Author Archive for Angie


Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

With the Presidential Election less than a week away, talk of politics are everywhere and children are bound to be curious about what the adults are talking about. Talking to children about the voting process in the United States is important. ...

Friday, Oct 28, 2016

Where fun & learning come together! The library is a great place for little ones to begin or enhance their educational journey through our Storytime programs. Story Play will help to build upon and to incorporate social and emotional...

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

Well Fed, Well Read  is a library program that gives your family an opportunity to kick off the fall with fun and giving! Join us in the Storytime Room this Friday, October. 7, anytime between 1-4:30 pm for stories, songs, activities, and snacks—

Friday, Sep 9, 2016

There are books that stick with you for your entire life, but do you know what book was most popular on the year that you were born? Thanks to Good Housekeeping ,  you can now find out what people were reading the year that you entered the world. 

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

This spring I joined the Early Literacy Task Force which is part of  the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce. This weekend we are excited to host a free family Not a Box Building Party!  The next event will be on Saturday, August 13 at Wetherby...

Friday, Jul 1, 2016

July is here, which means our Summer Reading Program - On Your Marks, Get Set, Read! - is half over! With the program coming to an end July 31st, there is still plenty of time to  sign up  to get your reading done to earn great prizes and a...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

Read Aloud 15 Minutes is a non-profit organization that is working to make reading aloud every day for at least 15 minutes the new standard in child care/parenting. “Reading aloud is the single most important thing a parent or caregiver can do to...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

It’s May and by the end of the month school will be letting out for the summer! At the library, we are planning an exciting kick-off to your summer season—Children’s Day, June 4, 2016! Mark your calendars now for this annual event produced by...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

Help your little one celebrate and learn more about our planet for Earth Day coming up this Friday, April 22nd! While I believe we should celebrate Earth Day everyday, books are a great way to help kids learn about it in an exciting and relatable...

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Happy (almost) 100th Birthday to beloved author of Ramona, Beezus, Henry, the Mouse and more! Born April 12, 1916, Beverly Cleary, has become one of the most beloved and successful children’s author, whose work has affected generations of readers...

About Angie

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Angie is the Children's Services Coordinator at the Iowa City Public Library. You can find her in the Ellen Buchanan Children's Room or occasionally on the Bookmobile.