Author Archive for Frannie


Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

When it comes to books, are you all about reading a series? Do you enjoy getting to know characters over several books, expansive world building, or the familiarity of certain plot elements? You’re not alone!

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2020

How can you find something new when you can’t meander through the Iowa City Public Library collections? That’s easy: Let librarians find it for you. 

Monday, Aug 17, 2020

To assist our community, we are sending the Bookmobile out for the next few days to provide access to the internet and technical tools

Friday, Jun 26, 2020

We at ICPL are excited to announce a new ongoing reading program,

Thursday, Jun 18, 2020

This is an important year in Iowa City because it marks the 50th anniversary of celebrating LBGTQ+ Pride. In 1970 a group of LGBTQ University of Iowa students marched in the Homecoming Parade and that lay the ground for the movement that saw its biggest crowd in 2019.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020

The Iowa City Public Library is now offering curbside pickup and mail delivery of available library materials. Library cardholders interested in an item can place a hold in our catalog. Allow up to two business days for staff to pull the item from the shelf. Once the hold is ready, patrons will receive an email or phone notification asking for their delivery preference: curbside or mail. If curbside is chosen, the patron will be prompted to schedule an appointment for pickup.

Monday, Jun 15, 2020

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in America.

Friday, May 29, 2020

A message from the Iowa City Police Department

Friday, Apr 24, 2020

April is National Poetry Month, and there’s lots of great ways to celebrate! Organized by the  Academy of American Poets to raise awareness and appreciation of verse in the United States, since 1996 this month long observance is a great way to exercise a love of language. Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate National Poetry in your own way. Some are solitary activities, some are good with the family, and some are even online.

About Frannie

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A reader for all seasons, Frannie is just as happy with a tattered copy of Pippi Longstocking as she is with latest volume of Brain K. Vaughan's Saga. Primarily interested in the visual language in prose and colorful plays on words, secondarily occupied with troubled souls and tales of redemption.