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Tag Archives: local authors
What Was In The Water In Davenport? – Books about Davenport Writers
Posted on February 24, 2023 by SCblogger
We are thrilled to be hosting Marcia Noe on Saturday, February 24, 2023, at 1:30pm at The Library | Main to talk about her latest book: Three Midwestern Playwrights: How Floyd Dell, George Cram Cook, and Susan Glaspell Transformed American … Continue reading →
Posted in Library, Local History | Tagged biography, Davenport (Iowa), local authors, Local History, Programs, visits | Leave a comment
Exhibit: The 1920s
Posted on January 4, 2020 by SCblogger
For our first exhibit of the year, we are taking a look back at life in Davenport a century ago. What kinds of books were children and grown-ups checking out from the library? What were the people attending the symphony … Continue reading →
Posted in Genealogy, Library, Local History | Tagged 1920s, African-Americans, Bix Beiderbecke, book displays, books, displays, exhibit, Floyd Dell, Jazz, local authors, Maps, newspapers, Tri-City Symphony | Leave a comment
Davenporters of Note: Julie Jensen McDonald
Posted on December 5, 2013 by SCblogger
“I’ve set a lot of things in Iowa, and this is home. I know it, and I think you should always try to write about what you know . . . And also, there are a certain set of values … Continue reading →
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Just Shelved: Local Authors
Posted on July 27, 2011 by SCblogger
It appears to be a well-kept secret that our Special Collections Center archives the work of local authors from Octave Thanet to Dick Stahl. The most current additions to our local author shelves include: Complicated Weather Poems by Ryan Collins, … Continue reading →