Davenport Public Library

Events

October 15 - November 13, 2018

Monday, October 15

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Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

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...

QC Writers' Group

Quad Cities Writers Group is dedicated to supporting and encouraging writers (18+) of all levels, experiences, and genres in pursuing their dreams of...

Teen Advisory Board

Hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the Library awesome! NEW TIME & NEW NAME! Beginning in September 2018, Teen Volunteer Council...

Tuesday, October 16

2018 QC Libraries' Teen Reading Challenge

Teen Reading Challenge: It’s written in the stars…READ! Sept. 22-Oct. 20 The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Davenport in...

October Fine Forgiveness

All October, return any library material and no fines will be charged. Additionally, pay off half of the existing fines on your account and we’ll forgive...

Circle Time Storytime

Best for children ages 2-5, this storytime will bee all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and...

Library Playgroup

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

Homeschool STEM

A monthly STEM program geared toward homeschool families. We'll have fun activities including our zSpace computers, Strawbees, and some engineering crafts.

Turning Your Memories into a Memoir

Write the history of your life one story at a time. Darrell Lietz will be teaching the skills necessary to begin writing your own memoir during a six-week...

Girls Who Code

An afterschool club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in coding. The club is for beginers to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Fireside Knitters

Adult knitting group from beginner to expert.

True Crime Club

Calling all true crime fans! Join us for a new discussion group the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Fairmount Street library. Whether you...

West End Bookclub

Adult fiction book club that meets the third Tuesday of the month.

Wednesday, October 17

Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

Toddler Storytime

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

Afternoon Classic Films

Screening films from the Golden Age of Hollywood starring legendary actors and actresses. July: Pat and Mike August: Cloak and Dagger September: Captain...

Teen Gaming

Hang out with friends and play new games and old favorites. Gaming systems include PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii, plus space for tabletop...

Little Makers

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

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,...

Big/Little Bookclub

A bookclub for Littles (kids in 3rd-5th grade) and their Bigs (adults or older siblings) to read a book together. We will discuss the book and do some...

Thursday, October 18

2018 QC Libraries' Teen Reading Challenge

Teen Reading Challenge: It’s written in the stars…READ! Sept. 22-Oct. 20 The Library asks you to celebrate Teen Read Week and to represent Davenport in...

October Fine Forgiveness

All October, return any library material and no fines will be charged. Additionally, pay off half of the existing fines on your account and we’ll forgive...

Family Storytime

Join us as the library and local organization Unite in Motherhood present stories, songs, play time, and more! Open to children of all ages.

Toddler Storytime

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

Friday, October 19

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time is a free, entertaining opportunity for preschoolers to come and hear stories, sing songs, and play with instruments to develop reading...

Saturday, October 20

Minecraft

Join us as we play Minecraft in creative mode! Build alongside your friends on the library's dedicated Minecraft server. Registration is required and space...

Craft Cafe

Adults are invited to join us at the library for various crafts. All materials are provided. September 15 - Origami Trinket Boxes Registration Required.

Figge Art Lessons to Go  for Kids: French Moderns

This one-hour session introduces students to the elements of art and principles of design plus encourage students to think more creatively while...

Going Zero Waste - All Ages!

Are you looking for ways to reduce the waste you produce? Everyone knows the “three R’s" of reduce, recycle and reuse, but if you are unsure of ways to up...

2pm
Main  

Monday, October 22

Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

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...

School's Out Movie Matinee

School's out, so come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen! Popcorn will be provided.

Device Advice

Do you want to learn how to download ebooks, eaudiobooks, music and magazines to your device? Are you having trouble with your phone or tablet? Bring in your...

Tuesday, October 23

October Fine Forgiveness

All October, return any library material and no fines will be charged. Additionally, pay off half of the existing fines on your account and we’ll forgive...

Circle Time Storytime

Best for children ages 2-5, this storytime will bee all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and...

Library Playgroup

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

Girls Who Code

An afterschool club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in coding. The club is for beginers to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Fireside Knitters

Adult knitting group from beginner to expert.

Creative Collective

Teach and learn together. Each month, we'll meet to learn something new. Participants are asked to volunteer to teach the rest of the group how to do...

Wednesday, October 24

Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

Toddler Storytime

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

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 play new games and old favorites. Gaming systems include PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii, plus space for tabletop...

Little Makers

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

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, October 25

October Fine Forgiveness

All October, return any library material and no fines will be charged. Additionally, pay off half of the existing fines on your account and we’ll forgive...

Toddler Storytime

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

Spooky STEM

Join us for STEM with a Halloween twist. At different stations, kids can try their hand at creating a candy corn catapult, testing which candies are buoyant,...

