Stay-at-home vacationers and retirees will not want to miss the Bettendorf Public Library’s Community Connections event at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, according to a news release.

The program will feature veteran journalist Jonathan Turner as a knowledgeable and friendly guide to all that is great about the Quad Cities. Turner will discuss his new book 100 Things to Do in the Quad Cities Before You Die at the event at the Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf.