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

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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will not be in service on Monday, September 2. The Downtown Library is also closed in honor of Labor Day. Bookmobile holiday hours are always available on the Library's website . Although the Bookmobile and...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile won’t be in service the week of August 19 because of scheduled vehicle maintenance, collection updates, and staff training. During the Bookmobile’s seasonal break in service, items can be returned at the downtown Library or to the Library’s remote drop boxes. Holds that arrive at the Library during this time can be found by inquiring at the Help Desk at the downtown Library or on the Bookmobile when our Fall Schedule begins.

Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Crew members for the Ped Mall Renovation Project made book lovers happy today (Friday, Aug. 9; also known as National Book Lovers Day) when they finished the paving in front of the Iowa City Public Library’s west entrance. Because of this, the...

Monday, Aug 5, 2019

The Bookmobile won't be in service Monday, August 19, through Friday, August 23. We've had a great summer and look forward to a seeing everyone again in the fall! A break between schedule periods gives us time for vehicle maintenance, deep...

Monday, Jul 29, 2019

Cool off from the hot days of August by brushing up on your computer skills and savvy. Become a smarter computer user through time-saving tips and tricks or learn how to protect your privacy and personal information online at the Iowa City Public Library.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

Coming to the Iowa City Public Library in August: Lib Con 2, ICPL’s comic con. Lib Con 2 will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, throughout the Library and MERGE buildings. It is free and open to all ages.

Monday, Jul 15, 2019

Two of the greatest words in the English language have come together for a great event that supports the Iowa City Public Library: book and sale. The ICPL Friends Foundation will host a Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, in Meeting Room A. The sale features “Pay What You Want” prices on everything from large print books and graphic novels to fiction, cookbooks, nonfiction, graphic novels and children’s books. All sales are final with proceeds benefitting the Library, courtesy of the Book End Committee of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation.

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019

Mark your calendars now for the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation’s Big Book Bash at Big Grove Brewery! This all-ages event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at the Brewery, 1225 S. Gilbert St. Library lovers are invited to come, eat and talk all things books, including how support from the community makes ICPL better. The Bookmobile will be on site for use, and there will be games and craft activities.

Monday, Jun 24, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will not be in service on Thursday, July 4. The Downtown Library is also closed that day. Holiday hours are always available on the Library's website . Although the Bookmobile and Library are closed, online...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library’s Art Advisory Committee is looking for new members. The Committee is made up of six members and terms run for three years. Candidates must reside in Iowa City or rural Johnson County, and are appointed to the Committee by the Library Board. Library employees are not eligible for appointment. Ideal candidates are individuals involved and interested in the arts community in some way — artists, framers, instructors, students, gallery employees, collectors and serious enthusiasts.

About Meredith

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Meredith was formerly the Library's Public Relations Specialist.