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Looking for a short-term volunteer opportunity? posted by: Stacey McKim in Inside ICPL
Want to share your love for our Summer Reading Program and help families sign...

Making Cents of Your Investments (with Databases!) posted by: Jennifer Eilers in From the Reference Desk, Databases, EFTs, funds, investment, investment research, investment tools, Mornginstar, stocks, Value Line
Investing on your own can seem like a daunting task. Creating a portfoli...

RRR U Ready for Summer? posted by: Kara Logsden in Inside ICPL
School’s out in a couple weeks so it’s a good time to take inventory...

Bringing a Nebraskan to the Farmer’s Market posted by: Shawna Fredrickson in Inside ICPL
When I moved from Nebraska to Iowa City a couple of summers ago, my friends...

Hampton Sides posted by: Tom Jordan in From the Shelves, history, nonfiction
A friend recommended Blood and Thunder: an epic of the American West to me awhile...

Book Madness Update: We have our Elite Eight! posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in From the Shelves, Book Madness, books, characters, children's books, Fiction, Iowa author, nonfiction
The votes are in! Below are the titles and beloved book characters that are...

Hampton Sides posted by: Tom Jordan in From the Shelves, history, nonfiction
A friend recommended Blood and Thunder: an epic of the American West to me awhile...

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life posted by: Katherine Habley in From the Shelves, Inside ICPL, biography, gardens
Many of you know that I am a huge Beatrix Potter fan and as a children’s...

Smoke & Spice Updated posted by: Kara Logsden in From the Shelves, BBQ, cookbooks, cooking, Grilling, Summer
We have a new smoker/grill at our house, just in time for summer. Our challenge...

Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver posted by: Katherine Habley in From the Shelves, Mystery
Librarian Ashley Weaver’s debut novel is the kind of cozy mystery I really...

ICPL Summer Bus Program Begins June 3 posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Summer
An Iowa City Public Library card is your child’s ticket to ride an Iowa ...

ICPL’S Summer Reading Program Begins June 1 posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Adult Events, kids-events, summer reading program, teen events
Storytimes, crafts, guest lectures and, of course, books are just some of the...

ICPL Honors Volunteers posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in Inside ICPL, News, Adults, teens, Volunteer, Volunteers
Iowa City Public Library volunteers provided more than 9,100 hours of service...

Author Jon Katz at ICPL posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Adult Events, author visit, Memoir, nonfiction, Prairie Lights
The Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights are pleased to welcome New York...

Bike to Work Week at ICPL posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Adult Events, Bike to Work Week
May is National Bike Month and the Iowa City Public Library is ready to celebrate...

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