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History of the Book Presentation

Saturday, March 23rd | 2:00pm at Main

Delve into the history of the book with Daniel Marcel La Corte. La Corte will explore the book from a historian's perspective. This presentation is associated with the Traveling History of the Book Exhibit.

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Water Pollution Lesson

Monday, March 25th | 6:00pm at Eastern

Learn about water pollution with Green Iowa AmeriCorps!

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Author Visit: Jason Reynolds

Thursday, March 28 | 6:00pm at Main

Join us at the Main Library to meet award-winning author Jason Reynolds! Mr. Reynolds will be speaking and signing books at the Main Library. Registration is appreciated.

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True Crime Book Club

Thursday, March 28 | 6:30pm at Fairmount

Whether you obsessively watch Investigation Discovery, are a devout Ann Rule reader, or became hooked on true crime through podcasts, this book club is for you! This month: "Under the Banner of Heaven" by Jon Krakauer

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Grocery Games

Saturday, March 30 | 2:00 pm at Eastern

Test your price-matching mettle against other savvy QC shoppers for grocery prizes! The closest bid on each item without going over wins. Don't miss this opportunity to find out who has the best prices in town!

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Baby Storytime

Mar 22 | 10:00 AM

Baby Storytime

  • Fairmount St. - Story Room
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Preschool Storytime

Mar 22 | 3:30 PM

Preschool Storytime

  • Eastern Ave. - Story Room
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Women’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: The Home Cooking Company

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Women’s Entrepreneurial Spirit: The Home Cooking Company

On March 15, 1894 a unique business filed for incorporation in Scott County, Iowa. Named the Home Cooking Company its intentions were for the manufacturing and supplying of food and confectionery. Stocks were listed at $20,000 with $1,500 to start … Continue reading

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QC Beats

The Davenport Public Library and QC Beats have now partnered to deliver cardholders access to music by Quad City Artists. Your library card will allow you to not only listen to the music by Quad City Artists but will also grant you the ability to download music to add to your current collection. Simply click Learn More and log in with your library card to enjoy free music.

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Online Resources

Davenport Public Library offers a wide variety of research tools to assist you in your information search. Whether you are interested in starting a business, purchasing a new car, looking for a place to move in retirement or assisting an elderly parent get the services they need, we've got resources and knowledgeable staff that can assist you.

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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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