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Our Mission

The mission of the FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library is to raise funds and manage an endowment portfolio that will provide resources to support the literary and educational purposes of the Davenport Public Library

Stay at Home and Read Program

Grab a book and spend the night reading! No dressing up, no making small talk, and no listening to speeches. This is the best event you won’t attend! All donations go directly to our Summer Outreach Program – bringing the Davenport Public Library to city parks, summer meal sites, and the farmer’s market. Just use the button below to register!

Get Registered

Supporting the Davenport Public Library

The FRIENDS of the Davenport Public Library is fortunate to have supporters like you!

Please consider a tax-deductible gift to the FRIENDS’ Annual Fund. Your contributions allow us to provide the Library with the funds needed for children’s storytimes, teen gaming, adult cultural programs, and book clubs.

Invest in your library and help improve the quality of life in our community.

FRIENDS Annual Fund


See video of some of our programs and services:

Teen Gaming

DPL’s Mobile App

Frozen Festival