Author Archive for Jason

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

Early voting for the 2020 General Election has begun in Johnson County and the Iowa City Public Library will again be a host beginning Monday, October 19th.  ICPL satellite location hours are : 

Thursday, Aug 20, 2020

We can help with your black-and-white printing needs through our Email web form or Live Chat service, both found at If using the Email web form, please provide your full name, a contact email or phone number, and your attachment by using the small paperclip icon in the lower right corner of the “What can we help with?” form field. Printouts may be picked up anytime during our regular Curbside hours (Monday-Friday 2:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.). There is a limit of 10 pages per day.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

How long will the Library and Bookmobile be closed? At this point we are closed until further notice. We are continually monitoring COVID-19 health guidelines and will announce a date when we have assurance we can safely return to the building. Can I still contact the Library with my questions? Library staff are answering phone, email, and chat questions from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. Please call 319-356-5200 or reach us through for help!

Saturday, Mar 7, 2020

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...

About Jason

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About Me
You'll see me most often at the Info Desk on the 2nd floor. Before transitioning to Adult Services Coordinator I was the purchaser 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...