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Press Releases

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,...

Beginning Monday July 1, the Summer Library Bus program will expand to six days a week.  Still operating between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Library patrons may now ride the bus for free Monday - Saturday.

Children and teens through...

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice turns 200 this year. For two centuries, the classic novel of manners has remained at the forefront of pop culture, spawning parodies (“now with ultraviolent zombie mayhem ”), re-imaginings (what if the...

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