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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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New QC Beats Albums!

Three new albums are now available on QC Beats! Check out Say It Again by Subatlantic, Witness Trees by David G. Smith, and Running Man by Running Man. QC Beats is a collaboration between Davenport Public Library, Bettendorf Public Library, and St. Ambrose University.

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Black History Month Reading Challenge

February 1st - March 2nd

Celebrate Black History Month with Davenport Public Library! This month, learn more about Black history, celebrate Black authors and illustrators, and explore Black history through the arts.

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Warm Up Wednesday

Feb 21 | 3:00 PM

Warm Up Wednesday

  • Building as a whole
  • Celebration/Party
Little Makers

Feb 21 | 4:00 PM

Little Makers

  • Story Room
  • Arts & Crafts

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What Lives in the Woods by Lindsay Currie

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What Lives in the Woods by Lindsay Currie

What Lives in the Woods by Lindsay Currie may be a juvenile fiction book, but parts still left me scared, checking my back seat for ghosts, my basement for shadows, and jumping at noises. Did that stop me from reading? No way! Ginny Anderson has her summer all figured out. She

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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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