DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — Join Naturalist Becky Baugh from the Wapsi River Center on Tuesday, December 8, 1PM, to learn about many wild edibles in your neck of the woods. We will focus on foraging basics, foraging safety, identifying plants, and preparing wild edibles. You will learn about five wild edibles available this season.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — Join us for a discussion on safe medication practices on Monday, December 7, 1PM. Learn about the importance of following the directions for both prescription and over-the-counter medications. We will talk about disposing of medications safely, storing medicines properly, keeping track of medications, and avoiding the misuse of medication.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 30, 2020) — We know that strong readers go on to become lifelong learners, but almost 40% of today's children start kindergarten without the skills needed for success. The best way to prepare children for school and beyond? Introduce them to books as soon as possible.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 20, 2020)  — The Davenport Public Library is pleased to announce that they will be partnering with Nahant Marsh to assemble and distribute Nature Explorer Kits to the children of Davenport. The first kit for our partnership with Nahant (Nature Explorers) opens on December 1 and is “All About Owls”.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 19, 2020) — Join us Tuesday, December 1, 6:30PM, on Zoom, as we trace the origins of St Nicholas Day from Turkey to Germany and around the world. Presented by the German American Heritage Center.

Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: https://bit.ly/dpl-stnicholas

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 19, 2020) — Use Google Calendar and Gmail to share important dates, reminders, and events with others. Sharing schedules helps you become a better communicator. Effective communication defines expectations, improves teamwork, and builds trust.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 13, 2020) — The only thing certain about the 2020 General Election outcome is different long-term financial scenarios. Join advisors from Thrivent Financial via Zoom on Saturday, November 14, 10AM, for their analysis.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 13, 2020) — Try out a new cookbook with us! In November and December, we will share a cookbook that we will be cooking out of for the month. Try a recipe of your own from the same cookbook and then join us on the third Thursday in November and December to talk about what recipes worked for you, what didn't, and what ones you can't wait to try again!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 13, 2020) — The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, November 19, 6PM, for "Around the Next Bend in the Road: The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder," presented by Sarah Uthoff.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 10, 2020) — Join us Tuesday, November 17, 1PM, and learn about feeding the wildlife in your backyard! Learn about different bird feeders and how to attract birds to your yard. Presented by Becky Baugh, Naturalist from the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center.