DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 16, 2019) — Help us kickoff Summer Reading by designing your own spot in the Library! Join us Thursday, June 6, 4PM, at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) and design a circle, leave it with us, and we will add it to our ongoing summer projects that will be on display at all three buildings.

If you can't make it to the program, don't worry! We'll have circles available at the desk for you to decorate throughout June and July!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 16, 2019) — Kids in 3rd-5th grade who are interested in learning how to code are invited to join the Coding Club! The club is for beginners who want to explore hands-on coding in a fun and casual environment. Coding Club meets Thursdays beginning June 6 through July 25 at 3PM at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount St). Registration is required.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 15, 2019) — Kids are invited to play Minecraft, Roblox, and other computer games on the Library’s servers on Wednesdays beginning June 5 through July 31, 3-4PM, at Main (321 N Main St). Registration is required!

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 14, 2019) — “Girls Who Code” is an afterschool club for girls in 6th through 12th grade who are interested in coding. The club encourages beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment.

This program takes place at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) every Tuesday through July beginning June 4 at 3PM. Registration is required.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 13, 2019) — Join us for our new How-to Tech Series! Each Monday in June, 3-4PM, at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount St), we will discuss a new app or website. Bring your device (or use our computers) and learn something new!

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 13, 2019) — Encourage the love of reading with storytimes from June through July with the Davenport Library. Come to one or several — all are welcome!

Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave)

Preschool Storytime — Weekly on Mondays at 3:30PM
Once Upon a Wednesday — Weekly on Wednesdays at 6PM
Storytime! — Weekly on Thursdays at 10AM

Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount St)

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 11, 2019) — Join us as we blast off into “A Universe of Stories” for the 2019 Summer Reading Program! Kick off the fun on Friday, June 7, at 7PM at our Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Ave) to check out the Mississippi Bend AEA’s Star Lab, study the skies with the Popular Astronomy Club, enjoy space crafts and activities, and more! The library will be open late for this special after-hours event.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2019) — The Library was set to provide a program partnered with the MUGZ Club for a complete homebrewing demonstration, from grain to glass, on Saturday, May 4, 1PM, at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) for this unique class that will emphasize equipment and technique for the absolute beginner. If you can boil water, you can brew!


Due to unforeseen events, the program has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2019) — Do you have fines? The entire month of May, the Davenport Public Library is participating in Read Away Your Fines! Simply stop by any of our three locations at the Service Desk and tell them you are interested in reading away your fines. The staff will give you a bookmark to take home. Each book on the bookmark represents one hour of reading and $4 of fines. The books on the back are separated into 15 minute sections.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 1, 2019) Many people believe they are great at interviewing, but we could all use some help with our interview skills. Join us Tuesday, May 21, 6:30PM, at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount St) and learn how to be more effective at your next interview. Presented by Mark Holloway from Iowa Workforce Development.