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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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Toward a Universal Suffrage

Sept. 1st - Sept. 30th | Main

“Toward a Universal Suffrage: African American Women in Iowa and the Vote for All” is a traveling exhibit that celebrates the contributions of African American women in Iowa to the women’s suffrage movement.

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Snipe-Hunts and Moonlit Hikes

Tuesday, September 21st at 6:30 pm | Main & GoToMeeting

Join us as Dr. Sarah J. Eikleberry discusses Iowa's Segregated Summer Camps for Youth from 1925-1950.

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Sisterly Advice

Tuesday, September 28th at 6:30 pm | Fairmount or Virtual

Join us for NormaLeah's Sisterly Advice, an ‘empowerment session’ educating women and those who love them about ovarian cancer and its genetic link to other cancers.

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Preschool Storytime

Sep 21 | 10:00 AM

Preschool Storytime

  • Eastern Ave. Story Circle
  • Storytimes
Challenge This!

Sep 21 | 4:00 PM

Challenge This!

  • Eastern Ave. - Story Room, Eastern Ave. Story Circle
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White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

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White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

“It is white people’s responsibility to be less fragile; people of color don’t need to twist themselves into knots trying to navigate us as painlessly as possible.” Upon ordering Dr. Robin DiAngelo’s newest publication back in May, entitled Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm, I was inspired

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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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