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Early Closing

Thursday, August 19th at 4:00 pm | Main

The Main Library will be closing early at 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 19th due to a special event that begins at 4:30 pm.

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Strategic Planning Survey

Help us shape our future! Please tell us what you think about the Davenport Library and its services by filling out this survey.

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Summer Reading Program 2021

June 19th - August 28th

Add some color to your summer with the Library’s Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your World!

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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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Ancestry at Home!

Ancestry Library Edition is available from home until December 31st! Watch this video to learn how to access this comprehensive genealogical database with your library card.

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Library in the Park

This summer, join the Library & Davenport Parks & Recreation for fun summer activities in parks across Davenport!

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#Iowa175 Celebration

Thursday, August 19 from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Main

It’s the 175th Anniversary of Iowa Statehood and the Main Library is creating a celebration to highlight Davenport and Iowa history, feature locally sourced products, and promote our downtown community.

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Dance Party Storytime

Aug 4 | 10:00 AM

Dance Party Storytime

  • Fairmount St. Children's Garden
  • Storytimes

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Take a Road Trip this Summer!

From the Blog

Take a Road Trip this Summer!

When I was growing up my family would take a vacation every August, visiting National Parks and historic sites. Road tripping is a great way to see and appreciate this country, its beauty and diversity. I have lots great memories of these trips and feel fortunate to have seen and

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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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