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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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Genealogy Tips, Tricks, & Treats

Sunday, October 24th at 1:00 pm | Main & Virtual

Join us for an afternoon of genealogy in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. Meet other genealogists, learn tips and tricks, and sample some tasty treats!

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Adult Coloring

Tuesday, October 26th at 2:00 pm | Fairmount

Adults that color feel more relaxed and less stressed. Join us for a relaxing time to color with some fun conversation!

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In Our Own Voice

Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm | Fairmount

Join us for a presentation that provides a personal perspective of mental health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to have a mental health condition.

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Trunk-or-Treat

Wednesday, October 27th 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Fairmount

Stop by the Fairmount Library for a Trunk-or-Treat event! Local community organizations, city departments, and library partners will be handing out Halloween goodies. Don't forget to dress up in your costumes!

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Mandatory Music

Monday, November 1st at 6:00 pm | Main

Take your music appreciation to the next level! Dr. Eugene Bechen from SAU puts four essential rock songs under the microscope to give you a whole new level of understanding.

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Cowboy Courage

Wednesday, November 3rd at 6:30 pm | Eastern & Virtual

Join us for a presentation by William Hampes that will discuss how Western films and television programs focus on finding moral and psychological courage.

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SaSS

Saturday, November 6th at 10:00 am | Fairmount

Introducing Davenport Library's newest book club: SaSS! Our November story is called "Dear Sister" and is part of a collection of short stories by Deesha Philyaw called The Secret Lives of Church Ladies (2020).

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Freight House Farmer's Market

Oct 23 | 7:30 AM

Freight House Farmer's Market

  • Off-Site
  • Community Events
  • Off-Site Programming
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Oct 23 | 10:00 AM

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  • Fairmount St. Children's Garden
  • Arts & Crafts

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Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

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Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his previous book, All the Light We Cannot See (one of my all-time favorite books), has written a new book and while it is vastly different from the previous one, it has many of the same threads running through it – parallel

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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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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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