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.

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 (April 26, 2019) — Let's Go! Grab your detective hats and follow the clues to the Fairmount Library for a super fun all-ages Pikachu Party! Join us Saturday, May 18, at 2PM, at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount) for make-our-own Pikachu ears and other crafts, a Pokémon Go IRL Scavenger Hunt, and then compete in the ultimate Pokémon Trivia Contest for glory and prizes!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 26, 2019) — Join us Saturday mornings in May at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) for a four-part series exploring the development of Western culture as reflected in the sculpture of the age.

Saturday, May 4, 10AM — We will discuss the definition of the Renaissance and the beginning of Renaissance sculpture.

Saturday, May 11, 10AM — Explore medieval through 15th-century sculpture, including the work of Donatello.

Get ready for planting season! Join us Thursday, May 16, at Fairmount, 4-7PM, and share flowers, vegetables, herbs, seedling-starters, and seeds with Scott County Master Gardeners Extension. Bring your seeds and started-seedling plants to swap and share. We will also be showcasing some of our US Plant Patent photos. Be sure to label your seeds and seedlings.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 22, 2019) — More young Americans are becoming caregivers to elderly or disabled family members, and it can be difficult to balance your career with the needs of elderly parents or grandparents. Join us Monday, May 13, 6PM, at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) to learn about being a caregiver for an older adult. Presented by Milestones Area Agency on Aging.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 18, 2019) — New to the area or just looking to make new mom friends? Come to the Eastern Avenue Library Saturday, May 11, 2–4PM, and meet some other moms. Bring your mom (or don't!) and meet new mom friends. We'll have crafts and activities, as well as questions to help get the conversations started.

These events are FREE and open to the public.