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Press Releases

Out of consideration for the safety of our community, the Library will be closed to the public effective immediately. If patrons have materials that are due, please keep them for now.

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.

Email Newsletters

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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.