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Are you Anti-Valentine’s Day?

Are you Anti-Valentine’s Day?

Not everyone is in to the hearts and cupids of a traditional Valentine’s Day. Some bristle at the commercialism of the holiday while others are irritated by the saccharine sentimentality. Are you one of those people?  If so, then I have some good news; The Davenport Public Library is holding two Anti-Valentine’s Day parties (one for adults and one for teens.) The adult Anti-Valentine’s Day party will be held on Monday, February 13th at 6:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch Library. The teen party will be held on Tuesday, February 14th at 5:30 p.m at the Fairmount Branch Library.  These light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek events will be filled with unusual activities, great music, and a lot of fun. Registration is required for these FREE parties. To register, call 563-326-7832 or visit any of the three Davenport Public Library locations.

To get in the Anti-Valentine’s Day spirit, check out the Chicago Tribune’s list of the best Anti-Valentine’s Day movies.

 

February 7, 20120 comments
Banned Books Week Reading by Whoopie Goldberg

Banned Books Week Reading by Whoopie Goldberg

Here is a reading by Whoopie Goldberg from one of Shel Silversteins books. 

 

Why do you feel Silverstein’s books are banned or challenged?

This video was provided by the American Library Association.

September 27, 20110 comments
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
Friday Movie Matinee at Fairmount

Friday Movie Matinee at Fairmount

HSMEvery Friday beginning June 19 through August 7, join the Davenport Public Library – Fairmount Street (3000 N. Fairmount Street) for a musical movie presentation at 2:00 p.m. 

In June we have a couple of the newer musicals; High School Musical (June 19) and High School Musical 2 (June 26).  Join Troy, Gabriella, and the rest of the High School Musical cast as they go through some of the turmoil of teenage love and friendship.

For more information visit our webpage at www.davenportlibrary.com.

June 18, 20090 comments