Author Archive for Jason


Friday, Jan 11, 2019

Due to the federal government shutdown and tax code changes enacted last year, we are not sure what to expect with regards to receiving our regular order of federal paper tax forms for individuals and businesses. If you are hoping to pick up free...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

Jane Wilch, the Iowa City Recycling Coordinator, put out a great list of ideas today for reducing landfill waste over the holiday season. Some of these ideas can easily be adapted for ICPL-goers as well! Be creative with gift wrapping We...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Last night the 2017 National Book Award ceremony was held and winners were announced in the four categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.  You can check out the winning titles and the authors' other works from the...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

This was my first experience reading something by Shirley Jackson though I was familiar with her reputation as a modern Gothic horror fiction writer. I haven't read much in this genre style and was prepared for pure spooky but instead found the...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

The Iowa City Public Library’s Local Music Project , a free digital music collection composed of eastern Iowa musicians, is newly redesigned. Over the last few years the ways in which we discover and listen to music has radically shifted,...

Friday, Jun 30, 2017

I was in a bit of a music rut this year, turning down the chance to listen to unfamiliar contemporary artists in favor of revisiting nostalgic albums from 20 years ago and seeking out music genres I either missed the boat on ( Britpop ) or wasn't...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

The 67th National Book Awards Ceremony was held last night, you can watch here and read the winning books from the Iowa City Public Library's collection at the links below: YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE March (Book 3) written by John Lewis, Andrew...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

ICPL is currently celebrating Banned Books Week  and we have a strong history of supporting people's Freedom to Read . As the music selector, the theme this week has also made me reflect on how amazing it is that the U.S. still creates lyrically...

Friday, Sep 16, 2016

Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield ’s book “On Bowie” is an ode to rock legend, David Bowie , who died in January of this year. Sheffield, a Bowie fanatic, was approached immediately following the news of Bowie’s death and asked to write...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

The Iowa City Public Library is celebrating our fifth year of offering free downloadable music from regional artists via the Local Music Project . This unique service allows ICPL cardholders to download over 80 albums from artists based in eastern...

About Jason

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About Me
You'll see me most often at the Info Desk on the 2nd floor. I purchase items for the Adult Fiction and Large Print area in all genres and formats (books, CDs, eBooks, eAudiobooks) as well as the Adult Music collection (CDs and downloadable Local Music Project).  
What do you like to read? 
I read mostly fiction, my favorite books tend to...