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American poet Robert Frost wrote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” The 2022 Summer Reading Program theme, Read Beyond the Beaten Path, invites the community to try new t

Iowa City author Katie Runde's debut novel, "The Shore," was just released and has received rave reviews—Glamour magazine listed it as one of the ten best books to read in May, and a New York Times reviewer wrote that the book "is never sentimenta

The summer Bookmobile route and schedule kicks off on Tuesday, May 31, and runs through Friday, August 19, 2022.

Services will be unavailable on June 20 (Juneteenth) and July 4 (Independence Day).

Show how much you know during a fun trivia evening to benefit the Iowa City Public Library. On Tuesday, April 5 from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Iowa City Public Library invites adults 21 or older to a wine tasting on Friday, March 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. This event is hosted by the Wine & Spirits department of the HyVee Drugstore in Iowa City.

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  • Check It Out - Overview - Third Thursday
  • The Windshield - Bookmobile - Fourth Thursday
  • Little Window - Children's - First Thursday

Window Newsletters

The Window is mailed out to Iowa City residents seasonally.