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Friday, Feb 2, 2018

You're invited to join other library friends at a special Iowa City screening of Ex Libris , the award-winning film about the New York Public Library. I think that fans of director Frederick Wiseman's films and everyone else who loves what public...

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Enjoy amazing views with your dinner on Monday at the ICPL Friends Foundation’s VUE Restaurant Eat-Out-to-Read. I look forward to seeing you at the new VUE Restaurant on the top floor of the Hilton Garden Inn at 328 South Clinton Street in Iowa...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

Winter's cold really will come one of these days. Right? When it does you can be ready by making a purchase now to stay warm in ICPL style and help the ICPL! Here's the deal: between now and midnight on December 6 , you can order special ICPL...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Are you as curious as I am to experience the one-of-a-kind homes and see the views from the Library's neighbor?! You can do both and help ICPL by making reservations now for a unique vertical block party on September 30th. ICPL Rocks My Block@Plaza...

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

You are invited to the first-ever block party to benefit the Iowa City Public Library on Saturday, August 12th. Our gracious hosts, neighbors Michael Lensing, and Tom Scott, say they're ready for a crowd at ICPL Rocks My Block! The weather forecast...

Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Monday, July 31st is the last day to enjoy delicious Pagliai's Pizza and benefit the Iowa City Public Library at the same time! Mention ICPL when dining in or carrying out on Monday, 4:00-11:00 pm, and Pagliai's will generously donate 25% of your...

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Enjoy a delicious meal at Motley Cow Cafe and raise funds for ICPL at the same time! Join us at the restaurant, 160 North Linn Street, Iowa City from 5-9pm on Wednesday, June 7, and a percentage of your tab will be donated to the ICPL Friends...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Take a break and "Eat Out to Read” tonight at Short's Burgers Eastside. The restaurant at 521 Westbury Dr in Iowa City will welcome you there or take your carryout order from 5-9:30pm. A percentage of the sales will be donated to the Iowa City...

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Support ICPL and one of Iowa City's newest restaurants, Hudson's, tonight, Weds. March 8. Hudson's is at 482 Hwy 1 West, Iowa City. Parking is accessible off Highway 1 between Riverside Dr and Hudson Ave. The community night is scheduled 5-10 pm,...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

Your financial donations have a big impact here at ICPL. One of the most exciting in a few years, the new ICPL bookmobile, will hit the streets in spring 2017 to help ensure even more people have access to Library magic. Your past donations made...

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