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The Library provides free short-term parking on Linn Street in front of the Library, and there are a variety of metered parking spaces throughout the area. Additional parking is available in a number of parking ramps near the Library which offer the first hour free.

Nearby Parking Ramps

Public Library
Parking Ramps, hourly rate. First hour is free in these Ramps.
Parking Ramp, pay by the space. FREE after 6:00 pm and on Sundays.
Free 20 minute Parking for Library Patrons.
Outside Book Return Only
Handicapped Meters
Metered Parking on street and in Recreation Center lot. FREE after 6:00 pm and on Sundays.
Library patrons may use the covered walkway connecting the third floor of the east side Dubuque Street ramp with the Plaza Towers building.

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First Hour Free

A number of parking ramps in the vicinity of the Library, including those labled on the map above, offer up to an hour of free parking with a rate of $1 per hour for each additional hour.

For more information, see 2013 Parking Policy & Rate Change on the Iowa City Downtown District website.

Additional Information

Additional details about parking, parking ramps and public transportation in the Iowa City Downtown District are available on the Iowa City Downtown District's Parking and Transportation page.

Need Specific Directions?

Open the Library's location in Google Maps to get started, or call us at 319.356.5200 for help.