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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

Supporting the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library (DPL) provides the citizens of Davenport, Iowa the best information, entertainment, and educational resources available. The DPL's annual circulation exceeds 600,000 items, including books, movies, music, and periodicals. DPL handles over 100,000 reference requests per year, and provides hundreds of fun and educational programs.

There are three branches of the Davenport Public Library: the Main Street location in downtown Davenport, the Fairmount Branch located in west Davenport, and the Eastern Avenue Branch in northeast Davenport.


See video of some of our programs and services:

Teen Gaming

DPL’s Mobile App

Frozen Festival