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Students in first through eighth grade are invited to participate in One Book Two Book’s expanded student writing project: Write Out Loud. Write Out Loud encourages students’ writing by recognizing their creative voice. Many of the student...

This year’s One Community, One Book selection is The Boy Who Harnessed Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. The Library will host two events, a discussion for adults and a storytime for kids,...

Home Ec. Workshop, 207 N. Linn St., will host a sewing donation day for the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation Arts & Crafts Bazaar from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 26. This free event will have some supplies and patterns on hand for...

The Iowa City Public Library’s Teen Center opens today! This new space, created especially for teens in grades 7 through 12, will open its doors for after-school hours from 3 to 7 p.m. today, followed by the Edible Books program from 7 to 8 p.m....

Do you have an old Halloween costume taking up space in your closet? If so, bring it to the Iowa City Public Library during regular business hours this week and it will go to a child in need as part of the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center’

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