Archive for May, 2009

Work begins on new library site

In early May preliminary work began on the site of the new branch.  During development and grading for Prairie Heights Park and for the residential development north of the park, soil was removed and stored on the library site.  Now that we’re close to beginning construction and development of the park and residential areas is […]

May 29, 2009 · Amy · 2 Comments
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Fundraising Report

The FRIENDS of Davenport Public Library continue to work hard to raise the rest of the funds needed to match the CAT grant awarded by the State of Iowa.  As of this writing approximately $17,000 is still needed.  Any donation of any size is greatly appreciated.  Fundraising during a recession is quite a challenge but […]

May 15, 2009 · Amy · No Comments
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We’re getting close to actual construction!

The Library board authorized the branch architect to proceed with bid documents at a special meeting on May 5th. The City Council also voted to proceed with the project at the most recent council meeting. So bid documents for the construction of the Eastern Avenue Library were released today, May 15th 2009.

May 15, 2009 · Amy · No Comments
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