Author Archive for Jen

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

It’s a librarian’s job to know about the best books for the library’s collection; and I’m lucky enough that a bunch of my co-workers bought me their favorite children’s books to help me welcome my second child. Having had the time to read...

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

        On Tuesday, September 8th, voters can choose five new representatives to the ICCSD school board. There are four, 4-year term seats vacant and one, 2-year term seat vacant due to Tuyet Baruah's resignation in July....

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

Still of video of President Kennedy on the AP's YouTube Channel  Over 1 million minutes of historical footage captured by the Associated Press and Movietone dating back to 1895 will be available for anyone to watch on YouTube. The collection is...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Investin g on your own can seem like a daunting task. Creating a portfolio or picking stocks may not be for everyone, but for those that do take an active role in their asset management the library has tools to help you. With the library's...

Monday, Mar 16, 2015

Many  know that the library has Drop-In Tech times and computer classes to help you with your technology needs. But what if you cannot make it to those Tech Help times or want to learn from the comfort of your own home? Learning Express is another...

Monday, Dec 15, 2014

5. There are loads of books to choose from. The library’s e-book and e-audiobook collection has over 10,000 books. So whether you are in the mood for something like Tina Fey’s Bossypants , Donna Tart’s The Goldfinch or even a classic like...

Monday, Dec 1, 2014

For those that are filing taxes in 2014 you will likely see a new section that has been added to the tax form. This is because 2014 is the first year that the penalties for not having health insurance come into effect. Based on the drafts of the...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014

Are you unsure about how the Affordable Care will affect you? The library is hosting a series of information and enrollment sessions at the library that coincide with the Marketplace's open enrollment period. This Saturday from 10 -11 a.m.   in...

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

by Fiddlerjan downloaded from www.morguefile.com Whether you are staying close to home or traveling to far off places, apps for your Smartphone or tablet can make traveling a little more relaxing. Downloading one or a few of these apps before...

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014

Consumer Reports is a great resource for anyone about to make a big purchase. This magazine reviews and tests dishwashers, vacuums, cars, and every sort of technology gadget imaginable. The magazine prides itself on giving non-partisan reviews that...

About Jen

Jen previously worked at the Iowa City Public Library.