Join us for Penguin Power Storytime at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Thursday, January 25 at 3:30pm. We’ll have lots of penguin themed stories, songs, rhymes and a fun penguin craft!

Event will raise funds for student scholarships, competition fees

Join us for an hour of free-building with Legos at the Davenport Public Library! Construction begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, January 23 at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street). We’ll provide the bricks, you supply the imagination

On Saturday, January 20 you can enjoy a catered breakfast in the Oceans Gallery at 8:30am. Afterward, you will have the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes to meet our gregarious pair of Bactrian Camels. Wild Bactrian Camels are a critically endangered species. Be among the first zoo guests to ever meet the camels in their house!

There are spaces still available but you need to register by Tuesday, January 16.

AMANA, Iowa- Break out your winter coat and join us for Winterfest in the historic Amana Colonies. There is an authentic experience waiting for all ages during this seasonal celebration; music, winter games and FUN!

Davenport, Iowa; January 15th, 2018 – TEDxDavenport will take place on March 7th, 2018 at the Figge Art Museum in the John Deere Auditorium from 12:00-5:00pm. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of LIMITLESS.  

Silent March to Remember

When: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1-2 p.m.

Where: The silent march will begin at the lower entrance to Cosgrove Hall, located next to Ambrose Hall off of West Locust Street. Ambrosians will march four blocks to civil rights marker at the corner of 11th and Ripley Streets in Davenport, near the site of the former Toney’s Barber and Beauty Shop.

Kids Arts and Crafts Programs at the Davenport Library in January

Come in from the cold and have fun with these creative kids programs at the Davenport Library! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity!

Friday January 19 at 4:00pm at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) – “Colored Pencils, Doodles and Paint by Sticker.”  Coloring, drawing and painting by sticker for artistically inclined kids.

Des Moines... Lorenz Tate, Carl Thomas and Kurtis Blow headline the 20th Annual I'll Make Me a World in Iowa on January 20, 26 & 27. Iowa's African American Festival delivers three powerful cultural events to heat up your January: The Embracing Excellence Gala, Education Day and Celebration Day.  All events take place at the Iowa Event Center.  Free Admission.  

Come test your skills against other kids on the Library’s Minecraft Server! Join us at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount) on Saturday, January 20 at 10:00am. Contestants will be given a theme and judged on their execution and creativity. Winners will take home a small prize.

Registration is required so sign up early! Beginners are invited to compete, but will not receive instruction outside of a basic commands handout.

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