March 8th: International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.
Check out this event by perusing IWD.com, or following the hashtags #womensday and #iwd on Twitter.
March has also been declared Women’s History Month in the United States. So be sure to celebrate the lovely women in your life and the heroines of the past this month! The library has many books and DVDs on the subject to get you started.
Tiptoe through the tombstones
We are ready to kick off East West Riverfest with our first Cemetery Tour! Join us at the Fairmount Cemetery mausoleum (3902 Rockingham Road) on Saturday, September 8th at 2:00 p.m. for a walking tour that will highlight the fascinating people buried there and provide you with tips on how to find secrets in a cemetery. Registration is required for this free tour; call 563-326-7832 to register. We will have additional Cemetery Tours on October 26th and 27th, visit www.davenportlibrary.com for more information.