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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME PROGRAMS?

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME PROGRAMS?

Next week the Davenport Public Library starts its fall line-up of programming!  Starting September 1, non-stop through the end of the year, you will not find more FREE programming anywhere in the Quad Cities than at the Davenport Public Library!  At approximately 23 programs a week, we will be offering nearly 400 programs between now and the end of the year!  400 PROGRAMS!  Make sure to check out all of our program options on the library calendar at www.davenportlibrary.com.

Be sure to check out all of our blogs and social networking sites!

And don’t forget to become Libby’s friend on facebook!

August 27, 20100 comments
MANGO – The Easiest Way to Learn a Foreign Language!

MANGO – The Easiest Way to Learn a Foreign Language!

MANGO – the newest and greatest database offered at the Davenport Public Library!  All you need is your library card and the want or need to learn another language.  This awesome learning tool has two options; one to learn a foreign language and another for those that are trying to learn English from another language (ESL – English as a Second Language).  All languages have a “Basic” tab, where you can quickly learn some basic words and phrases for your business trip or short trip overseas.  Then some languages also have a “Complete” tab which is aimed at students who want to move beyond basic language skills.  Finally if that wasn’t enought, Mango also has a “Translate” section.  In this area, you can choose a language and then type in the message that you would like to have translated!  How AWESOME is that!

To check out this new database visit our website at www.davenportlibrary.com.

August 23, 20101 comment
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-20

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-20

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August 20, 20100 comments
Author Tammy Ruffin visits the Eastern Avenue Library

Author Tammy Ruffin visits the Eastern Avenue Library

Local author, Tammy Ruffin, who recently released a new book entitled, The Black Dress, will be at Davenport Public Library Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Monday, August 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. for a book-signing and reception.

Join us as Tammy shares insight from her recently published book. She will give also give a short talk and take questions and answers from the audience. Enjoy light refreshments and socializing with other fans of The Black Dress.

20% of all book sales will be donated to the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library.

For more information, contact 563-888-3371.

August 19, 20100 comments
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-13

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-13

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August 13, 20100 comments