Davenport Public Library at Main (321 Main Street) is now offering five 4G LTE network mobile hotspots for patrons to check-out for up to one week! Up to 10 devices – phones, laptops, tablets, cameras, printers – can connect to each hotspot. All mobile hotspots come with an AC adapter and USB cable for charging. They are checked-out on a first-come basis with no holds or renewals.

Celebrate spring with the Library’s first ever Peeps Diorama Contest! Make a shoebox-sized diorama based on a book of your choice, using marshmallow Peeps. Entries can be turned in from Monday, March 19 through Saturday March 31 at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) where they will be on display. A winner will be chosen by the library staff on Monday, April 2 and will receive a prize!

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers Club!

Choose your favorites from a list of over 40 bestselling authors and then leave the rest to us. We will let you know when their latest, never-before-released titles have arrived and are ready for you to pick up at your preferred location.

Celebrate the release of the movie A Wrinkle in Time! Based on the classic novel by Madeleine L'Engle, join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Saturday, March 10 at 2:00pm for a discussion of the book and some fun activities.

Jason Morin, Army Sustainment Command Historian at the Rock Island Arsenal, will present the next installment in the World War I lecture series entitled “Trench Warfare.” The lecture will take place at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:00pm. Join us for this in-depth investigation of the intricate technique of trench warfare and its profound consequences.

Come along to Davenport Library and join in the fun at one of our monthly storytimes! Each monthly storytime in March and April celebrates a special theme. Like our weekly storytimes, we’ll read stories, sing songs and have lots of interactive activities. Children of all ages are welcome.

Birds of a Feather

Tuesday, March 13 at 3:30pm

Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue)

Family Storytime

Thursday, March 15 at 10:00am

Come test your skills against other kids on the Library’s Minecraft Server! Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount) on Saturday, March 10 at 10:00am and Saturday, April 28 at 10:00am. Contestants will be given a theme and judged on their execution and creativity. Winners will take home a small prize.

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!