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Opening Late

Saturday, July 27th | Main

The Main Library will be open 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm on Saturday, July 27th due to the Bix 7. The Fairmount and Eastern branches will be open regular business hours.

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Join the Summer Reading Challenge!

June 1st - August 31st

Read books, attend programs, or complete activities. Each thing you do earns a ticket into the grand prize drawing of your choice!

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Recommends Newsletter

Not sure what to read next? Sign up to receive monthly emails from The Library with links to some of our newest books! You will automatically receive an email on the first Tuesday of the month with a few of our newest titles in the genres and subjects of your choosing.

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Seed Library NOW OPEN!

Davenport Public Library's Seed Library is now open! Located at the Main Library, The Seed Library offers FREE seeds to residents to promote lifelong learning and encourage stewardship of natural resources.

Learn More Here!
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Checked In: A Davenport Library Podcast

Each month, librarians from Davenport Public Library dive into topics and connect listeners to the many great resources The Library and City of Davenport have to offer. Listen in for book suggestions, interviews, and more!

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Upcoming Programs & Events View All Events

Sunshine and Stories

Jul 17 | 10:00 AM

Sunshine and Stories

  • Children's Garden
  • Storytimes
Library in the Park: Fejervery Learning Center

Jul 17 | 10:00 AM

Library in the Park: Fejervery Learning Center

  • Community Outreach & Off-Site Events
  • Off-Site Programming
  • Storytimes
Nature Crafts

Jul 17 | 2:00 PM

Nature Crafts

  • Story Room
  • Arts & Crafts

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July’s Simply Held Fiction Picks

From the Blog

July’s Simply Held Fiction Picks

Four fiction picks are available for you to choose from: diverse debuts, graphic novel, historical fiction, and international fiction. Our fiction picks are chosen quarterly and are available in regular print only. If you would like to update your selections or are a new patron who wants to receive picks

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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's 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. The FRIENDS operate the used bookstores at each Davenport Public Library location.

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