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Virtual Book Talk/Unboxing

on Fridays; join Miss Ranell for either a book talk or an unboxing of new books with a quick sneak peek; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Play & Grow/Baby Lapsit. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, December 4, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club

the club will meet online via Zoom once a month to discuss their current writing projects, learn about particular writing styles and forms, and pick the brains of guest speakers; teens will also have the option to participate in short weekly writing prompts via text or email; registration required; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, December 4, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Lesson: Animal Tracks

a program in the Wee Naturalists series, led by Peggy Doty, Extension Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator; offered virtually to families with children ages 4 to 7 and pre-K to 2nd grade educators around the state and beyond; this pre-recorded program will be 45 minutes to an hour long and available for viewing the first Saturday of each month; it can be viewed at any time convenient for your child/children. Event Title: Virtual Lesson: Animal Tracks. Venue: University of Illinois Extension - Milan. Saturday, December 5, 2020. University of Illinois Extension - Milan. For more info visit web.extension.illinois.edu.

Virtual Event: Story and a Craft -- The Mitten

stop in and pick up all the supplies to make a simple craft to compliment Jan Brett's "The Mitten"; bring your finished craft to the Facebook Live reading of "The Mitten" on Saturday morning to bring the story to life in your own home; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Story and a Craft -- The Mitten. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Saturday, December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Sunday Funday

free with $4-8 admission; for information, call 309-794-0991. Venue: Quad City Botanical Center. Sunday, December 6, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Quad City Botanical Center. For more info visit www.qcgardens.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, December 7, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual PNG LittleBits

for grades 4-12, on Mon. & Wed.; learn the basics of coding using LittleBits with Sanchia Horst Sommer; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual PNG LittleBits. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, December 7, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Workshop: Puppets Alive!

for grades 3-5; students will explore the world of puppets and build their own marionette; this course includes a craft kit with all the materials and tools your kids will need; $25; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Puppets Alive! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Workshop: Puppets Alive!

for grades 3-5; students will explore the world of puppets and build their own marionette; this course includes a craft kit with all the materials and tools your kids will need; $25; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Puppets Alive! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go

hosted by the Rock Island Public Library; bring your scissors and glue to the spacious outdoors; park your car, pick up an autumn Scarecrow craft kit, and spread out for some fresh air and fun; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go. Venue: The Camden Centre. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. The Camden Centre. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Kindernature

at 10:30am & 2pm; enjoy a story and take your craft and snack home for a no-contact revised program; for kids 3-5, RSVP required, $8 per child and adult pair; for information, call 309-794-0991. Venue: Quad City Botanical Center. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Quad City Botanical Center. For more info visit www.qcgardens.com.

Virtual Storytime

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Storytime. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go

hosted by the Rock Island Public Library; bring your scissors and glue to the spacious outdoors; park your car, pick up an autumn Scarecrow craft kit, and spread out for some fresh air and fun; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go. Venue: Lincoln Park. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Lincoln Park. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event: Storytime Live!

on Wednesdays; we'll read stories, sing songs, share interactive games & fingerplays, and hopefully brighten up your day; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Storytime Live! Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Storytime Live from the Library

on Wednesdays; a live storytime from our Facebook page; listen to songs, stories, rhymes, and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Storytime Live from the Library. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell

on Wednesdays; Miss Ranell will be reading Christmas-themed picture books; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual PNG LittleBits

for grades 4-12, on Mon. & Wed.; learn the basics of coding using LittleBits with Sanchia Horst Sommer; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual PNG LittleBits. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, December 10, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Storytime

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Storytime. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, December 10, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 10, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Presentation: Bedtime Stories with Nonna Angie

on Thursdays; get cozy in your pajamas and settle in for a bedtime story with our favorite library grandma; each week will feature a new or classic Folk or Fairy Tale; visit our Facebook page for this live presentation; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Bedtime Stories with Nonna Angie. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, December 10, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Jólabókaflóð for Kids

for ages 0-10; 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; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Jólabókaflóð for Kids. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, December 11, 2020. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Presentation: Jólabókaflóð for Kids

for ages 0-10; Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of gifting your favorite people with a favorite book to read that very night; register by December 11 for a wrapped present to be picked up at the library of your choice between December 18 and 23; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Jólabókaflóð for Kids. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, December 11, 2020. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Presentation: Jólabókaflóð for Teens

for ages 11-19; Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of gifting your favorite people with a favorite book to read that very night; register by December 11 for a wrapped present to be picked up at the library of your choice between December 18 and 23; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Jólabókaflóð for Teens. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, December 11, 2020. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Book Talk/Unboxing

on Fridays; join Miss Ranell for either a book talk or an unboxing of new books with a quick sneak peek; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Play & Grow/Baby Lapsit. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, December 11, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, December 11, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Zoom with Santa

