DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Teens between the ages of 11-19 are invited to show off their creativity and filmmaking skills by creating videos for the QC Libraries' Annual Teen Video Contest! Two grand prizes of $100 Visa gift cards will be awarded to winning videos in each category: Short Form Video (30-60 seconds) and Long Form Video (3-5 minutes). Videos must be submitted by October 31, 2021.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Teen readers (ages 11-19) are invited to take part in this annual teen challenge to see which QC Libraries' teens can read the most during the month of October!

Every QC teen reader who reads for at least 1,000 minutes will be entered into a grand prize drawing to win a $100 Visa gift card!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 28, 2021) — Stop by the Fairmount Library (3000 N Fairmount St) on October 27, 5-7PM, for a Trunk-or-Treat event. Local community organizations, city departments, and library partners will be handing out Halloween goodies. Don't forget to dress up in your costumes!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 28, 2021) — Kids ages 6-12 are invited to learn the basics of American Sign Language in this 6-week class beginning Tuesday, October 5, 4PM, at Eastern (6000 Eastern Ave) We will go over fingerspelling, numbers, common greetings, and more. Registration is required at: https://bit.ly/dpl-basicsignlanguage.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 24, 2021) — Join the Davenport Civil Rights Commission and the Davenport Public Library for a showing of “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” at the Main Library (321 N Main St) on Wednesday, October 6, 5:30PM. A discussion will take place after the movie.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 23, 2021) — NormaLeah's Sisterly Advice is an “empowerment session” educating women and those who love them about ovarian cancer and its genetic link to other cancers.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 23, 2021) — Join authors Michael McCarty and John Brassard Jr on Saturday, October 2, 2PM, at the Fairmount Street Library (3000 N Fairmount St) or virtually for a talk about the haunted history of the Quad Cities.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 23, 2021) — Outdoor homebrewing season may be over, but there are plenty of apples in the orchard. Making your own hard cider takes a fraction of the time and effort. We welcome the MUGZ Club for a hands-on demonstration on Monday, October 4, 6:30PM, at the Eastern Ave Library (6000 Eastern Ave).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 17, 2021) — Introducing Davenport Library's newest book club: SaSS! One Saturday a month we will meet to read short stories written within the last decade by a variety of diverse authors. On October 9, 10AM, we will discuss "Black-Eyed Women" by Viet Thanh Nguyen (2017). Copies of the story are available at all Davenport Libraries.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 15, 2021) — Join us Tuesday, September 21, 6:30PM, as Dr Sarah J Eikleberry discusses Iowa's “Segregated Summer Camps for Youth from 1925-1950”. Black middle-class reformers and professionals worked to create and safeguard childhood experiences in Iowa during the American Interwar era.