Author Archive for Beth

Thursday, Mar 23, 2023

It's time to take the cuttings!!

Monday, Aug 9, 2021

Iowa City Pubic Library has provided in-building access to Library Edition for many years.  It is one of the most popular genealogy databases on our Online Resouces page.   

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020

Are you looking for a new way to explore your creativity?  Do you want to learn a new skill or develop a hobby you already have?  ICPL can help!  Beginning Thursday, December 17th a new online resource will appear on our website: Creativebug!  

Friday, Sep 25, 2020

One of our most cherished freedoms in the United States is our freedom to read or write whatever we want. Censorship or banning of books or other media is an attempt to limit this freedom. 

Monday, Jun 15, 2020

Unfortunately racism comes in all shapes and sizes.  Its not just an issue for African Americans, but also Asians, Latinos, Native Americans.  Kanopy has a wide variety of films and documentaries on these issues, and they've changed their homepage a bit to make them easier to find. 

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020

Google maps is not only a great source of directions, but can be fun tool to explore with too, especially in Street View.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Attention all artists and crafters! Donations are now being accepted for the 2019 ICPL Friends Foundation Arts & Crafts Bazaar.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019

If you've been in a library or bookstore in the last few days, you might have noticed people sporting buttons proclaiming that the wearer is a fan of banned books. This phenomenon happens every September, promoting Banned Books Week. Banned Books...

About Beth

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Title:  Program Librarian Where you'll see me in the library:  I work at the Information Desk, the Help Desk and in the Digital Media Lab during Drop-in Tech Help. I teach some of the Genealogy workshops and I'll be at most of the Library Events & Programs for adults too, so I'm pretty much everywhere. What do you like to read?   I read all...