Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Saturday, May 5 beginning at 2pm as we celebrate Free Comic Book Day! We'll have games, trivia, and free comic books to give away! Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and join in on the fun.

Special thanks to Mellow Blue Planet for donating free comics.

The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center at Main is pleased to present a variety of events during Preservation Week (April 22 – 28) that focus on family history!

Join us at Fairmount (3000 N. Fairmount Street) on Tuesday, April 24 at 6pm for an evening with New York Times Bestselling Author, April Henry, who Booklist has called "... a leading light in YA mystery." Henry will give her presentation, "What Doesn’t Kill You: One Writer's (Sometimes Crazy) Dedication to Getting it Right" which will be followed by a book signing.

Feeling overwhelmed with all the “things” in your life? Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30pm when Dr. Jill M. Bjerke, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist from the Cut the Clutter Company, discusses how to downsize, eliminate clutter and get organized once and for all.

It’s Money Smart Week! Do you know how to preserve and protect your assets? Would you like to avoid losing up to 40% of your retirement plan the day you walk away? Is the bank the best place to save money?

Learn insights to these and other questions from a representative of Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Monday, April 23 at 6:00pm and gain valuable understanding of the risks and rewards of investing.

The Davenport Public Library is excited to announce that it has won a YALSA/Dollar General Summer Teen Intern Grant and will be hiring a Social Media Intern and a Creative Literacy Intern for Summer 2018. Both teen interns will work 50 hours on special projects aimed at celebrating reading and the Summer Reading Program and will earn a $500 stipend.

Join dancers from Ballet Quad Cities for an hour of movement and music as we bring the poetry of Shel Silverstein to life. Meet us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Thursday, March 29 at 6:00pm. Reading has never been so much fun as everyone learns to “dance me a story.”

Hey, kids! You’re invited to come to the Library for a surprise activity! Stop by Main (321 Main Street) to find out if we’re building with Legos, painting a picture, watching a movie, playing games or something wild and crazy! Kids of all ages are welcome.

Main Library Mania begins at 5:30pm and will be held on the following Thursdays:

March 22 and 29

April 5 and 26

Join us each month as we highlight a different craft chosen especially for older children and teens. We’ll meet at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) at 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 27 and Tuesday, April 24. In March we’ll explore quilting and in April we’ll try our hand at found art. These classes are appropriate for children ages 8 and up.