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Online Resources: Books & Entertainment

Resources marked restricted require an Iowa City Public Library card when accessed from outside the Library, and licensing restrictions limit access to residents of Iowa City and to areas covered by contracts for library service: rural Johnson County and the cities of Hills, Lone Tree, and University Heights.

All Iowa Reads

Information and discussion questions for past and present All Iowa Reads selections.

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Biographies of musicians, discographies, reviews, similar artists, and best pics.

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Contemporary Literary Criticism

Extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.

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ICPL Collection Blog

Iowa City Public Library staff provide reviews and recommendations of items in the collection.

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Internet Movie Database

Information about movies, actors, film crews, tv shows, and video games and trivia, user reviews and forums.

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New Materials at the Library

New materials recently added to the Library collections.

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New York Times Bestseller

New York Times expanded bestseller lists.

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Novelist Plus

Electronic readers advisory service for fiction and nonfiction. Find by author, genre, or enter a novel you liked and get recommendations for similar books.

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One Community One Book: Johnson County Reads

Annual community-wide reading project which invites community residents to discuss the same human rights-related text.

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What's Next? Adult Fiction in Series

Help finding books in series, courtesy of Kent Public Library.

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