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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 new intergovernmental agreement.

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 managed the library's special collections department for about 27 years, she's also a triathlete, having completed her first swim-bike-and-run event nearly 20 years ago in Milwaukee ... one day after running the Quad-City Times Bix 7 road race.

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.

Creative Arts students from the Q-C explore 'Our World'

The Integrated Arts classes at the Creative Arts Academy of the Quad-Cities all have different interpretations of the theme "Our World." The 18 students in Connie Bracey's class took to their Chromebooks to look up famous symbols of American history and sketch a drawing on a worksheet.