DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 6, 2021) — Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 30, 2021) — Join us in learning how to practically care for and preserve materials at home with tips and tricks from the staff of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. Each workshop will showcase different techniques and share applicable knowledge on creating tools and demonstrating methods of preservation for photographs, letters, books, and more.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 30, 2021) Calling all movie fanatics! Before you watch the award show, brush up on your Oscar trivia with us on Monday, April 19, 6:30PM! All questions will be based on who won an Oscar or what movie won an Oscar. You can play alone or you can form a team. Trivia will be played on Zoom.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 29, 2021) Why have seven of Davenport’s fifteen worst floods occurred in the last twelve years? On Saturday, April 17, 11AM, join our ALA-funded panel of experts as they view climate change through the lens of worsening local Mississippi River flooding.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 29, 2021) In time for Earth Day 2021, let's talk about climate change with a discussion of NOVA's film Decoding the Weather Machine on Thursday, April 8, 6PM, on Zoom. Be sure to view the stream of the film online or check out a copy of the DVD from the Library and bring your thoughts.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 29, 2021) — Do you have questions about estate planning? Do you wonder if you even need to do any estate planning? Join Jaime Ragins and Ray Kozicki from the Society of Financial Awareness on Wednesday, April 7, 6:30PM, on Zoom, as they discuss different aspects of estate planning. They will talk about:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 25, 2021) — Alcohol is the N° 1 abused substance in the state of Iowa and Iowa ranks second in the nation for excessive drinking. Almost half of the youth in Scott County reported having had their first drink of alcohol before age 17.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 25, 2021) — Help us celebrate National Poetry Month by creating poetry. Each Tuesday in April, we will be discussing a different kind of poetry and then trying our hands at creating it! We will be meeting virtually using GoToMeeting each week. To register and find meeting information, visit https://bit.ly/dpl-diypoetry.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 24, 2021) — The Davenport Public Library is partnering with Oelerich, Reiling, and Miller PC and Shred-It to present a Free Shred Day on Thursday, April 22, 1–4PM, at the Davenport Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Ave.). Community members can bring up to three standard file containers, maximum size 15 x 12 x 10 inches, for secure shredding. Documents will be confidentially shredded on-site.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 24, 2021) — Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invites you to attend a presentation on the Civil Conservation Corps by Linda McCann on Monday, April 5, 7PM, on Zoom.