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Question for You : Do You Still Use Traditional Travel Guides?

27 Jun 2017

In this day and age, with technology so ubiquitous and most of us carrying a tiny super computer around in our pocket, is there still the need for paper editions of travel guides? Do you still check out the latest edition of Fodor’s or Rick Steve’s guide books for recommendations[Read more]

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Build A Better Davenport: The Iowa Soldiers’ Orphans’ Home 1865 – 1975

23 Jun 2017

This week we are continuing with the Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program theme of “Build a Better World” by exploring the Richardson-Sloane Special Collection Center’s resources and records of local architects, developers, planners, construction companies, and other building material … Continue reading →

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