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Main Street is Open!

🎉Main Street is OPEN!🎉 Stop by and see all the amazing changes we've made from our new Children's & Teen Areas to the improved reading & study spaces. We know you'll love it as much as we do!

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Masks Are Required Inside the Library

Per Mayor Matson's Executive Order, masks are required to be worn in City facilities by the public and staff, including all Davenport Public Library buildings.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a self-paced program that ends when your child begins kindergarten. Celebrate milestones with us at the Library as you make progress toward 1000 books!

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Ancestry at Home!

Ancestry Library Edition is available from home until June 30th! Watch this video to learn how to access this comprehensive genealogical database with your library card.

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Opening the Box

Friday, April 9th at 2:30 pm | GoToMeeting

Join us to explore and learn about the curious world of archives and manuscripts at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. April's topic is resources for land and property research in Scott County, Iowa.

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Climate Change Panel

Saturday, April 17th at 11:00 am | Zoom

Why have seven of Davenport’s fifteen worst floods occurred in the last twelve years? Join our ALA-funded panel of experts as they view climate change through the lens of worsening local Mississippi River flooding.

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Oscar Trivia

Monday, April 19th at 6:30 pm | Zoom

Calling all movie fanatics! Before you watch the award show, brush up on your Oscar trivia! Play alone or in teams. Registration required.

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Short and Sweets

Apr 12 | 10:00 AM

Short and Sweets

  • Virtual Branch
  • Book Clubs
New Releases at Fairmount

Apr 12 | 2:00 PM

New Releases at Fairmount

  • Virtual Branch
  • Book Clubs
  • Educational
Baby Storytime!

Apr 13 | 10:00 AM

Baby Storytime!

  • Virtual Branch
  • Storytimes

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Best Sellers Club April Nonfiction Picks

From the Blog

Best Sellers Club April Nonfiction Picks

Have you joined the Best Sellers Club? If not, you’re missing out! Four times a year, our librarians choose three nonfiction titles for our Best Sellers Club to read: a biography, a cookbook, and a true crime title. Below you will find information on the three titles they have picked

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COVID-19 Response & Information

As COVID-19 continues to affect our community, the Davenport Public Library has responded to keep you and our staff safe.

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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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