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Storytime with WQPT

children will hear a story and participate in a hands-on activity; each child will receive a PBS Kids Summer Activity book and a calendar inspiring their curiosity each day throughout the summer; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Storytime with WQPT. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Bridging Literacy Event at Esperanza Center

fun early literacy activities, stories, games, crafts, snacks, a bounce house and more; every child receives a free book and activity kit; information will be available on the free services offered by the Moline Public Library and Project/Now Head Start; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Bridging Literacy Event at Esperanza Center. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board

earn volunteer hours and decide on books and programs for the library; limited to 10 attendees; refreshments will be served; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

TAB Members volunteer, organize & participate in teen programming, and give their opinions on how to make the Library awesome by attending monthly meetings and filling out online surveys; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

OWLT and About: Party in the Park

attendees can enjoy food, entertainment, and activities for the whole family; these events are a great opportunity to meet fellow residents, learn more about surrounding neighborhoods, and engage with local elected officials; members from city staff will be in attendance to discuss concerns and opportunities facing the community and how residents can get involved in their neighborhood; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Party in the Park. Venue: Ridgeview Park. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Ridgeview Park. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Creativity Lab: Mini Murals

held on the lawn on the south side of the library; we will be using splatter paint techniques and bubble paint, spray bottles, and flyswatters to create small murals on big paper; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Creativity Lab: Mini Murals. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Facebook Live Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market

cool off in the shade of our awning, check out books, learn about Davenport Public Library services, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market. Venue: Freight House Farmer's Market. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Freight House Farmer's Market. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Junior Ranger Day: Voyages Through the Fur Trade

learn about the Native Americans and French fur traders that clothed high society in North America and Europe; join us for tales of the past, songs of the voyageurs, and, of course, the many furs found in and around Effigy Mounds National Monument; for information, call 563-873-3491 ext. 123. Event Title: Junior Ranger Day: Voyages Through the Fur Trade. Venue: Effigy Mounds National Monument. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Effigy Mounds National Monument. For more info visit www.nps.gov.

Hug-a-Book: Create!

art projects especially suitable for 2-5 year olds; children receive a free picture or board book, bag and an art apron; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Hug-a-Book: Create! Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Facebook Live: Krafty Kids

join Mrs. Swanson for a live take-away craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Krafty Kids. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Young Adult Reading Club

ages 10-14 will meet -in person or via Zoom to discuss that month’s selection, hear the perspective of others, and socialize with their peers; a light breakfast will be served; each month a selection will be offered on loan in physical copy; E-reader and audiobooks will also be available for students who may prefer to utilize those options; for information, e-mail jessica@gahc.org. Event Title: Young Adult Reading Club. Venue: German American Heritage Center. Sunday, August 14, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. German American Heritage Center. For more info visit gahc.org.

Character Factory

thru Aug. 19, for students entering grades 5-6; through a wild array of theatre games, campers will learn how to improvise, develop characters, and tell a compelling story on stage; this fun and welcoming exploration of the world of acting offers opportunities for new and experienced actors to develop their skills; $65-80; for information and to register, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Character Factory. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, August 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Character Factory

thru Aug. 19, for students entering grades 5-6; through a wild array of theatre games, campers will learn how to improvise, develop characters, and tell a compelling story on stage; this fun and welcoming exploration of the world of acting offers opportunities for new and experienced actors to develop their skills; $65-80; for information and to register, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Character Factory. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, August 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, August 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Sunshine and Stories

on Mondays; come outside and dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 18 months to 5 years; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Sunshine and Stories. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, August 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Overbooked

teens talk about the new books they're reading; refreshments provided; limited to 10 attendees; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Overbooked. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

English/Spanish Bilingual Storytime

stories, music, and activities will be presented in both English and Spanish language; English and Spanish speakers alike will enjoy these storytimes; these programs are geared for children ages 2-7, but all ages are welcome to attend and enjoy; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: English/Spanish Bilingual Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Kids Anime Club

grades 5-8 watch anime, do a fun craft and talk with their fellow anime fans; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Kids Anime Club. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Teen Kit Kat Challenge

Miss Amber needs a group of teens willing to work together to develop a plan for how to choose “the best” and sample a large amount of Kit Kat candies; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Kit Kat Challenge. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Library Council

grades 6-12 are needed to give advice and feedback about library programs, materials, and services; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

OWLT and About: Party in the Park

attendees can enjoy food, entertainment, and activities for the whole family; these events are a great opportunity to meet fellow residents, learn more about surrounding neighborhoods, and engage with local elected officials; members from city staff will be in attendance to discuss concerns and opportunities facing the community and how residents can get involved in their neighborhood; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Party in the Park. Venue: Emeis Park. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Emeis Park. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Read to a Dog

