DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 26, 2021) — The FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library have graciously sponsored a new, limited, service for patrons unable to get to the Library. Borrow by Mail kicks off on November 1. Are you unable to make it to the Library but still want to receive Library materials? Now is your chance to enjoy Library materials without leaving your home!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 25, 2021) — Join us Tuesday, November 9, 4PM, to learn about social media and building an online presence, and how to use both to establish or build a career or business.

This program is scheduled to be held in person at the Main Library (321 N Main St) and virtually.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Many Quad Citians who know of the Black Hawk War of 1832 may assume that the Sauk and Meskwaki people were forced far to the West after the war. While these tribal nations did sustain massive land losses after the war, Native people remained in the area for years, and of these, a significant number--many of them women--pursued land claims as individuals. Join us Thursday, November 4, 6:30PM, at Fairmount St (3000 N.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Join Figge educator, Kelsey Vandercoy, for an in-person talk all about Haitian art on Saturday, November 6, 3PM, at Eastern Ave (6000 Eastern Ave). The Figge Art Museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of Haitian art outside of Haiti itself. Vandercoy will give a brief presentation about the basics of Haitian art and why the Figge has so much of it, followed by a hands-on art activity related to the lesson.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 18, 2021) — Join us Wednesday, November 3, 6PM, for a presentation by author William Hampes. When people think of television and film Westerns, what tends to come to mind are the great feats of physical bravery of the heroes.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 15, 2021) — Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invite you to their monthly meeting Monday, November 1, 6:30PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 15, 2021) Take your music appreciation to the next level! On Monday, November 1, 6PM, at the Main St Library (321 N Main St), Dr Eugene Bechen from St Ambrose University will put four essential rock songs under the microscope to give you a whole new level of understanding.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 13, 2021) — Join us on Thursday, October 28, 6:30PM, for an online presentation by Karen Orozco-Gutierrez, the great-granddaughter of local African-American Civil War veteran Milton Howard. Orozco-Gutierrez will discuss her family history research journey as part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center's celebration of Family History Month.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 11, 2021) — NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations changes attitudes, assumptions, and ideas about people with mental-health conditions. This presentation provides a personal perspective of mental-health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to have a mental-health condition.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 11, 2021) — Join us for an afternoon of genealogy in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center on Sunday, October 24, 1-4PM. Meet other genealogists, learn tips and tricks, and sample some tasty treats! We will learn how to access Ancestry Library from home which is available through the end of the year!

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