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STEP UP TO THE PLATE BEGINS SATURDAY, APRIL 30 AT THE DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

STEP UP TO THE PLATE BEGINS SATURDAY, APRIL 30 AT THE DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

Be sure to check our website at www.davenportlibrary.com or stop in one of the Davenport Public Libraries to pick-up your Step Up to the Plate playbook.  Beginning the Saturday, April 30, pick-up a playbook, complete your questions and return it to one of the Davenport Public Libraries to receive a free voucher at any regular season home Quad Cities River Bandits game and have your name entered into a drawing for a local grand prize and we will submit it to the national program for your chance to win a trip for two to the Baseball Hall of Fame Museum in Cooperstown and other great prizes!  The Davenport Public Library’s version of Step Up to the Plate runs April 30 through August 15!

April 27, 20110 comments
THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!

The Davenport Public Library and its employees would like to thank all of the volunteers for another wonderful and successful year!

 

April 12, 20110 comments
EXPERIENCE JERUSALEM AT TRAVELEARNING – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6!

EXPERIENCE JERUSALEM AT TRAVELEARNING – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6!

The Davenport Public Library, in cooperation with Senior Star Living at Elmore Place, is offering a new program this spring called “Travelearning: Exploring the Globe on Screen.” This program happens on the first Wednesday of each month, March through November, at 2:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library (6000 Eastern Avenue).

“Many people love to travel, but circumstances such as lack of money or poor health can sometimes get in the way,” Angela Campbell, library pr/programming coordinator said. “This program explores a different location each month through beautifully produced movies and documentaries designed to educate and entertain interested travelers.”

Upcoming destinations include:
April 6 – Jerusalem
May 4 – Mexico
June 1 – Jamaica
July 6 – National Parks of the United States
August 3 – Australia
September 7 – Greece
October 5 – Transylvania
November 2 – China

Travelearning is a free program open to everyone. For more information, call 563-326-7832, or visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

April 5, 20110 comments