Santa will visit with children via Zoom at 10am & 2pm; each session is limited to a total of 25 children;  $10 per child; each child’s ticket grants them access to the Zoom session to talk with Santa, a do-at-home activity that will be e-mailed to you, a personalized letter from Santa, and access to Santa’s reading of "’Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve; for information, e-mail hancher-box-office@uiowa.edu. Event Title: Zoom with Santa. Venue: Hancher Auditorium. Saturday, December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Hancher Auditorium. For more info visit hancher.uiowa.edu.

Virtual Event: Mindfulness & Self-care for Teens

our presenter will discuss mindfulness and share techniques you can use to de-stress and take a break from the world around you; this program consists of two 30 minute sessions: Andrea Hyde, Professor, School of Education, Western Illinois University will introduce mindfulness and other self-care techniques during our first session; in the second session Andrea will answer any questions or concerns you may have on practicing mindfulness; registration is required for the event and is for both sessions; one week out from the event you will be contacted with a one-time use access code and password for the GoToMeeting event; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Mindfulness & Self-care for Teens. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, December 12, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Zoom with Santa

Santa will visit with children via Zoom at 10am & 2pm; each session is limited to a total of 25 children;  $10 per child; each child’s ticket grants them access to the Zoom session to talk with Santa, a do-at-home activity that will be e-mailed to you, a personalized letter from Santa, and access to Santa’s reading of "’Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve; for information, e-mail hancher-box-office@uiowa.edu. Event Title: Zoom with Santa. Venue: Hancher Auditorium. Saturday, December 12, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hancher Auditorium. For more info visit hancher.uiowa.edu.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, December 12, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Zoom with Santa

Santa will visit with children via Zoom at 10am & 2pm; each session is limited to a total of 25 children;  $10 per child; each child’s ticket grants them access to the Zoom session to talk with Santa, a do-at-home activity that will be e-mailed to you, a personalized letter from Santa, and access to Santa’s reading of "’Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve; for information, e-mail hancher-box-office@uiowa.edu. Event Title: Zoom with Santa. Venue: Hancher Auditorium. Sunday, December 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Hancher Auditorium. For more info visit hancher.uiowa.edu.

Zoom with Santa

Santa will visit with children via Zoom at 10am & 2pm; each session is limited to a total of 25 children;  $10 per child; each child’s ticket grants them access to the Zoom session to talk with Santa, a do-at-home activity that will be e-mailed to you, a personalized letter from Santa, and access to Santa’s reading of "’Twas the Night Before Christmas on Christmas Eve; for information, e-mail hancher-box-office@uiowa.edu. Event Title: Zoom with Santa. Venue: Hancher Auditorium. Sunday, December 13, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hancher Auditorium. For more info visit hancher.uiowa.edu.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Sunday, December 13, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, December 14, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go: Holiday Button Tree

this week we have a fun Holiday Button Tree craft you can add to your homemade ornament collection; please register with us to ensure your kit for pickup; supplies limited; you need scissors and glue to complete this craft, but you can add glitter or use markers for extra decoration; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go: Holiday Button Tree. Venue: Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site. Monday, December 14, 2020, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, December 14, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual PNG Poetry

for grades 4-12; join Ryan Collins from the Midwest Writing Center to learn the basics of writing poetry; registration is required and space is limited; please provide an email address so we can send the Zoom link; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual PNG Poetry. Venue: Moline Public Library. Monday, December 14, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Workshop: Masks and Clowns!

for grades 3-5; students will explore the world of masks and build their own clown nose and Italian Commedia Dell’arte mask; this course includes a craft kit with all the materials and tools your kids will need; $25; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Masks and Clowns! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Workshop: Masks and Clowns!

