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From the Library's Staff Blog

Sound of Music Sing-Along at ICPL March 4
posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Adult Events
The halls of the Iowa City Public Library will be filled with the sound of music Wednesday, March 4, during our film screening and sing-along. The film version starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. It was originally released...

Upcoming Events

Project Green 2nd Sunday Garden Forum

Date: Sunday March 8th
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Earth Day documentary screening

Date: Wednesday April 22nd
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Places - A Read Aloud Poetry Month Event

Sponsored by the Iowa City Public Library and the Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center.

Date: Thursday April 30th
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Landscape Iowa: Poems of James Hearst, Sung

Date: Wednesday April 8th
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Sing-Along!

Date: Wednesday March 4th
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Documentary Screening

Information about the film can be found at http://bagitmovie.com/. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City Landfill & Recycling Center and 100 Grannies.

Date: Friday March 6th
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Date: Friday March 13th
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Date: Friday March 20th
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Hold for ASRP Hero Film Series

Date: Wednesday June 3rd
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Date: Wednesday June 10th
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Date: Wednesday June 17th
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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2015 International Authors Series

The 2015 International Authors Series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and the Iowa City Public Library. Live on The Library Channel, Iowa City cable channel 20.

Date: Friday August 28th
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Hold for ASRP Nancy Trask Event

Date: Monday June 22nd
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Date: Tuesday June 23rd
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Date: Thursday June 25th
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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B.Y.O.Book

Date: Tuesday March 24th
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Other
Registration is required!
7 of 25 seats available. Information & registration for this session

Date: Tuesday April 21st
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Other
Registration is required!
17 of 25 seats available. Information & registration for this session

Senior Tech Zone

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

Date: Thursday March 5th
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Computer Lab
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Date: Thursday March 12th
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Computer Lab
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Date: Thursday March 19th
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Computer Lab
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Annual Events

All Iowa Reads

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The purpose of All Iowa Reads is to encourage Iowans statewide to read and talk about a single title in the same year. The 2015 book selection is My name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira. All Iowa Reads is a project of the Iowa Center for the Book. For more information about the All Iowa Reads program and reviews, discussion guides, and the selected books for each year, visit our All Iowa Reads page.

One Community, One Book

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One Communty, One Book is a community-wide reading project that runs annually, from mid-September to mid-November. The 2015 book selection is Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. For more information, visit the Library's One Community, One Book page.

Intellectual Freedom Festival

Intellectual Freedom Festival

In 1995, The Iowa City Public Library established the annual Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival to honor Spaziani 26-year career at ICPL and life-long commitment to the freedom of ideas. Spaziani believes that the public library's role is to be a resource and a forum for an individual's pursuit and expression of diverse points of view. The festival is held in the fall. For more information, visit our Intellectual Freedom Festival page or call the Library at 319.356.5200.

Summer Reading Program

Iowa City Public Library offers Summer Reading Program events for people of all ages. Registration typically begins at the end of the school year. For more informaiton, visit our Summer Reading Program page or call 319-356-5200.

Irving B. Weber Days

The Iowa City Public Library, Johnson County Historical Society, Iowa City Genealogical Society, Iowa City Noon Lions club, and other area groups celebrate Irving B. Weber days in May, during Local History Month. For more information about Weber Days programs, visit the online Irving B. Weber site or call the Library at 319.356.5200.

Garden Forums

Second Sunday Garden Forums are sponsored by ICPL and Project GREEN. Each two-hour forum is free and open to the public. For more information on upcoming Garden Forums, contact Beth Fisher at 319.887.6024 or beth-fisher@icpl.org.

Library Links Golf Classic

The Library Links Golf Classic is a yearly golf outing to benefit the Iowa City Public Library. For more information, visit our Library Links page.