Author Archive for Melody

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Voracious readers, take note! When you want to get into a new book but don’t know where to start looking, ICPL’s Catalog has a tool that helps you find books similar to your favorites. Librarians call them “read-alikes,” and you can find them on your own if you know where to look.  

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

ICPL library patrons can now check out Flipster, a digital magazine service from Ebsco, thanks to the complimentary access they are providing during this public health emergency. 

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

These resources have the best up-to-date information on COVID-19.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020

If you are unemployed due to the Coronavirus outbreak...

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Attention nonprofits and other grant-writing agencies:

Friday, Jan 3, 2020

So you are locked out of your library account. How do you get back in? If the Library is open, you can always call us for help. The number is 319-356-5200.  If we are closed or if you'd rather reset your PIN yourself, visit the password reset page. (For us here at the Library, a "password" and a "PIN" are the same thing in your library account.) Here's what that looks like: 

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

Attention Libby Lovers! Push notifications are now live in Libby. Users can choose which notifications they’d like to receive from the Libby menu under Manage Notifications, including:

Monday, Oct 7, 2019

No holds. No waiting. Everyone can read it at the same time. It's a dream come true, isn't it? Libraries Transform has partnered with OverDrive to create a new digital book club for all U.S. libraries that work with OverDrive. It's first #

Friday, Oct 4, 2019

The 2011 Hawkeyes upset the #15 Wolverines 24-16 at Kinnick Stadium. Photo courtesy of Phil Roeder. Twenty-one years ago this weekend, a Hawkeye sacked Tom Brady. 1 October 3, 1998 was a sloppy Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Twenty-one years later,...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Jonathan Safran Foer and Nora Roberts are two authors published by Macmillan. “Why do I have to wait months to check out an e-book? It’s digital, so shouldn’t everyone be able to have a copy at the same time?” We would love it to work that...

About Melody

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I buy books for the second half of the nonfiction collection on the 2nd floor. My background in journalism allows me to pick the best of the best biographies, art, sports, and history books area readers might enjoy.
Parenting, pets, vegetarian and vegan cooking
Favorite thing about ICPL?
The people! ICPL staff genuinely care about our...