DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 29, 2020) — Join us for a discussion about books! Every Monday in July and August at 7PM, we will talk about whatever book each member of the group has been reading  fiction and non-fiction welcome! This is a great way to find new books to read.

FINDLAY, OHIO (June 29, 2020) The dean's list for the spring 2020 semester at the University of Findlay has been announced. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Local students include:

Bonita Despain, Geneseo, 61254

Anna Suhl, Eldridge, 52748

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 29, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for Fayette and Van Buren counties in response to a severe storm system June 20 and continuing.

DAVENPORT, IOWA, (June 29, 2020) — Drop in every Tuesday in July and August at 3PM on Facebook Live for our Weekly BookTalk Series. Looking for recommendations? Our Information Services staff will be available to talk about different genres of books.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (June 26, 2020) High-achieving students were named to the Knox College Dean's List for the 2020 Winter Term. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have earned at least 2.5 credits in the term, with a grade-point average of 3.6 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Area students who were honored were:

Andrea Bradshaw of Davenport, Iowa (52803). Bradshaw's major is Undecided at Knox.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 26, 2020) — It's time for a new book club. On the second Wednesday of July and August, we will be starting Book Club at Night at 6:30PM. Using GoToMeeting, patrons will be able to meet to talk about a new book with one of our librarians. Copies of the books can be picked up at the Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Ave) for patrons to borrow.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 26, 2020) While there won't be corndogs, queen contestants, or a sale of champions this year, Iowans may still look forward to five nights of Iowa State Fair highlights from the past five decades on Iowa PBS.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 26, 2020) Iowa PBS Foundation President Susan Moritz Scharnberg has announced plans for her retirement, slated for mid-October 2020. After nearly 40 successful years in the non-profit fundraising sector, nineteen devoted to leading the Iowa PBS Foundation, Scharnberg plans to spend more time with family, traveling, volunteering, and enjoying her many hobbies.

GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK (June 26, 2020) Ramya Banda of Bettendorf, Iowa, was among a select group of outstanding spring 2020 Dean's List at Adelphi University.