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Davenport's Eastern Avenue library celebrates birthday

Davenport’s newest library has come a long way in its first five years, so kids and parents alike checked out a “birthday” celebration Saturday.

Newest Davenport library director promoted from within

If being director of the Davenport Public Library requires endurance, then Amy Groskopf definitely is the woman for the job. In addition to having ma…

Downtown Davenport library reopens after remodeling

The Davenport Public Library’s downtown branch reopened Friday after about a two-week hiatus for the installation of new carpeting in the building.
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The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies by Martin Millar

24 Nov 2015

Do you like reading about ancient gods and goddesses like Aphrodite, Athena, Zeus, etc? I know I do. One thing I found lacking when I was reading about them was that there was never any story about their day-to-day lives. Sure, everyone knows the Athena sprung whole out of her father Zeus’ head after he swallowed […]

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The Origin of Black Friday

23 Nov 2015

As Thanksgiving and the inevitable Black Friday shopping day nears, I found myself wondering how this shopping frenzy all began. I scoured the internet for as many sources as I could find that would tell me not only when Americans started shopping in masses the day after Thanksgiving, but why. Most importantly, how did that […]

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