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More than Books: Home

Did you know that the Davenport Public Library has Community Experience Passes, TechKnow items, board games, and puzzles available for use?

Libraries are more than just books!

Did you know that the Davenport Public Library has non-traditional items available for you to use and even check out? Look around this LibGuide to learn more about all the different types of materials the Davenport Public Library has to offer!

Traditional Non-Book Items

  • Binge boxes - curated sets of dvds that center around a theme
  • Book Club in a Box kits
  • CD Audiobooks
  • Magazines
  • Music CDs
  • Movies
  • Newspapers
  • Playaway Audiobooks
  • Storytime in a Box kits
  • TV series
  • Videogames
  • iPads, Kindles and Chromebooks (In-house)
  • Portable Chargers (In-house)
  • Digital Content
    • Overdrive - eAudiobooks and eBooks (Search for Libby to download the app to your device!)
    • Freegal Music - songs! (up to 5 free songs per week)
    • Tumblebooks - online collection of animated, talking picture books
    • QC Beats - online streaming audio collection, including original music of Quad Cities musicians and artists
    • Kanopy - variety of popular and classic movies, documentaries, and foreign films to stream

Non-traditional non-book items

  • Birding Backpacks
  • Board Games
  • Community Experience Passes
  • Hotspots
  • Musical Instruments
  • Playaway Launchpads
  • Puzzles
  • TechKnow Items

Loan Periods

1 Week:
Magazines
DVD Movies
Music CDs
Video Games


3 Weeks:
Books
Audiobooks on CD and Playaways
TV Series on DVD
Nonfiction DVD


6 Weeks:
Book Club in a Box Sets
Story Time in a Box Sets