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Teen ‘Battle of the Bands’ Registrations Due This Week!

Teen ‘Battle of the Bands’ Registrations Due This Week!

If you are in a teen band, a teen soloist, or in a small group of teen musicians be sure to get your registration turned in at one of the Davenport libraries this week. There is a $20 registration fee, but the top band wins $100 and two more paid gigs worth $200 each! First place $500, second place $275, and third place $200 total!

The battle takes place at the Eastern Avenue Branch on Saturday, July 9 from 1:30 – 4:30. 

For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com

REGISTRATION FORM!

 

June 28, 20110 comments
Musicals Continue on the Big Screen at the Davenport Public Library!

Musicals Continue on the Big Screen at the Davenport Public Library!

Come in out of the heat and enjoy some musicals from the past on Tuesday’s at Eastern and Friday’s at Fairmount at 2:00 p.m. through July!  Each week features a different musical like Grease, Cabaret, and My Fair Lady!  Don’t miss these classics and some ice-cold lemonade and popcorn all for the extremely low cost – FREE!

For more information on any of the hundreds of programs offered at the Davenport Public Library, visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

June 16, 20114 comments
Fun and eventful day at DPL for all ages!

Fun and eventful day at DPL for all ages!

Fairmount has baby story time, a kid movie, and teen gaming! Eastern offers Cultures Around the World through Iowa State Extension, Terrible Todd’s Pirate Show, and an All Iowa Reads book discussion!

WOW! Come out of the heat and the rain and visit your Davenport Public Library today!

Davenport Public Library Calendar of Events

June 8, 20112 comments
2011 SUMMER READING KICKOFF CARNIVAL, SATURDAY, JUNE 4!

2011 SUMMER READING KICKOFF CARNIVAL, SATURDAY, JUNE 4!

Kids of all ages, kickoff your summer fun at the Fairmount Branch Library (3000 N. Fairmount Street) with the Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 4 p.m.!  Play games, win fun prizes, knock one of the teen volunteers into the dunk tank, and signup for the “One World, Many Stories” Summer Reading Program.  All of these great activities and more are FREE for the entire family!

When you need a little break from all of the fun and excitement visit the FRIENDS Bookstore for some real bargains, then stop across  the hall at Cam’s Coffee House for fabulous food and drinks!  Just think, you get entertainment,  fun, check-out library materials, and sign-up for the summer reading program all for FREE and then buy a book and have lunch for around $5.00!  No where else in the Quad Cities can you get all of this excitement for such a great deal!

Kids and teens receive a free book for their half-way prize and the first 1600 finishers (total of all age groups combined) receive a FREE summer reading t-shirt.  Also, upon completion enter your name into a drawing for a chance to win an i-Pod Touch, a Color Nook, or a giant stuffed tiger!    The summer reading program ends August 4 at the Bix Porch Party, featuring Don Estes and the Prairie Area Ramblers, clowns, a stilt walker, and much more!

Keep track of all our fun activities throughout the year on our blogs at blogs.davenportlibrary.com or go now to www.davenportlibrary.com and visit the “Calendar of Events” for a list of all of the AWESOME SUMMER FUN at YOUR DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

June 3, 20113 comments