for grades 3-5; students will explore the world of masks and build their own clown nose and Italian Commedia Dell’arte mask; this course includes a craft kit with all the materials and tools your kids will need; $25; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Masks and Clowns! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Preschool Kit

thru Dec. 19; our monthly preschool kit is ready for pick up at the Children's Desk (or curbside delivery); inside the plastic kit bag are activities for you and your little one to do that encourage early learning skills; you'll need to supply glue, tape and scissors; kits will be available for pick up at the children's desk (or curbside pickup) while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Preschool Kit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go

hosted by the Rock Island Public Library; bring your scissors and glue to the spacious outdoors; park your car, pick up an autumn Scarecrow craft kit, and spread out for some fresh air and fun; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go. Venue: The Camden Centre. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. The Camden Centre. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Storytime

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Storytime. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Teen Online Book Club

a virtual discussion of a teen novel, title TBA; we are currently meeting using Zoom, but teens can also participate on their own without attending the zoom sessions; once you register for the book club, you will receive email updates from Miss Amber, monthly Zoom meeting details, and optional text message reminders; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Teen Online Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting

TAB members participate in an online teen programming, volunteer-from-home activities and give their opinions on how to make the Library awesome by attending virtual meetings and filling out online surveys; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Kit

thru Dec. 19; our monthly preschool kit is ready for pick up at the Children's Desk (or curbside delivery); inside the plastic kit bag are activities for you and your little one to do that encourage early learning skills; you'll need to supply glue, tape and scissors; kits will be available for pick up at the children's desk (or curbside pickup) while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Preschool Kit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Preschool Storytime

for ages 3-5; feed your preschoolers need to learn and play with fun activities; click on different images in the virtual program room to read stories, sing songs, play games, and explore activities designed to grow young readers; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Preschool Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go

hosted by the Rock Island Public Library; bring your scissors and glue to the spacious outdoors; park your car, pick up an autumn Scarecrow craft kit, and spread out for some fresh air and fun; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Park 'n' Craft! Library2Go. Venue: Lincoln Park. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Lincoln Park. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event: Storytime Live!

on Wednesdays; we'll read stories, sing songs, share interactive games & fingerplays, and hopefully brighten up your day; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Storytime Live! Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Storytime Live from the Library

on Wednesdays; a live storytime from our Facebook page; listen to songs, stories, rhymes, and more; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Storytime Live from the Library. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell

on Wednesdays; Miss Ranell will be reading Christmas-themed picture books; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Tween Book Club

join us to speak about your favorite book; free; for information, e-mail admin@silvislibrary.org or call 309-755-3393. Venue: Silvis Public Library. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Silvis Public Library. For more info visit www.silvislibrary.org.

Virtual Presentation: Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

for ages 6-11; every week we will read (or finish) a Choose Your Own Adventure book, voting for how the story progresses as we go along; the adventurers will collect a stamp for each finished book to place in their provided reading passport to adventure; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Kit

thru Dec. 19; our monthly preschool kit is ready for pick up at the Children's Desk (or curbside delivery); inside the plastic kit bag are activities for you and your little one to do that encourage early learning skills; you'll need to supply glue, tape and scissors; kits will be available for pick up at the children's desk (or curbside pickup) while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Preschool Kit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 17, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Little Sprouts

Bring your Little Sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and learning; together, you will enjoy nature-based, hands-on seasonal activities; sessions will be offered the third Thursday of each month; in order to provide the best experience for all of our little sprouts, please register by 1pm the day before class; $3. Event Title: Little Sprouts. Venue: Vander Veer Botanical Center. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Vander Veer Botanical Center. For more info visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com.

