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Library Closing

Monday, May 31st | All Branches

All three Davenport Public Library Branches will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, June 1st.

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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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In Our Own Voice

Thursday, May 13th at 6:30pm | Zoom

Join us for NAMI In Our Own Voice, a virtual presentation that provides a personal perspective of mental health conditions.

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3rd Thursday at Hoover's

Thursday, May 20th at 6:00 pm | Zoom

Join us for "Iowa's Communal Utopias" presented by 3rd Thursday at Hoover's Presidential Library & Museum.

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Upcoming Events View All Events

West End Book Club

May 11 | 6:30 PM

West End Book Club

  • Virtual Branch
  • Book Clubs
WWI Lecture Series: Trench Warfare

May 12 | 6:00 PM

WWI Lecture Series: Trench Warfare

  • Virtual Branch
  • Educational
  • Local History

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Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig

From the Blog

Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig

In the fall of 1917, eighteen Smith College graduates leave for war-torn France. They’ve volunteered to aid the people of a group of small rural villages that have been devastated by World War I in Band of Sisters by Laruen Willig. Swept along by a wave of patriotism and good

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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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