DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 19, 2022) — On Friday, January 6, 9AM–5:30PM, at Fairmount, and on Saturday, January 14, 9AM–5:30PM, Eastern, The Library will be accepting donations of clean and gently used formal wear to help support our Formal Wear Giveaway program in January. We are accepting donations of clean and gently-used dresses, suits, blazers, dress pants, ties, bow-ties, and formal purses, BUT NO shoes or jewelry at this time.

Please drop off your donated items at the Library's service desks any time during our two drop-off days.

We will be holding our Formal Wear Giveaway on Saturday, January 28, 2-5PM, at our Fairmount Street Branch. On the day of the exchange, local area high-school students can browse the donations and take home one of each garment-type. Changing areas will be provided to try on clothing.

For more information, please visit: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/9431819.

About the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library is the municipal library for the City of Davenport, Iowa, serving a population of 102,196 residents. The Library has three conveniently-located facilities: Main, Fairmount, and Eastern. Main is also the home of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center, which focuses on local history and genealogy. New in 2020, the Library acquired the Outreach Wheeled Library (OWL) that brings library services directly to retirement facilities, schools, day-cares, community events, and organizations throughout Davenport. Patrons can access our library catalog, website, e-books, e-audiobooks, and countless digital resources, remotely 24-hours a day. Wireless Internet access and public computers, faxing, copying, notary services, and scanning are available at each of our locations.

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