Virtual Storytime

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Storytime. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual PNG Foil Embossing

for grades 4-12; make your own foil embossed art; registration is required and space is limited; please provide an email address so we can send the Zoom link; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual PNG Foil Embossing. Venue: Moline Public Library. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Nimona

a discussion of Noelle Stevenson's novel with the Teen Online Book Club; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Nimona. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Presentation: Bedtime Stories with Nonna Angie

on Thursdays; get cozy in your pajamas and settle in for a bedtime story with our favorite library grandma; each week will feature a new or classic Folk or Fairy Tale; visit our Facebook page for this live presentation; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Bedtime Stories with Nonna Angie. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, December 17, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Preschool Kit

thru Dec. 19; our monthly preschool kit is ready for pick up at the Children's Desk (or curbside delivery); inside the plastic kit bag are activities for you and your little one to do that encourage early learning skills; you'll need to supply glue, tape and scissors; kits will be available for pick up at the children's desk (or curbside pickup) while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Preschool Kit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, December 18, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Book Talk/Unboxing

on Fridays; join Miss Ranell for either a book talk or an unboxing of new books with a quick sneak peek; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Play & Grow/Baby Lapsit. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Friday, December 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Friday, December 18, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Preschool Kit

thru Dec. 19; our monthly preschool kit is ready for pick up at the Children's Desk (or curbside delivery); inside the plastic kit bag are activities for you and your little one to do that encourage early learning skills; you'll need to supply glue, tape and scissors; kits will be available for pick up at the children's desk (or curbside pickup) while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Preschool Kit. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, December 19, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art

for grades K-5; expect lots of color and design with this Creativity Lab presented by the Figge Art Museum; the activity will correspond with their new Haitian art exhibit; this program will be online live with Zoom; pick up your supply packet with Zoom invite prior to the program; packets will be available starting starting December 2 at the children's desk; please have a parent nearby to help as needed; registration is required; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual Creativity Lab with the Figge: Haitian Art. Venue: Moline Public Library. Saturday, December 19, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Storytime

on Tuesdays & Thursdays; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Storytime. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event: Storytime Live!

on Wednesdays; we'll read stories, sing songs, share interactive games & fingerplays, and hopefully brighten up your day; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Storytime Live! Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell

on Wednesdays; Miss Ranell will be reading Christmas-themed picture books; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Virtual Event: Christmas Read with Ranell. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event: The Great Young Footliters Reunion

join us to catch up with friends, play some cool games, and win prizes; kids will have a chance to chat with castmates and kids in their age group in special breakout rooms; free; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Event: The Great Young Footliters Reunion. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Event: The Great Young Footliters Reunion

join us to catch up with friends, play some cool games, and win prizes; kids will have a chance to chat with castmates and kids in their age group in special breakout rooms; free; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Event: The Great Young Footliters Reunion. Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, December 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual PJ Party Storytime

for ages 3 & up and their families; join us in our virtual program room, click on different images around the program room to hear stories, learn new songs, see flannel boards and rhymes, and learn how to create a fun craft; craft kits will be available for pick up in the library (or Curbside Pickup by request) starting Monday, December 28 while supplies last; free; for information, call 309-524-2470. Event Title: Virtual PJ Party Storytime. Venue: Moline Public Library. Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Moline Public Library. For more info visit www.molinelibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Storytime Live!

on Wednesdays; we'll read stories, sing songs, share interactive games & fingerplays, and hopefully brighten up your day; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Storytime Live! Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Presentation: Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

for ages 6-11; every week we will read (or finish) a Choose Your Own Adventure book, voting for how the story progresses as we go along; the adventurers will collect a stamp for each finished book to place in their provided reading passport to adventure; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Presentation: Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club

the club will meet online via Zoom once a month to discuss their current writing projects, learn about particular writing styles and forms, and pick the brains of guest speakers; teens will also have the option to participate in short weekly writing prompts via text or email; registration required; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, January 1, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go

pick up a bag of supplies full of materials to make cool crafts every first Monday of the month; learn how to make each craft project with a quick video we will post online or use the printed instructions inside the bag; find all Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go videos at the following webpage: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-_65OGF48d1la5tpY2wfjDmBitn4GPCBfree; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 4, 2021, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, January 5, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Write Something New

on Tuesdays; meet with the Young Adult Writing Group; help create an eZine, so write about a new experience from last year or a one you hope to happen this year; weekly meetings are for sharing and writing exercises; each session will use GoToMeeting; one week out you will be contacted with a one-time use access code and password for the upcoming virtual session; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Write Something New. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories

join us online and experience your favorite stories told with yoga poses as demonstrated by certified yoga instructors; this program is best-suited for children ages 3 through 10 years old; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Lesson: Animals and People in Winter

a program in the Wee Naturalists series, led by Peggy Doty, Extension Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator; offered virtually to families with children ages 4 to 7 and pre-K to 2nd grade educators around the state and beyond; this pre-recorded program will be 45 minutes to an hour long and available for viewing the first Saturday of each month; it can be viewed at any time convenient for your child/children. Event Title: Virtual Lesson: Animals and People in Winter. Venue: University of Illinois Extension - Milan. Saturday, January 9, 2021. University of Illinois Extension - Milan. For more info visit web.extension.illinois.edu.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Workshop: Rock Your Auditions!

