DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 4, 2019) — All juvenile materials go fine-free in the Davenport Public Library.

At the City Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the announcement was made that all Juvenile Materials in the Davenport Public Library will be deemed fine-free beginning April 8, to kick off National Library Week.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 3, 2019) — When was the last time you sat down and wrote a letter to someone? In celebration of National Card and Letter Writing Month, join us Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30PM at the Eastern Avenue Library (6000 Eastern Ave.) to write a real paper-and-pen letter.

QUAD CITIES (April 1, 2019) — Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 22, 2019) — Do you have a curious, cuddly friend who wants to be a librarian? Bring them to the Library’s first Stuffed Animal Interns program!

Drop off a stuffed animal or doll at any Davenport Public Library location on Thursday, April 11th between noon and closing, or Friday, April 12, 9AM-12PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 19, 2019) — Professor and historian Art Pitz will be presenting his annual Middle East lecture series at the Davenport Public Library and Bettendorf Public Library in April and May. Pitz will be discussing the complexities and hot-button topics relating to the Middle East, beginning with “Iran versus Saudi Arabia: What's at Stake? at the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Dr) on Monday, April 1, at 6:30PM.

The complete lecture series is as follows:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 18, 2019) — Help us celebrate National Poetry Month by creating and exploring different kinds of poetry, beginning April 1 at 4PM at Fairmount (3000 N Fairmount). We'll have some supplies, but you're welcome to bring your own!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 14, 2019) — Do you love the show “Game of Thrones”? Join us Saturday, April 6 at 2PM at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) as we psych ourselves up for the last season! We will have several fun filled activities to keep GOT fans entertained. Costumes welcome, but not 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 (March 12, 2019) — Turn your memories into a memoir by writing the history of your life one story at a time. Darrell Lietz will be teaching the skills necessary to begin writing your own memoir during a six-week class at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) beginning April 2 at 1:30PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 4, 2019) — Learn about water pollution with Green Iowa AmeriCorps! Join us March 25 at 6PM at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) for an introduction to water pollution with an emphasis on the Mississippi River as well as a tutorial with water kits.

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 (February 25, 2019) —

The dates of two lectures in the series have been changed, per the presenters. The correct dates for each lecture are as follows (corrections bold-faced):

March 5 at 6:30PM at Eastern — "How Not to Die: The Relationship Between Food and Chronic Disease" presented by Beth Bryant, DPT