All Ages

The Bettendorf Public Library offer events that appeal to all ages, and we encourage family members to participate together!

Winter Reading Programs

Don't get left out in the cold!  Sign up for the Winter Reading Program!  Starting January 3, you can sign up at the Library or online!  Kids and young adults can sign up online at and adults can sign up at  Return your completed log to the Library by 5:30 p.m., Saturday, February 11, to be guaranteed your reading award.  Winter Reading Programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library.

Creation Studio Drop-Ins

Creation Studio Drop-Ins feature STEAM-based projects (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) which can be completed in 15-20 minutes.  These programs do not require registration, and are usually appropriate for a wide range of ages.

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Discovery Fair

The Discovery Fair is a day long celebration of learning, held in August.  The Family Museum and the Library partner to bring a wide range of activities and classes to patrons of all ages.  The event is free, and it gives participants to try their hand at a variety of crafts and skills.