Mondays thru. Jan. 25, for grades 4-12; this camp will focus on monologues, performance skills, cold-reading techniques, song selection, and so much more; we’ll be dividing students by age group to focus on their audition challenges; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Rock Your Auditions! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Workshop: Rock Your Auditions!

Mondays thru. Jan. 25, for grades 4-12; this camp will focus on monologues, performance skills, cold-reading techniques, song selection, and so much more; we’ll be dividing students by age group to focus on their audition challenges; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Rock Your Auditions! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, January 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Write Something New

on Tuesdays; meet with the Young Adult Writing Group; help create an eZine, so write about a new experience from last year or a one you hope to happen this year; weekly meetings are for sharing and writing exercises; each session will use GoToMeeting; one week out you will be contacted with a one-time use access code and password for the upcoming virtual session; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Write Something New. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

The BFG

performed by GreatWorks Theatre Co.; a performance in the 2020-2021 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series with programs connected to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and daycare groups with students ages 4 and older; $6-8; for information, contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu. Venue: John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Write Something New

on Tuesdays; meet with the Young Adult Writing Group; help create an eZine, so write about a new experience from last year or a one you hope to happen this year; weekly meetings are for sharing and writing exercises; each session will use GoToMeeting; one week out you will be contacted with a one-time use access code and password for the upcoming virtual session; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Write Something New. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting

TAB members participate in an online teen programming, volunteer-from-home activities and give their opinions on how to make the Library awesome by attending virtual meetings and filling out online surveys; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 21, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Little Sprouts

Bring your Little Sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and learning; together, you will enjoy nature-based, hands-on seasonal activities; sessions will be offered the third Thursday of each month; in order to provide the best experience for all of our little sprouts, please register by 1pm the day before class; $3. Event Title: Little Sprouts. Venue: Vander Veer Botanical Center. Thursday, January 21, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Vander Veer Botanical Center. For more info visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, January 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School

performed by TheaterWorksUSA; a performance in the 2020-2021 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series with programs connected to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and daycare groups with students ages 4 and older; $6-8; for information, contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu. Venue: John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Monday, January 25, 2021, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Write Something New

on Tuesdays; meet with the Young Adult Writing Group; help create an eZine, so write about a new experience from last year or a one you hope to happen this year; weekly meetings are for sharing and writing exercises; each session will use GoToMeeting; one week out you will be contacted with a one-time use access code and password for the upcoming virtual session; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Write Something New. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, January 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, February 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Warriors Don’t Cry

performed by TheaterWorksUSA; a performance in the 2020-2021 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series with programs connected to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and daycare groups with students ages 4 and older; $6-8; for information, contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu. Venue: John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Monday, February 1, 2021, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories

join us online and experience your favorite stories told with yoga poses as demonstrated by certified yoga instructors; this program is best-suited for children ages 3 through 10 years old; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

It’s Okay to Be Different

performed by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia; a performance in the 2020-2021 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series with programs connected to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and daycare groups with students ages 4 and older; $6-8; for information, contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu. Venue: John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM. John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, February 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go

pick up a bag of supplies full of materials to make cool crafts every first Monday of the month; learn how to make each craft project with a quick video we will post online or use the printed instructions inside the bag; find all Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go videos at the following webpage: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-_65OGF48d1la5tpY2wfjDmBitn4GPCBfree; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Creation Studio: Grab-and-Go. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, February 4, 2021, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club

the club will meet online via Zoom once a month to discuss their current writing projects, learn about particular writing styles and forms, and pick the brains of guest speakers; teens will also have the option to participate in short weekly writing prompts via text or email; registration required; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Teen Writing Club. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Friday, February 5, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Lesson: Dirt is Misplaced Soil

a program in the Wee Naturalists series, led by Peggy Doty, Extension Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator; offered virtually to families with children ages 4 to 7 and pre-K to 2nd grade educators around the state and beyond; this pre-recorded program will be 45 minutes to an hour long and available for viewing the first Saturday of each month; it can be viewed at any time convenient for your child/children. Event Title: Virtual Lesson: Dirt is Misplaced Soil. Venue: University of Illinois Extension - Milan. Saturday, February 6, 2021. University of Illinois Extension - Milan. For more info visit web.extension.illinois.edu.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, February 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Workshop: Exploding Stories!

