Davenport Public Library

Events

April 20 - 26, 2018

Friday, April 20

Baby Storytime

Start building your child's early literacy skills at Baby Storytime! Featuring books, songs, rhymes, lap bounces, and more. Best for ages 0-18 months.

Preschool Storytime

Geared towards children ages 3-5, this storytime is designed to help your child develop basic skills to encourage early school success. Activities will...

Saturday, April 21

Saturday Storytime @ Fairmount: Egg Heads

Families will enjoy songs, stories and a simple craft.

Craft Cafe

Adults are invited to join us at the library for various crafts. All materials are provided. April 21st – Book Pages Flower Bouquets May 19th – Watercolor...

Mock Chihuly Sculptures

Tween (ages 8+) can make their own hanging sculpture in the style of Dale Chihuly using recycled plastic bottles. Registration is required.

Sunday, April 22

Genealogy Night

The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center will be open after hours on Sunday, April 22nd to give genealogy researchers uninterrupted research time. It...

Monday, April 23

Preschool Storytime

Geared towards children ages 3-5, this storytime is designed to help your child develop basic skills to encourage early school success. Activities will...

Crafternoon

Kids (6+) create a variety of arts and crafts. All supplies provided. March (Treasures from the Sea) 3/5 Fish Collage 3/12 Sequined Clay Fish 3/19 Box...

Fandom Book Club

Do you ship Neville Longbottom & Luna Lovegood? Same! Geek out with other teen readers about Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, Raina Telgemeier & other favorite...

Financial Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

It's Money Smart Week! Do you know how to preserve and protect your assets?How well do you understand the opportunities & risks of investing?Would you like...

Manic Monday

Join us every Monday at Main to try something new, talk about important stuff, meet new people, or make something! There will be something different every...

Tuesday, April 24

zSpace Workstations

Three zSpace workstations have arrived at Main! Generously funded in part by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the workstations allow users...

Library Playgroup

Open play and socialization for children 0-5 and their caregivers. Registration not required.

Shred Day

As part of Money Smart Week, Oelerich and Associates is sponsoring Community Shred Day. Bring your documents (3 containers maximum) to the Eastern Avenue...

Girls Who Code

A club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in learning how to code. The club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Crafting Tweens and Teens

Each month will highlight a different craft chosen especially for older children and teens. March - quilling April - found art

April Henry Author Visit

Join us for an evening with New York Times-Bestselling Author, April Henry, who Booklist has called "... a leading light in YA mystery." Henry will give her...

Lego Disaster Island

Use LEGO bricks to build the perfect island...until disaster strikes. Can you think critically and solve problems on your island in this fun STEM challenge?...

Genealogy Perspectives on Captivating Non-Genealogists with Family History Activities

Genealogists would like to share the family history they researched with their families. Join us in exploring various activities for genealogists to involve...

Wednesday, April 25

Toddler Storytime

Music, movement and stories! All ages welcome, but songs and stories will appeal to children ages 18 months to 3 years.

my Social Security

The Social Security Administration is partnering with the Davenport Public Library to conduct my Social Security sign up events. my Social Security is a free...

Little Makers

Come get creative! We'll have plenty of craft supplies and a special project each week.

Teen Gaming

Hang out with friends and try out new games and gaming systems! Play PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U along with space for tabletop gaming....

Book Party!

Kind of a book club, more like an adventure! Extend your favorite book or series with activities and crafts! March - Series of Unfortunate Events April...

Night Owl Storytime

Sit back, relax, and get ready for bedtime with stories and activities chosen especially for your little night owl. Open to kids of all ages. Pillows,...

Preserving Family Heirlooms: Books, Paper, and Photographs

Celebrate Preservation Week by learning how to handle and care for family treasures to ensure that they are available for future generations to enjoy! Join...

I-74 Bridge Progress

A representative from the Iowa DOT will present progress photos of the I-74 bridge project and outline the upcoming phases.

Thursday, April 26

zSpace Workstations

Three zSpace workstations have arrived at Main! Generously funded in part by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, the workstations allow users...

Toddler Storytime

Music, movement and stories! All ages welcome, but songs and stories will appeal to children ages 18 months to 3 years.

Afternoon Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts! 4/26 Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

STEM Workshop

Come explore STEM activities at the Library! We'll focus on a different subject each week. Thursday, April 5: Science Thursday, April 12:...

Main Library Mania

Kids of all ages are invited to come to the Main Library for a surprise activity! Stop by to find out if we’re building with Legos, painting a picture,...

Ebay Aces

If you're new to Ebay or a guru, come in and compare notes on your selling strategy. Rake in a small fortune and clean out your attic at the same...

April 20 - 26, 2018