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Library Closing

Monday, May 27th | All Branches

All three Davenport Public Library Branches will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, May 28th.

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Pikachu Party!

Saturday, May 18th | 2:00pm at Fairmount

Let's Go! Grab your detective hats and follow the clues to the Library for a super fun All-Ages Pikachu Party! Join us for make-our-own Pikachu ears and other crafts, a Pokémon Go IRL Scavenger Hunt, and then compete in the ultimate Pokémon Trivia Contest for glory and prizes!

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The Civic-Minded Charles A. Ficke

Wednesday, May 22nd | 6:30 pm at Main

Join historian Dr. William Roba as he explores the life of Davenporter Charles A. Ficke and his many contributions to the civic and cultural character of the Quad-Cities.

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Dana L. Davis Author Visit

Thursday, May 30th | 6:00 pm at Fairmount

Author & actress Dana Davis is returning to Davenport to celebrate the release of her second YA novel! Join us for a discussion with Dana, a North High School alumna, led by LOVE Girls.

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Homework Help

May 20 | 3:00 PM

Homework Help

  • Fairmount Street
  • Educational
Quad Cities Writers Group

May 20 | 5:30 PM

Quad Cities Writers Group

  • Eastern Ave. - Meeting Room A
  • Educational

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The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

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The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

Susan Meissner’s newest book, The Last Year of the War, is the story of a German-American girl whose life forever changes when her family is sent to an internment camp in Texas during World War II. I urge you to give this book a try because Davenport, Iowa is the

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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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Flood Resources

Have you or a loved one been affected by the flood or do you want to know what you can do to aid others during this time? Our friends at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce have Compiled a helpful resource to all of those in need. Simply click "Learn More" and you will be connected to a variety of resources.

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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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