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Tag Archives: local authors
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 →
“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 →
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 →