It’s almost time for the annual QC Area Teen Video Contest! You’re invited to create and submit a 3-5 minute video on this year’s theme, “Libraries are for Creating.” Videos will be shown on the Putnum Museum’s Giant Screen at the Teen Video Contest Premiere Party on Thursday March 8 at 6:00pm. Entry forms and complete rules are available at the Library.

Cheryl Raley-Kirk from the Source Bookstore will provide insight into rare, out-of-print and collectible books at the “Rare and Valuable Books” presentation. Join us at Main (321 Main Street) on Tuesday, February 13 at 1:00pm to learn what makes a book rare and collectible, how to identify a first edition and how to research a books value. Cheryl will also talk about proper book descriptions, bindings, parts of a book and signed books.

The American Cancer Society’s Discovery Shop in Cumberland Square invites you to bargain shop for a cause!  Sunday, February 4th will be our annual super clearance sale EVERYTHING in the store will be half price. 

Join us for Afternoon Storytime, now at a new time! We’ll be at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Tuesday, February 13 at 3:30pm. This month the theme is “Snow Stories”. We’ll have stories, songs and activities for kids of all ages for a fun and cozy program!

January 27 - LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner - Davenport Country Club. Award Winners for 2017 will be announced. Chamber Board for 2018 introduced. Live music by Bobby Ray Bunch, Live and Silent Auctions. Cash Bar (the Country Club bar only accepts cash).  We have lots of fabulous auction items and will be accepting credit/debit cards, checks or cash. THANK YOU to all who are coming, and to those who have so generously donated for the Auctions.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Davenport Library! Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00am. We’ll make our own valentines, decorate cookies and play games! Kids of all ages are welcome to attend.

Bring your child (recommended ages 3-6) to the GIANT screen as education specialist, Ms. Patty, reads from her collection of classic children's book. 

Story time will be Saturday, January 27 and will feature the reading of this month's selection "Bee My Valentine" by Miriam Cohen, illustrated by Ronald Himler. Stick around after the story to join Ms. Patty as she leads a fun activity for you and your child. 

Feed Me in February

Saturday, February 3rd from 10am until 3pm.


Pre-sale ticket pricing expires on 1/27!


Sample many things chocolate offered by local chocolate shops, coffee houses and other vendors. Spend time relaxing in the Sun Garden near our cacao tree while we tour the history of chocolate with you at this family-friendly event. Try a chocolate scented product from a beauty vendor or prick out the perfect Valentine's gift for your sweetheart!


Steph DeLacy, choreographer for Jr Theater’s production of Seussical, Jr will lead acting games and teach us some of the dance steps from the musical. Come to Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Saturday, February 3 at 10:00am for lots of Seussical fun!