QC CAN's Reading Assistance Dogs are specially trained, along with their handler, to provide the environment needed to help children improve their reading skills; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Read to a Dog. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, August 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, August 19, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Dungeons & Dragons

join RVDL every other Friday for the beloved fantasy tabletop roleplaying game; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Dungeons & Dragons. Venue: River Valley District Library. Friday, August 19, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Fejervary Family Fun Days

we will be hosting family activities, local vendors, nature crafts, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fejervary Learning Center. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fejervary Learning Center. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Library-opoly

join us for an afternoon of unbridled zest for the game; several versions will be available, feel free to bring your own favorite; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Library-opoly. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Facebook Live: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

join Mrs. Swanson for her live experiment; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, August 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Sunshine and Stories

on Mondays; come outside and dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 18 months to 5 years; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Sunshine and Stories. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, August 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

PJ Party Storytime: Glow Party!

put on your PJ’s and join us live in the Children's Program Room for a PJ Party that is right out of your dreams with songs, stories, and fun; geared toward children age 3 and up with their families; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: PJ Party Storytime: Glow Party! Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Facebook Live Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market

cool off in the shade of our awning, check out books, learn about Davenport Public Library services, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market. Venue: Freight House Farmer's Market. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Freight House Farmer's Market. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Outreach: Family Fun Day

Rock Island Library staff will be on site; look for our Library2Go bookmobile in the parade, then stop by our booth for information about library services and library cards for all ages; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Outreach: Family Fun Day. Venue: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Lego Club

create your LEGO masterpieces; whether you want to take-on the monthly challenge, or just build your own creation, we’re going to have a bricky blast; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Lego Club. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Lego Club

create your Lego masterpieces; whether you want to take-on the monthly challenge, or just build your own creation, we’re going to have a bricky blast; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Lego Club. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Facebook Live: Lego Charades

recommended for ages 5-12; join Mrs. Swanson to build an object out of Legos and comment on the video with a picture of your creation; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Lego Charades. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Sunshine and Stories

on Mondays; come outside and dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 18 months to 5 years; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Sunshine and Stories. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Reading Assistance Dogs

children have the opportunity to read aloud to dogs from Quad City Canines; great practice for kids and helps them build their vocabulary and build self-confidence; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Reading Assistance Dogs. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Big/Little Book Club

book club for Littles (kids in 3rd through 5th grade) and their Bigs (adults or older siblings) to read a book together; we will discuss the book and do some book-related crafts and activities; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Big/Little Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, September 2, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, September 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Dungeons & Dragons

join RVDL every other Friday for the beloved fantasy tabletop roleplaying game; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Dungeons & Dragons. Venue: River Valley District Library. Friday, September 2, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Friday, September 2, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Friday, September 2, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Facebook Live Saturday Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Saturday Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, September 3, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Saturday, September 3, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Saturday, September 3, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Sunday, September 4, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Wings

the Young Footliters' presentation of Matt Falduto's world premiere play, filled with humor, pathos, and many parallels to today's teenagers’ experience; Fri. & Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm; for information, call 319-248-9370. Event Title: Wings. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Sunday, September 4, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, September 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition

on Wednesdays; learn a system, create a character, roll some dice, and have fun; each month we will explore a different rule system and way to role-play; this month, our club will focus on the 5th edition system and rules set; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab: Fluffy Cloud Dough

we will be making fluffy cloud dough using three simple household ingredients; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: After School Kids Lab: Fluffy Cloud Dough. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Slimy Crafternoons

on Wednesdays; kids can come explore new ways of making slime! Each week will feature a new type of slime; yhis program is best suited to kids in grades 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Slimy Crafternoons. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Creativity Lab: Stamping and Sponging

for grades K-5; we will be stamping with stampers we make with clay and exploring different sponging techniques; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Creativity Lab: Stamping and Sponging. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Facebook Live Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market

cool off in the shade of our awning, check out books, learn about Davenport Public Library services, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market. Venue: Freight House Farmer's Market. Saturday, September 10, 2022, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Freight House Farmer's Market. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Facebook Live: Krafty Kids

join Mrs. Swanson for a live take-away craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Krafty Kids. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, September 10, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Young Adult Reading Club

ages 10-14 will meet -in person or via Zoom to discuss that month’s selection, hear the perspective of others, and socialize with their peers; a light breakfast will be served; each month a selection will be offered on loan in physical copy; E-reader and audiobooks will also be available for students who may prefer to utilize those options; for information, e-mail jessica@gahc.org. Event Title: Young Adult Reading Club. Venue: German American Heritage Center. Sunday, September 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. German American Heritage Center. For more info visit gahc.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, September 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, September 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Kaleidoscopes

on Wednesdays; kids can come make their own kaleidoscope to take home; this program is best suited to kids 7+; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Kaleidoscopes. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Monday, September 12, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Youth Auditions -- Ages 11 & Older: Ballet Quad Cities' The Nutcracker

