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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
First Episode of KidTV!

First Episode of KidTV!

Take time to check-out the first episode of KidTV.  Each segment is kept seperate so that you have the opportunity to listen at your convenience.  The total time allotment for the program is about 15 minutes.

For more information on KidTV www.davenportlibrary.com.

February 14, 20112 comments
IF YOU MISSED MR. SIMON ROBERTS CHECK THIS OUT!

IF YOU MISSED MR. SIMON ROBERTS CHECK THIS OUT!

Thursday night at the Davenport Public Library - Main Street, Mr. Simon Roberts impressed the crowd with his humor and told about what it was like to be the first African American to claim a national collegiate wrestling title.  Roberts won the 147-pound title at the NCAA championship for the University of Iowa in March 1957.

Be sure to visit the exhibit that was unveiled at the event, which showcases the history of African American milestones in collegiate sports in Iowa.  The exhibit will be displayed through Saturday, June 13 at the Main Street Library (321 Main Street).


Watch a little of his presentation from last night’s event!

May 29, 20090 comments
FREE QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDIT TICKETS AT THE DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

FREE QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDIT TICKETS AT THE DAVENPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY!

Let’s Play Ball!

LOGO-WORKING-005It’s time for Davenport Public Library’s final “Go Healthy” program of the season, just in time to kickoff a different type of season – baseball season! Join us at the Fairmount Street Library (3000 N. Fairmount Street) on Saturday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m., to learn baseball basics from local little league coaches, and meet the Quad Cities River Bandits mascot, Rascal.

Run, jump, play, and throw during this interactive day celebrating everybody’s favorite American pastime. This event also marks the kick-off of a summertime partnership between the Davenport Public Library and the Quad Cities River Bandits called “Step Up to the Plate.” More information about this partnership and how you can receive a FREE Quad Cities River Bandits ticket can be found at www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Library’s “Go Healthy” workshops were created in cooperation with the American Heart Association as a way to help fight childhood obesity. For more information about the American Heart Association, visit www.americanheart.org.

April 17, 20090 comments