COVID-19 Response and Information


Update 4/6/2020: Due to new public health guidelines issued by Gov. Reynold's office, the Fairmount St drive-up window will close Monday, April 6th at 5:30 pm until further notice. 

Update 3/24/2020: All branches of the Davenport Public Library are closed until further notice.

Update 3/17/2020: Items from ALL RiverShare libraries (Davenport PL, Bettendorf PL, Clinton PL, Clinton Community College, LeClaire Community Library, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College, and Scott County Library) will not be due until MONDAY, MAY 18TH, 2020. Library cards set to expire before that date will be extended to May 18th as well. 

Update 3/16/2020: The City of Davenport is closely monitoring the ramifications of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to evaluate our community’s health condition, the City has joined the Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition. The Coalition, which is made up of area health, business, government, and emergency management officials, is meeting regularly to review the most current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local authorities in order to make proactive adjustments to our preparedness and response plan. (City's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message, 3/13/20)

At the Davenport Public Library, we hold tight to our mission to connect a diverse community to resources that inform, enrich, educate, and entertain. During the coming days, Library and city staff will continue to work toward providing as many services as possible while observing health and safety recommendations of local authorities.

Effective March 16, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. the Library will be closed until further notice.

All public programs, meeting room reservations, outreach, and offsite services will be suspended for the duration of the closure. The Library's pickup window at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount St.) will be open Monday –  Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for system holds and material returns. Staff will also be available to answer the phone for any questions that may arise.

In the meantime, the Davenport Library suggests that patrons utilize all of our digital services such as e-books, e-audio, free music, streaming services and more by accessing our website

We will continue to share updates as they come and thank you for your patience.

Event & Program Updates

Updated 3/16/2020 at 4:50 pm

The Davenport Public Library is closed until further notice. This includes all events, programs, and all public meeting and study rooms.