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RayGun Shirts Now Available!

We are excited to announce that we are selling RAYGUN Library Shirts for $25! Your purchase of a shirt will benefit future Library programming and help us spread the word about our awesome Library!

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Blockchain & IP

Tuesday, August 16th @3pm |Virtual

Join the USPTO and East Coast Attorney, James Gatto, as we investigate the intersection of blockchain, patents, and open source presents interesting legal issues that are complex and misunderstood.

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ICAN presents: Life After High School

Tuesday, August 16th | Eastern @ 6PM

The Library welcomes Lupe Hernandez, Student Success Advisor with the Iowa College Access Network, and invites all teens and their grownups to attend ICAN's presentation on planning and paying for college and career.

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Time to Trace!

Wednesday, August 17th | Main

Help your little one hone a pre-writing skill that builds the foundation for drawing and writing letters and words. Create simple take-home activities that can build strength and coordination between your toddler’s fingers, hands, and wrists.

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Negotiate Like a Pro

Wednesday, August 17th at 6:30 pm | EASTERN

Join us Wednesday, August 17th at 6:30pm at in-person at Eastern or virtually on Zoom to learn how to negotiate like a pro. Registration required.

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Teen Kit Kat Challenge

Thursday, August 18 at 2:00 | MAIN

It is time to determine the best Kit Kat flavor. Miss Amber needs a group of teens (ages 11-19) willing to work together to develop a plan for how to choose “the best”. Registration required.

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Time to Trace!

Aug 17 | 3:00 PM

Time to Trace!

  • Main Street - Large Meeting Room
  • Educational
Negotiate Like a Pro

Aug 17 | 6:30 PM

Negotiate Like a Pro

  • Eastern Ave. - Meeting Room B
  • Educational
Teen Kit Kat Challenge

Aug 18 | 2:00 PM

Teen Kit Kat Challenge

  • Main Street - Large Meeting Room
  • Educational
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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey

Did you love The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery? If yes, then you should definitely read The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey. Bailey’s life was forever changed after a vacation where she caught an unknown illness, which quickly snowballed into a bevy of

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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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