Monday

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Online Reading Challenge – March

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Online Reading Challenge – March

Welcome Readers! This month the Online Reading Challenge travels back in time to the 1920s & 1930s. Our Main title for March is The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. Here’s a quick summary from the publisher: In this magical debut, a couple’s lives are changed forever by the arrival of

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a free, self-paced, program for babies, toddlers, and children to develop early literacy skills in children to position them for school readiness and lifelong success!

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Library Shirts!

Purchase your own AMERICA NEEDS PUBLIC LIBRARIES tshirt from RAYGUN! Only $25 each with proceeds to the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library to support programming at The Library. 

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The Library Foundation

The FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that raises funds and manages an endowment portfolio to support The Library.

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