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Libraries offer admission passes to Q-C attractions

Quad-Cities libraries are taking another step beyond books, now offering passes to local cultural attractions for checkout.

Bix Jazz Festival weekend kicks off with Bix Porch Party

Local bands played jazz for the Davenport Public Library's annual Bix Porch Party.

Davenport, 7 Illinois libraries work out sharing agreement

Davenport Library cardholders will be able to borrow books and other materials from seven Illinois Quad-City area libraries — and vise versa — under a…
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Banned Books Week – Habibi, Persepolis, and Fun Home

26 Sep 2016

This year’s Banned Book Week is focusing on the diversity of authors and ideas that have prompted a disproportionate share of challenges. ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom estimates that more than half of all banned books are by authors of color or ones that represent groups of viewpoints outside the mainstream. As a result, this … Read More →

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We Read Banned Books

25 Sep 2016

Banned Books Week 2016 continues more  than 30 years of celebrating  – and protecting – the freedom to read. This freedom to choose what we read from the fullest array of possibilities is firmly rooted in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the amendment that guarantees freedom of speech and freedom of the press. … Read More →

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