Join us at the Davenport Library when Iowa native, country music artist Angela Meyer performs holiday music. She’ll be at Main (321 Main) on Saturday, December 9 at 2:00pm, sharing festive songs for the holiday season!

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.

Come join us for an hour of free-build using the library’s thousands of Legos at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Thursday September 21 at 5:30pm. We’ll provide the bricks, you supply the imagination!

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for their very own sleepover! Drop off a cuddly friend at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) any time between 9am and 5:30pm on Friday, September 22nd. Then come back on Saturday, September 23rd at 9:30am for breakfast snacks and a chance to see what kind of mischief your stuffed animals got into overnight!

Professor and historian Art Pitz will be presenting his annual Middle East lecture series at the Davenport Public Library and Rock Island Public Library in September and October.  Pitz will be discussing the complexities and hot-button topics relating to the Middle East, beginning with “ISIS Today: Dead or Alive?” at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, September 27 at 6:00 pm.  The com

Do you ship Neville Longbottom and Luna Lovegood? Same! Geek out with other teen readers about Percy Jackson, Harry Potter and other favorite book series. Join us at Main (321 Main Street) on the fourth Monday of the month beginning  September 25 at 4:00pm. There’ll be trivia, crafts, discussions, games and snacks!

Learn how to make your own working fidget spinner! Children ages 6 and older will use Perler beads to craft their own fidget spinner. Join us at Main (321 Main Street) on Tuesday September 19 at 3:30pm for this fun craft!

All materials will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required.

Come to the Davenport Public Library for a belly dancing demonstration from Bez Lancial! Bez will present a short history and introduction to belly dance, show some isolation techniques used to execute the movements and end with some follow-along dancing. Join us at Main (321 Main Street) on Thursday September 14 at noon for this fun and informative program!

You are invited to join us at the Davenport Public Library for a monthly craft program for adults. Meet us at 2:00pm on the third Saturday of the month beginning September 16 at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) for lots of crafty fun! The lineup of upcoming crafts includes:

September 18 – Butterfly Jars

October 21 – Wycinanki (Polish Paper Craft)

November 18 – Card Making

As part of the centenary observance of the end of World War I, the Davenport Library will host a series of lectures discussing pivotal events of the War to End All Wars. The first in this series, “The Zimmerman Telegram and the US Entry into the War” will be held at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, September 13 at 2:00pm.

Join us for Saturday Storytime at the Davenport Library! This month’s theme is “Apple-y Ever After”, all about apples and harvesting. There will be stories, songs and a fun craft! Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Saturday September 16 at 10am for lots of apple-y fun!

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