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Virtual Conversation: Science for Liberation

presented as part of Cooper Union x Climate Week, a student driven series of virtual interdisciplinary programs addressing the climate crisis; Omar Gowayed, activist, Ph.D. candidate in materials chemistry at New York University Tandon School of Engineering and co-chair of March for Science NYC, will be in conversation with Kendra Krueger, the founder of 4Love and Science and The Community Sensor Lab at City University of New York's Advanced Science Research Center; they will discuss their experiences as science activists and how the four zones of liberation i.e. ideological, institutional, interpersonal and internal, can be different entry points for using science and engineering as a tool for climate and social justice. Event Title: Virtual Conversation: Science for Liberation. Monday, September 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Virtual Conversation: Ways of Seeing Green

presented as part of Cooper Union x Climate Week, a student driven series of virtual interdisciplinary programs addressing the climate crisis; Michael Wang, an artist exploring ecologies and economies, will be in dialogue with Nick Lutsko, a climate scientist working on climate change and the large-scale dynamics on Earth's atmosphere; they will be joined by Gillian Shaffer, an architect investigating the impacts of new technologies on cities and visual media; together, they will discuss how the intersection of their professional practices in tandem with other disciplines will be crucial in rendering a livable and just future. Event Title: Virtual Conversation: Ways of Seeing Green. Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Virtual Conversation: veroír // Seehear the Unseen

presented as part of Cooper Union x Climate Week, a student driven series of virtual interdisciplinary programs addressing the climate crisis; poet, filmmaker and artist Cecilia Vicuña will be in conversation with activist and artist Suzanne Dhaliwal, during an afternoon program that will take place as part of Cooper Union Climate Coalition's weeklong symposium; the duo will utilize their respective experiences in artmaking and political campaigning to frame ecological disaster and decolonization, in order to examine Indigeneity as it relates to activism, climate humanitarianism and creative practices; along the way, the conversation will draw relations between institutional, archival and ecological memories, as well as disparate knowledge systems and ecosystems, in order to present their interdisciplinary visions for the vital next steps towards taking care of our collective world. Event Title: Virtual Conversation: veroír // Seehear the Unseen. Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Virtual Event: Local History Program with Historian Gena Schantz

Schantz, a scholar with extensive knowledge about George Davenport, his family, his home, and the role he played in the development of the Quad Cities, will present on the early fur trade in this region; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Local History Program with Historian Gena Schantz. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Collaborate, Work, and Meet Remotely

discover how to schedule and host effective virtual meetings, collaborate on documents with others in real time, and access your files from anywhere, even from your phone; this program will be done virtually using GoTo Meeting, no registration required; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Collaborate, Work, and Meet Remotely. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Event: 3rd Thursday at Hoover's Presidential Library & Museum featuring Jeff Miller on Hoover and the CRB

Miller has written extensively on the WWI Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) and will share his insights into Herbert Hoover's humanitarian efforts, delivering compelling portraits of young idealists who interrupted their lives to serve the CRB for no pay; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: 3rd Thursday at Hoover's Presidential Library & Museum featuring Jeff Miller on Hoover and the CRB. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Monday, October 19, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Thursday, October 22, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Frieze Lecture Series

on Thursdays; learn about a history of global crisis from Augustana College professors; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Frieze Lecture Series. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, October 22, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Virtual Event: Local Ghosts

join a DPL Special Collections archivist for tales of local spirits, the most ghastly from her haunted home; event URL will be sent via registration email; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Local Ghosts. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – Friday, October 23, 2020, 7:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Friday, October 23, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Saturday, October 24, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections

available thru Oct. 25; Abraham Lincoln, as portrayed by Kevin Wood, discusses his experience with political campaigns and elections; Lincoln describes his many interesting campaign and election experiences over a long and eventful career, during a time of political intrigue and tumult when the very destiny of our nation was at stake; for information, call 563-344-4175. Event Title: Virtual Community Connections -- The Political Lincoln: Honest Abe on Campaigns & Elections. Venue: Bettendorf Public Library. Sunday, October 25, 2020. Bettendorf Public Library. For more info visit www.bettendorflibrary.com.

Virtual Event: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks

learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools; whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity; this program will meet virtually using GoTo Meeting, no registration required; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Event Title: Virtual Event: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:30 PM – Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 7:30 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

Frieze Lecture Series

on Thursdays; learn about a history of global crisis from Augustana College professors; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Frieze Lecture Series. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Frieze Lecture Series

on Thursdays; learn about a history of global crisis from Augustana College professors; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Frieze Lecture Series. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

Frieze Lecture Series

on Thursdays; learn about a history of global crisis from Augustana College professors; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Event Title: Frieze Lecture Series. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit rockislandlibrary.org.

The Korean War: 70 Years Later: Background and Start of the War

commemorate the 75th Anniversary of World War II in this presentation by Kevin Braafladt, the Army Sustainment Command Deputy Historian at the Rock Island Arsenal; free; for information, call 563-326-7832. Venue: Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Davenport Public Library - Main Branch. For more info visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

The Korean War: 70 Years Later: Background and Start of the War

commemorate the 75th Anniversary of World War II in this presentation by Kevin Braafladt, the Army Sustainment Command Deputy Historian at the Rock Island Arsenal; free; for information, call 309-732-7323. Venue: Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library. For more info visit www.rockislandlibrary.org.