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The Iowa City Public Library will celebrate Teen Read Week (October 13 through October 19) with two special events. Short and Sweet ICPL Teens will host a Two-Sentence Story Contest. Beginning October 13, writers in grades 7 through 12 are invited...

Displayed in the Iowa City Public Library’s gallery until October 31, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library’s Traveling Exhibit is now open to the public. The exhibit showcases the life, legacy, and works of the author known for Slaughterhouse...

Please note that the Iowa City Public Library will be closing early at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in honor of the Iowa Library Association All Conference Reception. The Library will re-open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.
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On October 3, 2013, millions of adults and children will gather around the U.S.A. to set a new world record for Largest Shared Reading Experience and to support childhood literacy as part of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record. Once again, the Iowa...

MidWest One Bank employees love libraries, and they want you to show the love, too. Beginning Monday, September 30, MidWest One will donate $1 to local public libraries every time a customer shows them their library card. The promotion is part of...

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  • Check It Out - Overview - Third Thursday
  • The Windshield - Bookmobile - Second Thursday
  • Little Window - Children's - First Thursday
  • Shelf Talk - Books, Movies, Music, & More - Fourth Thursday

Window Newsletters

The Window is mailed out to Iowa City residents seasonally.