DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 8, 2020) — Discover new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job search experience using G Suite tools. This program is meant to assist transitioning service members, military spouses, and veterans as they build civilian careers and businesses, but certain parts may apply to civilians as well

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 4, 2020) — Join us Wednesday, December 16, 1PM, for “Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia.” Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease-stages and risk-factors, current research, and treatments available to address some symptoms. Resources offered by the Alzheimer’s Association will also be provided.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 4, 2020) — Local music lovers! Tune in Saturday, December 12, 7PM, on Davenport Public Library’s YouTube channel for Special Collections Sessions featuring local artist & 2019 QC Beats musician Soultru! Watch it here: https://youtu.be/GZwFXifz8NA.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2020) — Join the members and guests of the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society in learning about trends, techniques, and anything related to family history.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2020) — Comparison shop via Zoom against your fellow Quad-Citizens during Grocery Games on Thursday, December 10, 6PM. Bragging rights and a highly-coveted trophy are at stake for the best penny-pinching price-matcher in the Quad Cities.

Make sure you have a Sharpie marker and notebook to display your price-guesses when the time expires. A calculator wouldn't hurt either. . .

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2020)  WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is focusing on educational outreach using the PBS documentary The Gene: An Intimate History for a special Teacher Training session on Thursday, December 3, 6:30PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — The Sauk war leader known to the American settlers as Black Hawk fought and lost a war in 1832 as he tried to retake his homeland. His grave was robbed in 1839. The history books say his remains were destroyed in a museum fire in 1853 at Burlington, Iowa. The history books are wrong.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020)  Due to mechanical issues, the Davenport Public Library’s OWL’s WiFi stops have been cancelled for Tuesday, December 1, through Saturday, December 5. This includes the following stops:

December 1 at 1:30PM  Goose Creek Park

December 1 at 4PM  Davenport West YMCA

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2020) COVID Recovery Iowa has launched free Virtual Santa visits just in time for the holidays. These safe and convenient visits are an ideal alternative as Iowans find new ways to honor holiday traditions during the pandemic.

The Virtual Santa visits run through December 22. People of all ages are encouraged to sign up on the COVID Recovery Iowa Facebook page under Services and schedule a visit.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — This is the year for a new holiday tradition! Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of gifting your favorite people with a favorite book to read that very night!