Ballet Quad Cities invites area youths to be a part of this special Quad Cities holiday tradition; dance alongside professional ballet dancers for six grand, full-scale performances with live music by Orchestra Iowa; 6pm registration (online registration recommended), 6:15 - 7 p.m. auditions, and females should be be prepared for pointe work; BQCSD levels 5, 6, and 7 dancers should attend this audition; possible callbacks TBA; for information, call 309-786-3779. Event Title: Youth Auditions -- Ages 11 & Older: Ballet Quad Cities' The Nutcracker. Venue: Ballet Quad Cities Studio. Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Ballet Quad Cities Studio. For more info visit www.balletquadcities.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board

earn volunteer hours and decide on books and programs for the library; limited to 10 attendees; refreshments will be served; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition

on Wednesdays; learn a system, create a character, roll some dice, and have fun; each month we will explore a different rule system and way to role-play; this month, our club will focus on the 5th edition system and rules set; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab: Oversized Games

play oversized versions of some of your favorite board and tabletop games, including checkers, Jenga, Connect 4, and more; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: After School Kids Lab: Oversized Games. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Slimy Crafternoons

on Wednesdays; kids can come explore new ways of making slime! Each week will feature a new type of slime; yhis program is best suited to kids in grades 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Slimy Crafternoons. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Library Council

grades 6-12 are needed to give advice and feedback about library programs, materials, and services; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Teen Library Council. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Libray. For more info visit molinelibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Read to a Dog

QC CAN's Reading Assistance Dogs are specially trained, along with their handler, to provide the environment needed to help children improve their reading skills; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Read to a Dog. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Youth Auditions -- Ages 7 - 10: Ballet Quad Cities' The Nutcracker

Ballet Quad Cities invites area youths to be a part of this special Quad Cities holiday tradition; dance alongside professional ballet dancers for six grand, full-scale performances with live music by Orchestra Iowa; 6pm registration (online registration recommended), 6:15 - 7 p.m. auditions; possible callbacks TBA; for information, call 309-786-3779. Event Title: Youth Auditions -- Ages 7 - 10: Ballet Quad Cities' The Nutcracker. Venue: Ballet Quad Cities Studio. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Ballet Quad Cities Studio. For more info visit www.balletquadcities.com.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, September 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, September 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, September 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Dungeons & Dragons

join RVDL every other Friday for the beloved fantasy tabletop roleplaying game; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Dungeons & Dragons. Venue: River Valley District Library. Friday, September 16, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Fejervary Family Fun Days

we will be hosting family activities, local vendors, nature crafts, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Fejervary Learning Center. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fejervary Learning Center. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Facebook Live: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

join Mrs. Swanson for her live experiment; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Overbooked

teens talk about the new books they're reading; refreshments provided; limited to 10 attendees; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Overbooked. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition

on Wednesdays; learn a system, create a character, roll some dice, and have fun; each month we will explore a different rule system and way to role-play; this month, our club will focus on the 5th edition system and rules set; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab: Spy School

we will be learning various spy skills, including writing invisible messages and deciphering secret codes; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: After School Kids Lab: Spy School. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Slimy Crafternoons

on Wednesdays; kids can come explore new ways of making slime! Each week will feature a new type of slime; yhis program is best suited to kids in grades 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Slimy Crafternoons. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Facebook Live Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market

cool off in the shade of our awning, check out books, learn about Davenport Public Library services, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market. Venue: Freight House Farmer's Market. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Freight House Farmer's Market. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Lego Club

create your Lego masterpieces; whether you want to take-on the monthly challenge, or just build your own creation, we’re going to have a bricky blast; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Lego Club. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Lego Club

create your LEGO masterpieces; whether you want to take-on the monthly challenge, or just build your own creation, we’re going to have a bricky blast; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Lego Club. Venue: River Valley District Library. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Facebook Live: Lego Charades

recommended for ages 5-12; join Mrs. Swanson to build an object out of Legos and comment on the video with a picture of your creation; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Lego Charades. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, September 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, September 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition

on Wednesdays; learn a system, create a character, roll some dice, and have fun; each month we will explore a different rule system and way to role-play; this month, our club will focus on the 5th edition system and rules set; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Teen Role-playing Club: 5E Edition. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

After School Kids Lab: Origami Rockets

we will be learning various spy skills, including writing invisible messages and deciphering secret codes; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: After School Kids Lab: Origami Rockets. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Slimy Crafternoons

on Wednesdays; kids can come explore new ways of making slime! Each week will feature a new type of slime; yhis program is best suited to kids in grades 2-5; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Slimy Crafternoons. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