Friday, October 26

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time is a free, entertaining opportunity for preschoolers to come and hear stories, sing songs, and play with instruments to develop reading...

Saturday, October 27

Saturday Storytime @ Fairmount

Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and activies. Great for the entire family!

Fall Fun Day

The fun isn't over when Davenport's Halloween Parade ends! After the parade, stop by the Main Library for our annual Fall Fun Day. We'll play games, make...

Monday, October 29

Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

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...

Homeschool Arts

Explore a variety of arts and crafts utilizing interesting materials and techniques that are sure to spark your imagination and fuel your creativity!

Tuesday, October 30

Circle Time Storytime

Best for children ages 2-5, this storytime will bee all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and...

Library Playgroup

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

Girls Who Code

An afterschool club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in coding. The club is for beginers to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Fireside Knitters

Adult knitting group from beginner to expert.

Wednesday, October 31

Best Sellers Club

Want to receive the hottest new releases from your favorite authors hassle-free? The Davenport Public Library has you covered with the Best Sellers...

Toddler Storytime

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

Teen Gaming

Hang out with friends and play new games and old favorites. Gaming systems include PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii, plus space for tabletop...

Little Makers

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

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, November 1

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Toddler Storytime

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

Textile Arts

Easy sewing and other fiber arts projects. Each week a different project will be completed. Registration required.

Stranger than Fiction

On a quest for the bizarre? Look out your own window at the madcap happenings of mudball Earth in our nonfiction book club. You can't make this stuff up. ...

Friday, November 2

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time is a free, entertaining opportunity for preschoolers to come and hear stories, sing songs, and play with instruments to develop reading...

Saturday, November 3

Teen Afternoon in Paris

Teens are invited to spend an afternoon with the Library in celebrating the City of Lights in honor of the French Moderns exhibit visiting the Figge Museum...

Monday, November 5

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...

Shorts & Sweets

Read and discuss America's best short stories through the decades while enjoying coffee and sweets! Pick up the lastest story from any library location. No...

QC Writers' Group

Quad Cities Writers Group is dedicated to supporting and encouraging writers (18+) of all levels, experiences, and genres in pursuing their dreams of...

Tuesday, November 6

Circle Time Storytime

Best for children ages 2-5, this storytime will bee all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and...

Library Playgroup

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

Homeschool Bookclub

A bookclub for kids in 3rd-5th grade. Books will be provided and can be picked up at the Fairmount Branch Library. Registration is required.

Girls Who Code

An afterschool club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in coding. The club is for beginers to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Fireside Knitters

Adult knitting group from beginner to expert.

Wednesday, November 7

Toddler Storytime

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

Teen Gaming

Hang out with friends and play new games and old favorites. Gaming systems include PS4, PS3, PS2, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U and Wii, plus space for tabletop...

Little Makers

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

Wisdom & Wellness

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for health and wellness tips presented by experts! Sept 5: Lifestyle Medicine - adding years to life and life...

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, November 8

Toddler Storytime

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

Textile Arts

Easy sewing and other fiber arts projects. Each week a different project will be completed. Registration required.

Teen Advisory Board

Hang out, eat snacks, and share your ideas on how to make the Library awesome! NEW TIME & NEW NAME! Beginning in September 2018, Teen Volunteer Council...

Friday, November 9

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time is a free, entertaining opportunity for preschoolers to come and hear stories, sing songs, and play with instruments to develop reading...

TableTop Game Day

School is out, so join us at the library for some board game fun! Drop in and play something from our collection of games, or bring your own!

Recent Releases

A chance to see those movies you just missed at the theater! Movies are announced one week from the date of the movie. August 10th - "Life of the Party"

Saturday, November 10

Minecraft

Join us as we play Minecraft in creative mode! Build alongside your friends on the library's dedicated Minecraft server. Registration is required and space...

Saturday Storytime @ Eastern

Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and activies. Great for the entire family!

Bob's Burgers Party

A party in the theme of Bob's Burgers. Costumes welcome. We will have snacks, trivia, crafts, and more.

2pm

Monday, November 12

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...

Tuesday, November 13

Circle Time Storytime

Best for children ages 2-5, this storytime will bee all about getting ready for school by developing a love of literature, learning pre-reading skills, and...

Library Playgroup

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

Girls Who Code

An afterschool club for girls in 6th-12th grade who are interested in coding. The club is for beginers to explore coding in a fun and friendly...

Fireside Knitters

Adult knitting group from beginner to expert.

October 15 - November 13, 2018