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Winter Reading Program 2022

January 1st - January 31st

Join this year's Winter Reading Program, Read for a Better World! Register online or pick up a paper log at any Library branch.

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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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Autorenewal

Beginning January 1st, 2022

On January 1st, we are implementing autorenewal of eligible items! If an item has a renewal remaining and doesn't have a hold, it will be renewed automatically.

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YA is Fine Free!

Beginning January 1st, 2022

On January 1st, the Davenport Public Library and all Rivershare Libraries are moving fine-free on all Young Adult materials! Anything labeled “YA” can be checked out without fear of fines being added if they are returned late.

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Community Quilt Project

January 3rd - January 28th

Using books, reading, or community as the theme, create your own one-of-a-kind 10” quilt block to donate to our project. The finished quilt will be displayed at one of our Library locations throughout the spring.

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SaSS

Saturday, January 22nd at 10:00 am | Fairmount

Davenport has a new short story book club: SaSS! One Saturday a month we will meet to read short stories written by a variety of diverse authors. Our January story is called "The Big Cat" by Louise Erdrich.

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Searching for the Snow Leopard

Saturday, January 22nd at 2:00 pm | Eastern or Virtual

Hear from The Snow Leopard Conservancy as they share stories and images from conservationists who have traveled in search of the elusive predator.

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Identify Domestic Violence

Monday, January 24th at 6:30 pm | Main & Virtual

1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Is this someone you know? Join our program in person or virtually to learn the signs.

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Community Quilt Project

Jan 22 | 12:00 AM

Community Quilt Project

  • Virtual Branch
  • Arts & Crafts

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for Nintendo Switch

It’s no secret I’m largely a fitness gamer – my most-played games for 2021 were Just Dance 2021, Fitness Boxing 2, and RingFit Adventure. Recently I realized that I’ve been neglecting a very fun and relatively active game that also acts as a somewhat ironic time capsule: Mario & Sonic

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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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