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Press Releases

Iowa City Public Library is adjusting its service model in response to guidance from the State Library of Iowa and information from the Johnson County Department of Public Health, the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.

Date: 02/28/2020

Contact: Patty McCarthy, Library Development Director

Phone: 319-356-5249

The Library's Art Advisory Committee needs new members to advise Library staff.

A special effort to ensure kids and teens who visit the Library don’t go hungry has raised $3,000 to purchase daily afternoon snacks.

The Iowa City Public Library is pleased to announce a collection of large print children’s books is now available for check out.

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