Mondays thru. Feb. 22, for grades 2-3; these sessions introduce kids to great stories, far off lands, and interesting characters as some of our favorite stories come to life all around us; campers will learn about teamwork, simple reading and storytelling, and some of the most interesting stories hidden all around us; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Exploding Stories! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, February 8, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Workshop: Exploding Stories!

Mondays thru. Feb. 22, for grades 2-3; these sessions introduce kids to great stories, far off lands, and interesting characters as some of our favorite stories come to life all around us; campers will learn about teamwork, simple reading and storytelling, and some of the most interesting stories hidden all around us; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Exploding Stories! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Monday, February 8, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, February 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, February 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting

TAB members participate in an online teen programming, volunteer-from-home activities and give their opinions on how to make the Library awesome by attending virtual meetings and filling out online surveys; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Teen Advisory Board Meeting. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Little Sprouts

Bring your Little Sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and learning; together, you will enjoy nature-based, hands-on seasonal activities; sessions will be offered the third Thursday of each month; in order to provide the best experience for all of our little sprouts, please register by 1pm the day before class; $3. Event Title: Little Sprouts. Venue: Vander Veer Botanical Center. Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Vander Veer Botanical Center. For more info visit www.cityofdavenportiowa.com.

Ben Franklin and His Kite

performed by Virginia Rep on Tour; a performance in the 2020-2021 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series with programs connected to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and daycare groups with students ages 4 and older; $6-8; for information, contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu. Venue: John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Monday, February 22, 2021, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM. John & Alice Butler Hall - University of Dubuque Heritage Center. For more info visit www.dbq.edu.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, February 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots

on Thursdays; storytime for young children and their caregivers; new video links are posted to the library's Facebook page; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Tales for Tots. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, February 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime

on Mondays; ages 3-5 are invited to attend these 30-minute sessions filled with stories songs finger plays and action rhymes; no registration is required; weekly themes are presented; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Preschool Storytime. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, March 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime

on Tuesdays; join us on Facebook for a special Storytime presentation developed for your 0-12 month old; introduce your baby to our favorite stories, rhymes and fingerplays as you settle in and enjoy some fun filled one-on-one time; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event -- Baby Storytime. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories

join us online and experience your favorite stories told with yoga poses as demonstrated by certified yoga instructors; this program is best-suited for children ages 3 through 10 years old; free; for information, call 563-344-4179. Event Title: Virtual Event: Yoga and Stories. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Workshop: Face-to-Face with Broadway!

Tuesdays thru Mar. 30 (no class Mar. 16), for grades 6-10; students will meet Broadway pros who make the show go on: vocal coaches, directors, theatrical agents, producers, designers, and more; learn about making a career in the theatre, and what it takes to be on Broadway; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Face-to-Face with Broadway! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Workshop: Face-to-Face with Broadway!

Tuesdays thru Mar. 30 (no class Mar. 16), for grades 6-10; students will meet Broadway pros who make the show go on: vocal coaches, directors, theatrical agents, producers, designers, and more; learn about making a career in the theatre, and what it takes to be on Broadway; $45; for information and to register, call 319-248-1750. Event Title: Virtual Workshop: Face-to-Face with Broadway! Venue: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit www.coralvillearts.org.

Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab

on Wednesdays; we will post a fun science experiment, craft, game, or skill that you can do at home; be creative, have fun, and learn something new; this event is best-suited for children 5 years old and older; videos will be posted by 3pm every Wednesday; visit the page, http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/youth-programs for a link to the whole playlist of After School Kids Lab episodes or visit our Facebook page, which will post a link to the current week's video every Wednesday; free; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Event -- After School Kids Lab. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.