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Roudebush closes book on career

A serenade, a poem and congratulations from well-wishers helped Davenport Public Library Director LaWanda Roudebush close the book on a career and a l…

Behind the scenes with a pollster who wants to know who you're voting for

I Voted stickers sit on a table during early voting for the Nov. 6th election, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Davenport Public Library in Davenport,…

Mountain vs hill: Tough to define

The Davenport Public Library's reference department answered a question sent to the QC Times from one of its viewers - "When does a hill become a moun…

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New Magazines!

27 Mar 2017

New magazines are coming soon to DPL! Get your FREE copy of BookPage at any of our locations. BookPage is a monthly magazine with reviews, author interviews, book club picks, audio reviews, and the “Hold List” – the editors pick the best books, old and new. Even the ads are[Read more]

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Walking Matches: A nineteenth century competitive sport

24 Mar 2017

We have written about the competitive spirit of early residents of Scott County, Iowa in the past. From an early running bet to bike races, the residents of Scott County were always game to try new things. So it’s no … Continue reading →

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