Dungeons & Dragons

join RVDL every other Friday for the beloved fantasy tabletop roleplaying game; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Dungeons & Dragons. Venue: River Valley District Library. Friday, September 30, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:45 PM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Facebook Live Saturday Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Saturday Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, October 3, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, October 3, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Baby Storytime

on Thursdays; for babies birth to 12 months and their grown-ups; emphasis will be on interaction between caregivers and babies through music, action, and stories; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Milk & Cookies Storytime

on Thursdays; perfect for unwinding from school and enjoying a little reading enrichment; stop in for storytime geared for emergent and early readers, ages 4-7; participants will enjoy stories, songs, activities and snacks for the perfect after school library visit; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Milk & Cookies Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Facebook Live Storytime

recommended for grades 3 & under; Join Mrs. Swanson on the Silvis Public Library Facebook page for a live read-along and craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live Storytime. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Stories @ Main

on Fridays; enjoy stories, dancing and more; perfect for children birth to 5 and their caregivers; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Stories @ Main. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Family Storytime with Miss Ashe

on Fridays; stories, songs, and fun; every week is a different theme as well as a simple craft you can take home; free; for information, call 563-289-6007. Event Title: Family Storytime with Miss Ashe. Venue: LeClaire Community Library. Friday, October 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. LeClaire Community Library. For more info visit www.leclaireiowa.gov.

OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market

cool off in the shade of our awning, check out books, learn about Davenport Public Library services, and more; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: OWLT and About: Freight House Farmer's Market. Venue: Freight House Farmer's Market. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Freight House Farmer's Market. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience

on Saturdays; a 15-minute storytime complete with books rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of imaginative playtime; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Child's Play | Create : Explore : Experience. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Facebook Live: Krafty Kids

join Mrs. Swanson for a live take-away craft tutorial; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Facebook Live: Krafty Kids. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Night Sky Junior Ranger Day/Guided Moon Hike

we will have astronomy exhibits on display in the visitor center throughout the day and will be helping learners complete the Junior Ranger Night Explorer program; we are hosting a special guided moon hike beginning at 8pm along the Yellow River Boardwalk; for information, call 563-873-3491 ext. 123. Event Title: Night Sky Junior Ranger Day/Guided Moon Hike. Venue: Effigy Mounds National Monument. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Effigy Mounds National Monument. For more info visit www.nps.gov.

Young Adult Reading Club

ages 10-14 will meet -in person or via Zoom to discuss that month’s selection, hear the perspective of others, and socialize with their peers; a light breakfast will be served; each month a selection will be offered on loan in physical copy; E-reader and audiobooks will also be available for students who may prefer to utilize those options; for information, e-mail jessica@gahc.org. Event Title: Young Adult Reading Club. Venue: German American Heritage Center. Sunday, October 9, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. German American Heritage Center. For more info visit gahc.org.

Story Time

on Mondays; featuring bubbles, music, crafts, games, snacks, and tons of amazing books; free; for information, call 309-523-3440. Event Title: Story Time. Venue: River Valley District Library. Monday, October 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Valley District Library. For more info visit rivervalleylibrary.org.

Tales for Tots

on Mondays; an enriching activity time for children ages birth through three with an adult caregiver; attendees will hear stories, move to music, recite action poems, and learn fingerplays; there are also 10 minutes of interactive playtime at the end; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, October 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Tuesdays; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories followed by open play; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Weekly Teen Book Talk

on Tuesdays; check out this week's book talk from Emily, the Young Adult Librarian; go to our Facebook page, or our Teen page if you want to watch live; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Weekly Teen Book Talk. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.

Girls Love Code

on Tuesdays; an after-school club for girls in grades 3-5 who are interested in learning to code; the club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Girls Love Code. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board

earn volunteer hours and decide on books and programs for the library; limited to 10 attendees; refreshments will be served; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibraryorg or call 309-755-3393. Event Title: Teen Tuesday: Teen Advisory Board. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit silvislibrary.org.

Preschool Storytime

Tue.-Fri.; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories, songs, finger plays, and action rhymes; weekly themes are presented; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Toddler Storytime

on Wednesdays; dance your wiggles out; we’ll sing songs, dance, and read fun stories; all ages welcome, best for children ages 2 to 5 years; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Toddler Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Playgroup & Perks

on Wednesdays; play and socialization for toddlers and preschoolers and an extra “perk” for their grown-ups; children will get time to explore play and pretend with cars, puppets, or any place their imagination takes them, while caregivers enjoy a coffee bar and share conversation; best for children ages 1 to 4 years and their grown-ups; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Playgroup & Perks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Teen Gaming

on Wednesdays; pop in for gaming on the Switch, playing Roblox on a laptop, or trying to make one of our older gaming systems work; tabletop gaming also welcome; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Gaming. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Fairmount Street Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.