Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.

Summer Fun with the Bookmobile!


The ICPL Bookmobile is once again on the road with a full Bookmobile route. Staff are ready for a summer of Bookmobile fun running from Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, August 2021.

The summer schedule operates Monday through Friday to support neighborhoods and locations all throughout Iowa City as well as contracting communities. The Bookmobile offers the ability to pick up holds, browse and borrow from the Bookmobile bins, return materials, register for library cards, and participate in the Summer Reading Program. On-board browsing is also available with up to five visitors at a given time for 5 minute browsing sessions. At this time, masks are required when on board the Bookmobile.

ICPL Bookmobile staff look forward to seeing visitors, connecting people with library materials, and awarding summer reading prizes. Staff always appreciate the opportunity to hear what community members are reading, share information about library services, or simply say hello! As the Bookmobile has returned to the road, the words of encouragement and support have been greatly appreciated. Kind words from visitors are almost as satisfying to staff as the feeling of handing over a brand new library card

The 2021 Summer schedule can be downloaded, or viewed online

Monday   

10:30 - 11:30am Willow Creek Park

12:00 - 12:30pm Dodge St. Coffeehouse

12:45 - 1:30pm North Dodge Hy-Vee

3:00 - 3:30pm Legacy independent Living

3:45 - 4:30pm Longfellow Elementary 

Tuesday   

9:30 - 10:15am Weber Elementary

10:30 - 11:30am Oaknoll Retirement Community

11:45 - 12:30pm Forest View Mobile Home Community

1:30 - 2:00pm First Avenue Hy-Vee

2:30 - 3:15pm Hills Elementary

3:30 - 4:15pm Atrium Village Senior Living 

Wednesday   

9:00 - 9:45am Alexander Elementary

10:30 - 11:30am Wetherby Park

2:30 - 3:00pm Lincoln Elementary

3:30 - 4:15pm City Park Pool

4:45 - 5:30pm Green State Credit Union, Mormon Trek Blvd. 

Thursday   

9:45 - 10:30am Pheasant Ridge Neighborhood Center

11:00 - 11:45am St. Mark's United Methodist Church

12:00 - 12:30pm Frauenholtz-Miller Park

3:00 - 3:45pm Twain Elementary

4:00 - 4:30pm Pepperwood Plaza

5:00 - 5:30pm Waterfront Hy-Vee

6:30 - 8:00pm Party in the Park (Various Locations) 

Friday   

10:30 - 11:30am Mercer Park

12:00 - 1:00pm Breckenridge Estates

 

For more information visit icpl.org/bookmobile or call the Library at 319-356-5200

Interested in becoming a Bookmobile stop? Contact Shawna Riggins at shawna-riggins@icpl.org for more details

ICPL Bookmobile parked on a concrete lot, with blue sky visible.

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