DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 5, 2021) — Try your hand at whatever ridiculous challenge the library has put together for the week, every Tuesday, August 10–September 28 at 4PM at Eastern Ave (6000 Eastern Ave). It could be as simple as stacking marshmallows, or as challenging as painting a self-portrait — blindfolded! Each week is a surprise — be ready for anything. Perfect for thrill-seekers aged 5-11.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 5, 2021) — Learn to read your résumé like a hiring manager. Join us Monday, August 16, 6:30PM, for a virtual workshop, where you'll get four strategies to improve your résumé and a checklist of tips to help you communicate your strengths. This free program is offered in conjunction with Grow with Google.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 4, 2021) — Do you have a furry friend that loves rope toys? Join us Monday, August 9, 6:30PM, at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) as we learn how to make rope toys for dogs out of felt. This event is for adults. Registration is required at https://bit.ly/dpl-ropetoysfordogs.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 3, 2021) — Encourage the love of reading with story-times from August through September with the Davenport Library. Come to one or several — all are welcome!

Mindfulness and Movement Storytime

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 3, 2021) — The world is full of different spices and we are going to attempt to try them all! Join us on the first Tuesday of each month August through December, 6:30PM, at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount St) as we try a new spice and recipe, which will be provided to you. Come back the following month to discuss the spice and recipes we tried.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 30, 2021) — It’s the 175th Anniversary of Iowa Statehood (1846-2021) and the Davenport Public Library Main Branch is creating a celebration to highlight Davenport and Iowa history on Thursday, August 19, 4:30–7:30PM. The event with feature locally sourced products, and promote our downtown community.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 21, 2021) — Learn to identify and protect yourself and your personal information from online scammers. On Wednesday, August 4, 6:30PM, join us for a virtual workshop where you'll learn about three real-life online scams and familiarize yourself with some of the techniques scammers commonly use to access sensitive information. We are offering this free program in conjunction with Grow with Google.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 20, 2021) — Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invites you to their monthly meeting.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — Looking for an easy craft? Each Tuesday during August and September beginning August 3, we will have new take and make adult crafts available at our Eastern, Fairmount, and Main Libraries. Kits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 8, 2021) — The FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library Bookstore at the Eastern Ave Library (6000 Eastern Ave) will be holding a buy one get one free sale on Saturday, July 24, 10AM-1PM. Plus, all items at the Eastern Ave Bookstore will be 50 cents, and under that day only, with special items for sale, including over 500 comic books at $1.00 each, or 20 for $10, and many beautiful book sets.

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