Davenport Public Library

Events

June 25 - July 1, 2018

Monday, June 25

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...

Lunch at the Library

The library is once again partnering with Davenport Community Schools for our summer meal site! Kids and teens under the age of 18 are invited to drop in...

Minecraft Mondays

REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Come play Minecraft on the Library's server! Registration is required; the library will begin accepting registration on May 1st.

Story and a Craft

A special storytime presenting a favorite picture book with a craft or activity designed especially for the story!

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...

How Not to Die

Many types of chronic disease are thought to be lifestyle related. This program will teach strategies to help you: Eat healthy Reduce stress Improve sleep...

Tuesday, June 26

Summer Reading Program

The Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program offers free programs for kids and teens all summer long! Our READ WILD summer, sponsored by the FRIENDS...

Use the library and win prizes! 

Earn prizes this summer at the Davenport Public Library! Starting June 1st, adults can earn raffle tickets for a chance to win a prize in the weekly...

Stories in the Park at VanderVeer Botanical Park

Bring your snacks, sit back and take a break with your favorite summertime stories!

Lunch at the Library

The library is once again partnering with Davenport Community Schools for our summer meal site! Kids and teens under the age of 18 are invited to drop in...

Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip

IPTV star Dan Wardell puts on a high-energy, interactive storytelling performance! Dan will be putting on two performances, one at 1:30 and one at 2:30!

Vibrant Ice Cream Truck

Vibrant Credit Union will be bringing their ice cream truck to the library this summer to give away FREE ice cream! Stop by on the following days and times...

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...

Lego Night

Come play with the library's thousands of Legos for an hour of free-build! We'll provide the bricks, you supply the imagination.

Genealogical Perspectives: Brick Walls: Cold Case Investigative Techniques

Genealogical roadblocks hindering your research? Missing pieces in your research? Lisa Louise Cooke’s video, Genealogical Cold Cases, will teach you tips and...

Wednesday, June 27

Birdies for Charity

This year the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library will use Birdies’ funds to purchase library materials that will be checked out and brought to our...

Toddler Storytime

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

Lunch at the Library

The library is once again partnering with Davenport Community Schools for our summer meal site! Kids and teens under the age of 18 are invited to drop in...

Brown Bag Book Club

Join us for discussion of popular fiction and non-fiction titles over the lunch hour.

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....

Wild Crafts

Let's get wild at the library! A different wild craft every week.

Summer Book Arts Academy

Summer Book Arts Academy is a hands-on workshop series offering community members an opportunity to learn more about book arts and how to create them. Each...

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,...

Thursday, June 28

Summer Reading Program

The Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program offers free programs for kids and teens all summer long! Our READ WILD summer, sponsored by the FRIENDS...

Use the library and win prizes! 

Earn prizes this summer at the Davenport Public Library! Starting June 1st, adults can earn raffle tickets for a chance to win a prize in the weekly...

Toddler Storytime

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

Lunch at the Library

The library is once again partnering with Davenport Community Schools for our summer meal site! Kids and teens under the age of 18 are invited to drop in...

Beaded Bracelets

Learn how to make a beaded figure-eight bracelet at this program for adults. This is a great project for beginners as it is easier than it looks. Learn how...

Movies at Main

What better way to spend a fun packed summer afternoon than with popcorn and your new favorite kids movie! Popcorn provided, bring your own covered...

Musical Instrument Lending Program

In partnership with AM Guitar and the River Music Experience, the Library now has 4 acoustic guitars and 4 ukuleles available for check out at Main!...

Summer Reading Buddies

The Teen Volunteer Council loves to read and have created their own Summer Reading Buddies team! Join them every week and practice your reading this summer...

Afternoon Storytime

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

DIY Teens

Making things is fun. Supplies will be provided for specific projects, but Teens are always invited to be creative with the materials. June 7 -Mini Llama...

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,...

Friday, June 29

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, June 30

Saturday Morning Movie - Where the Wild Things Are!

Join us for a special Saturday morning showing of the movie Where the Wild Things Are!

Sunday, July 1

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Birdies for Charity

This year the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library will use Birdies’ funds to purchase library materials that will be checked out and brought to our...

June 25 - July 1, 2018