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What do fencing and the Iowa City Public Library have in common? For Judy O'Donnell, the answer is obvious. “One of the great things about libraries is that you can find information about anything there, so I thought (a fundraiser) would be a...

Diana Durham’s years as an elementary teacher serve her well in her retirement. “As a schoolteacher, you learn to perform,” Durham says. “You have to like it.” Durham liked it so much; she joined the Iowa City Hospice Singers. The singers...

January 8, 2014 – Do you love comedies? Shakespeare? Joss Whedon? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, come to the Iowa City Public Library on Friday, February 14, for the Eastern Iowa premiere of “Much Ado About Nothing.”...

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature will celebrate the third annual One Book Two Book festival January 17 through January 19. This year’s event includes an exciting mix of author visits, public readings, book character visits, a writing jam,...

Do you need some help with that new gadget you received over the holidays? The Iowa City Public Library has you covered! Bring your questions and the gadget that has you flustered to a special Saturday edition of ICPL Tech Help from 10 a.m. to noon...

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