The Bettendorf Public Library is dedicated to lifelong learning, and we offer a wide variety of programs for all ages and interests.  You can see all of our programs and events on our calendar of events.  For those programs that require registration, that can be done online through the calendar of events, by calling 563-344-4179 or at a service desk in the Library.


The Learning Campus Discovery Fair is a day filled with free learning and fun for the whole family! Experiences include:

  • Magic
  • Hovercraft Rides
  • Hands-On Science
  • Pottery
  • Bubbles
  • Drawing
  • Water Colors
  • Clowning
  • Paper Rockets
  • Flower Arrangement

Additional activities:  Petting Zoo, Balloon Creations, Face Painting, and more! Join us for the FUN! The "Little Hands" site will be available for children ages 5 and under!

See a full schedule of events here!


Global Gathering Mexico is coming!

Join us in September and October for programs and displays showcasing the heritage, arts, and literature of Mexico.

A printable pdf of events is available here.

See all our Global Gathering Mexico events and register for those programs that require it here.

See books, DVDs, music CDs, and more related to Global Gathering Mexico.

Global Gathering Mexico is supported by our Title Sponsor Terrostar Interactive Media, our Authorized Edition sponsor Morgan Stanley, and the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation.