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Press Releases

The Library offers 14 Kindles loaded with popular books for adults, teens, and children. Loaned for three-weeks, you can access a stack of books with a device that is the size of a magazine and lighter than a paperback. No need to download or...

Join ICPL librarians working on the Digital History Project ( history.icpl.org ) to learn how to digitize your old documents. Digitizing your old photos and papers allows you to share them with your loved ones online. Having digital copies will...

The Summer Library Bus program end date has been extended to August 20, the last day of summer vacation for Iowa City students. The  program runs six days a week Monday - Saturday, operating between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Children...

Construction work will soon be underway at the Iowa City Public Library.  The work will complete a two-year building renovation project. The Library’s second floor will be remodeled to make room for a Teen Space, and to reorganize the service...

The Iowa City Public Library is joining our downtown neighbors for this year’s Downtown Iowa City Annual Sidewalk Sales. On Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., the Library is the place to come for exclusive deals on gently-used books, DVDs,...

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.