Author Archive for Heidi K


Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016

Looking for a quick addition to your summer reading list? I loved this little book by Valeria Luiselli set in Mexico City because it is quite funny and bursting with originality. If you find yourself gravitating to heavy, serious books and want a...

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

Hidden behind the searchable internet world, there exists a network of sites that requires specific servers, browsers, or codes to access. These "dark" areas of the internet are commonly associated with bad behavior, crime, and even terrorism....

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

What drew me to My Documents (McSweeney's, 2015) was the cover art: a boy climbing among file cabinets, keyboard, wires, and computer monitors. So appropriate for the title! I wanted to try out a newer short story collection by an author I've...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016

In No Sweat , Michelle Segar offers new ways to approach fitness for people who have a bad attitude (or, as I like to say, a badittude) about working out. In fact, one of the things that Segar promotes is removing the phrases "working out," "

Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

It has been an exceptional year for women-in-rock memoirs. Kim Gordon's Girl in a Band , Patti Smith's M Train , and Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein have all come out in 2015. Brownstein's story about how she went from suburban...

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015

As I have perused the masses of so-called Paleo (read: veggie and meat based, no-to-little grain and dairy) cookbooks here at ICPL, I have had to be brutally honest with myself. Am I really going to use a mandoline slicer (which I don't own) to cut...

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

Essential oils have many uses to promote health, lift your mood, and act as helpful additives to household cleaners, body care products, cosmetics, and more. I've noticed some newer books about their uses here at the library, and have also noticed...

About Heidi K

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Name: Heidi K.
Position at ICPL: Outreach Assistant in Community & Access Services
Where you'll see me at the Library: Help Desk, or potentially wandering the book stacks.
A little about me:
I am originally from Lincoln, NE but have lived in Iowa City for over a decade. My interests (outside of libraries and reading) include yoga, gardening,...