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Library Card Design Voting is Now Open!

March 6th - March 27th!

Please help us select our 3 special edition library cards! You can vote online or in person at all Davenport Public Library locations.

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Death Cafe

3rd Wednesdays , March - May @ 5:30pm | Eastern

At a Death Café, people, often strangers, gather to eat treats, drink coffee, and discuss death. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.

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Civil Air Patrol Lecture Series: United States Air Force @ 75

Wednesday, March 29th @ 6pm | Eastern

The Civil Air Patrol is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Join us in recounting its history in the Quad Cities and nationally.

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Rain Gardens & Local Cost Share Programs

Wednesday, March 29th @ 6pm | Eastern & Monday, April 24th @ 3pm | Fairmount

Join us to learn about rain gardens and the benefits of adding this eye-catching water quality feature to any home.

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Library Closing

Friday, April 7th

All three Davenport Public Library Branches will be closed Friday, April 7th in observance of Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume on Saturday, April 8th. 

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Mondays at Main

Mar 27 | 3:30 PM

Mondays at Main

  • Meeting Room C (Small)
  • Arts & Crafts

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The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

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The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

“Still, there might be something fitting about a friendship based on a common love of words being founded on an exchange of the same.” ― Sulari Gentill, The Woman in the Library The Woman in the  Library by Sulari Gentill has been on my to-read list since it was published

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-paced program for babies, toddlers and children that ends when a child begins kindergarten. Celebrate milestones as children make progress toward reading 1,000 books!

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RAYGUN Custom Shirts

Purchase your own AMERICA NEEDS PUBLIC LIBRARIES t-shirt from RAYGUN! Only $25 each with proceeds going to the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library to support Library programming. 

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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 Davenport Public Library.

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