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Welcome to the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library

The mission of the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library is to raise funds and manage an endowment portfolio that will provide resources to support the literary and educational purposes of the Davenport Public Library.

2020 Annual Fund

Kids reading

Help a child discover the love of reading by making a year-end gift!
Your donation will help the Library launch 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – a nationwide program that encourages parents and caregivers to take an active role in their child’s literacy development.
The love of books begins as soon as a parent reads to a child, and your support can create strong readers and lifelong learners!

Inspire a Young Reader Today!

A big thank you to MidAmerican Energy Foundation for their generous support of the upcoming renovations to our Main Library!
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New Furniture

new chairs

This furniture was purchased with funds contributed by the Scott County Regional Authority as part of a larger renovation project.

new seating

Thank You!

With the support of our community, the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library have been able to add value to your library experience by enhancing our services, collections, and programs. Special thanks to:

  • The Quad Cities Community Foundation for supporting QC Beats – an online streaming audio collection featuring original music of Quad Cities musicians.
  • The Regional Development Authority for supporting the upcoming renovations to our Main library as we prepare for our 50th anniversary.
  • Genesis Health System for funding exterior banners as part of our Main library renovations.
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