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Help Yourself posted by: Tom Jordan in From the Reference Desk
The thought of reading self-help books makes me uncomfortable.  I imagine sit...

And the Dark Sacred Night posted by: Kara Logsden in From the Shelves
Ten years ago I fell in love with Julia Glass’ writing. It was a rainy...

Take the 5-in-10 Challenge! posted by: Melody Dworak in From the Shelves, SRP
Think you can’t read 5 books in 10 days? If more than 2.7 million people...

Top Secret 21 posted by: Kara Logsden in From the Shelves
The newest installment of the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, Top...

“Z is for Zombie Apocalypse” posted by: Casey Lambert in Kid Bits
Rebecca Chaperon’s new picture book, Eerie Dearies: 26 ways to miss school,...

And the Dark Sacred Night posted by: Kara Logsden in From the Shelves
Ten years ago I fell in love with Julia Glass’ writing. It was a rainy...

Take the 5-in-10 Challenge! posted by: Melody Dworak in From the Shelves, SRP
Think you can’t read 5 books in 10 days? If more than 2.7 million people...

Top Secret 21 posted by: Kara Logsden in From the Shelves
The newest installment of the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, Top...

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr posted by: Anne Mangano in From the Shelves
Europe during World War II is the setting of many novels and it’s reall...

Video Staff Picks – British TV and Getting the Body of a Werewolf posted by: Bond Drager in From the Shelves, British, nonfiction, tv, video
Jason talks about a British mystery series you may have missed, and Melody shows...

Iowa City Public Library’s Digital History Project at Johnson County Fair posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Digital History Project, Johnson County Fair
Every year, visitors flock to the Johnson County Fairgrounds to partake in a...

Visit the Public Libraries of Johnson County at the Johnson County Fair posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Johnson County Fair
The Public Libraries of Johnson County are ready for this year’s Johnson Co...

Iowa City Public Library presents Stargazing Basics posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News
Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered what, exactly, you were seeing?...

Kids Are Invited to Read with Senior Citizens on Fridays This Summer at ICPL posted by: Kyle VanNatter in Kid Bits, News, rock and read
At Rock and Read, kids can read with community members from the Retired and...

ICPL announces July Classes for Adults posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News
The Iowa City Public Library is so much more than books; it’s online mu...

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