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FROZEN LEMONADE FROM CAMS HITS THE SPOT!

FROZEN LEMONADE FROM CAMS HITS THE SPOT!

Did you miss the note yesterday about grabbing your library items before the heat wave hit? No fear! Go to the library’s website at www.davenportlibrary.com to experience books, movie, education, and more. The library’s 24/7 will keep you cool on a hot day!

If you have to go out, stop by and get out of the heat for a while. Make sure you stop by Cam’s Coffee House for a cold drink. I just had a frozen lemonade from Cams and it was AWESOME!

July 15, 20111 comment
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
SUMMER READING KICKOFF CELEBRATION!

SUMMER READING KICKOFF CELEBRATION!

catrow-spot-8“Be Creative @ Your Library” Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event

Join the Davenport Public Library on Saturday, June 13 at the Fairmount Street Library for an afternoon of fun and entertainment.  The event runs from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with the workshops beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Workshops will be presented by Ellis Kell (Music), Rick Eugene (Magic), the DePriest Puppets (Puppeteering), and David and Stacey Houk (Illustrations) and  will begin every hour on the hour and will last about 30 minutes.  Children who participate will be able to take home a percussion instrument made out of recycled material, a handmade puppet, and their very own magic trick.

Oh yeah – listen up Twilight fans.  Groovie wizard rock band, Bella Rocks!, has just been booked to help us celebrate the kickoff of the 2009 Summer Reading Program.  Her vampy songs are inspired by the one-and-only Twilight Saga (by Stephenie Meyer), and are comparable to the sounds of Paramore and Avril Lavigne.  Mark your calendars now for the party – Saturday, June 13. It all starts at noon – Bella Rocks! will hit the stage at 4:00.  Want to know more?  Visit www.myspace.com/bellarocksmusic.  You can also download her album, “Diary of a Forks Girl,” from iTunes and Amazon.

The day’s events will include Summer Reading Program sign-up, fun and educational workshops, crafts, music, cookies and juice, and a chance to become part of history. Everyone who participates in the writing and illustration area will have a page that will be submitted to a book that will be professionally bound and placed in the Richardson-Sloan Special Collection Department.

Registration is not required for this FREE event!  For more information contact Steve Hart at (563) 328-6833 or visit online at www.davenportlibrary.com.

June 9, 20091 comment
An Exciting Saturday Planned for Davenport!

An Exciting Saturday Planned for Davenport!

libby_3dThis Saturday, April 11 the Davenport Public Library has two very exciting events planned for your enjoyment!  First stop at the Fairmount Street Library at 2:00 p.m. for the unveiling of our new library mascot, Libby – The Library Dog!  Enjoy crafts, story time, and refreshments as Libby’s story is told on how she became part of the Davenport Public Library.  Children and their families will also have an opprotunity to have their picture taken with Libby!  Don’t miss welcoming our new friend!

Then the Friends of the Davenport Public Library have their inaugural RE@D – River-city Entertainment at Davenport – Variety Show at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Davenport North High School.  The show features everything from magic, to dance, to the music of sensational blues artist, Ellis Kell!  Tickets can be purchased in advance at either Davenport Public Library for $4 for children (10 and under) and seniors (55 +), and $8 for all other ages.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $10 for all ages.  Visit our website for a list of all of the entertainers.

Don’t miss a very exciting day in our community!  If you want to attend both events (like myself), visit Libby at 2:00 at the Fairmount Street Library and then go to the variety show at 7:00 at the North High School Auditorium.  All proceeds go to funding the new Davenport Public Library that will be built at 6000 Eastern Avenue!  Visit our website at www.davenportlibrary.com for more information on these events and vistit the Friends of the Davenport Public Library for more information on how you can help donate to the new Eastern Avenue Library.

April 7, 20090 comments