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Local Music Project

The Library has a selection of work from Iowa City area musicians available for free download at http://music.icpl.org.

Loan Periods and Fines

Audio Discs Limit Loan Period Fines
Music CDs None 3 weeks 25¢/day
Holiday CDs (at holiday time) None 1 week 25¢/day
Fiction Audiobooks None 3 weeks 25¢/day
Nonfiction Audiobooks None 3 weeks 25¢/day
Children's Music None 3 weeks 25¢/day
Children's Fiction Audiobooks None 3 weeks 25¢/day
Children's Books with CDs None 3 weeks 25¢/day

Online Resources

Allmusic.com
Useful for finding background information on performers, including discographies, and for evaluations of popular recordings. It also has a wealth of information on classical composers and their works, including availability of recordings.

Gramophone
A British website that offers reviews and allows you to search for recommended recordings by composer.

Metacritic
A cross-section of reviews from many critics presented with scored rankings.

GazetteOnline music calendar
Cedar Rapids Gazette online music calendar.

Jazz, Blues & News
KCCK regional jazz & blues music events, as well as NPR news and music programming.

KUNI regional live music
A listing of who's playing where regionally.

Summer of The Arts
Iowa City Jazz Festival and Friday Night Concert Series listings.

Staff Recommendations

Recent entries from the Library's blog.

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On Air: The ICPL Podcast

For more great recommendations from Library staff, check out On Air: The ICPL Podcast.