Book a Trip Winter Reading Program

Book A Trip Winter Reading Programs will start for all ages on January 7!  Register at the Library or online.

Starting January 7, register and then keep track of what you read.  Once you've fulfilled the requirements for your reading program, come into the Library for your reading award! 

You can sign up at the Library, or online at https://bettendorflibrary.beanstack.org. If you signed up with Beanstack for last summer's reading program, use the same login for for quick and easy registration.

Reading Programs

  • A Winter Reading Program runs for 4 - 6 weeks in January and February.
  • The Summer Reading Program runs for 8 - 10 weeks from the end of May and through the end of July. 
  • The annual Teen Reading Challenge, a competition between Quad City Area Libraries during the month of October.

Regular Activities

We offer exciting events Please check our Calendar of Events for details. Events may include:

  • 3D Design
  • Arduino
  • Board games
  • Crafts
  • LEGO Mindstorms
  • Magic: The gathering
  • Pathfinder or Dungeons and Dragons
  • Video games


The annual Short Film Contest of the Quad City Area.


Teens and younger patrons can also volunteer at the Library.  In order to be a volunteer at the Bettendorf Public Library, you must be 14 years of age or older. Positions include:

  • The Teen Advisory Board
  • Tech Teen Volunteers

For further information please contact John Gillette at 563-344-4188.