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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…

Hedy reviews "Garbology"

[628.44 HU] “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash” by Edward Humes, 2012, 325 pages
Garbology: “the study of a community or culture by studying its waste”.
Why do we have so much trash and what might we do to make less of it?  Those are the questions Humes attempts to answer in this provoc… Read More…

2015 Summer Reading Program

Sign-up for the Kid and Teen Summer Reading Programs begins Monday, June 1st! Come to the Youth Desk to sign up and receive a reading log. The reading program is for all ages, and you do not have to be a resident of Bettendorf to register. Bring back your reading log by July 25th to receive a pr… Read More…

Hedy reviews "Blackman's Coffin"

MYS DECA  “Blackman’s Coffin” by Mark de Castrique, 2008, 255 pages

First in the Sam Blackman series.  The others are “The Fitzgerald Ruse”, “The Sandburg Connection”, “A Murder in Passing”, and to be published in the fall of 2015 “A Specter of Justice”.

Sam Blackman was a Chief Warrant Offi… Read More…

For Sale by Owner Sale this weekend in Faye's Field? We've got you covered

The Friends of Bettendorf Parks Foundation are holding their annual motorized For Sale by Owner event this weekend just next door in Faye’s Field. Whether you are getting your vehicle ready for sale or if you are in the hunt for a new set of wheels, we can help! Your Bettendorf Public Library ca… Read More…

Mother's Day is Over -- Make Something Cool for Dad

Did you know that you have access to a 3D Printer for public use? At only $0.25 cents a gram you can truly wow your dad with a one-of-a-kind item designed by you. Visit our Creation Studio Policy to see how it works. Get started with free sites like Tinkercad or Google’s Sketchup or take a look … Read More…

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