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The Learning Campus Family Fun & Discovery Fair

The Learning Campus Family Fun and Discovery Fair is back! Enjoy a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! New this year will be a musical petting zoo, power lifting, a balloon class and more. We will also be offering, once again, some favorite classes such as face painting, … Read More…

Hedy reviews "Ties That Bind"

973 TI (also CDBOOK) “Ties That Bind: Stories of Love & Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps” edited by Dave Isay with Lizzie Jacobs, 2013, 203 pages

This was a “One Book One Bettendorf” title in celebration of the Library’s 60th anniversary on July 12, 2015.  Along with several … Read More…

Teddy Bear Superhero Camp

Did you ever wonder what your stuffed animals do when you are not around? Children dropped off one of their teddy bears or stuffed animals at the library for Teddy Bear Superhero Camp and then picked it back up at the end of the week. These are all of the pictures of what they did while the kids… Read More…

Hedy reviews "Founding Mothers"

973.3092 RO (also LARGE PRINT and CDBOOK) Roberts, Cokie. “Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation”, 2004, 359 pages

This was a terrific book to discuss on the July 4th weekend.  I learned so much about the women behind the men: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Eliza Pinckney, Deborah… Read More…

Compilation of Library news articles available for viewing

A staff member has been collecting newspaper articles about the Bettendorf Public Library for years.  They are kept in three-ring binders in the Library Staff Lounge.  Because of the Library’s 60th anniversary jubilee, we decided to put them on the first floor near the Information Desk for patrons… Read More…

Hedy reviews "The Family"

929.2097 LA Laskin, David. “The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century”, 2013, 383 pages including index, notes, glossary, and acknowledgments
The three journeys David Laskin is referring to in the subtitle are the mass immigration to the United States, the founding of Israe… Read More…

Still seats on the Opera Bus Trip for Sunday, July 19

Des Moines METRO OPERA BUS TRIP:

“The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Set against the exotic backdrop of the Ottoman Empire, Belmonte, a Spanish nobleman, has been separated from the woman he loves by pirates.  He tracks Kostanze to Turkey, where she is enslaved by … Read More…

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