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Banned-ana Photo Contest

HOW CREATIVE ARE YOU?  Enter our BANNED-ANA photo contest!

Pick up a free Banned-ana at the Information Desk (one per patron—while supplies last).  Wear it any time, but especially during Banned Book Week September 21-27.

Show your talent and win $50.00 by photographing the most crea… Read More…

Learning Campus Family Fun & Discovery Fair

Fun and free activities for the whole family!
Hosted by the Bettendorf Public Library with support from the Family Museum.

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"I'm with the Banned" Short Fiction Contest deadline September 2

The Bettendorf Public Library is partnering with the “River Cities Reader” on this contest commemorating Banned Books Week.

Enter the Reader’s 2014 Short-Fiction Contest: I’m with the Banned!

News/Features – Literature

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Hedy reviews "Wild"

“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed, BIOG STRAYED (also LARGE PRINT, PLAYAWAY), 2012, 315 pages

Here’s how “Wild” starts: “The trees were tall, but I was taller, standing above them on a steep mountain slope in northern California. Moments before, I’d removed m… Read More…

Great Endings Poetry Contest deadline September 5, 2014



TWO LEVELS: Youth (middle school through high school)

Adult (past high school)

PRIZES: $50 apiece for two first-place winners The first-place poems will be read at the “Chris Crutcher and the Freedom to Read” program at 7:00 p…. Read More…

Hedy reviews "Acts of Faith"

“Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation” by Eboo Patel, 2007, 195 pages, 305.697 PA

The author Eboo Patel is the founder of the nonprofit Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago.  The IYC strives to make interfaith cooperation a social norm.  This sli… Read More…

Hedy reviews "The Light Between Oceans"

“The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman, 2012, 340 pages, FIC STED (also LARGE PRINT and CDBOOK)

“After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. To this iso… Read More…

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