Author Archive for Kara


Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

The Johnson County Auditor's Office recently announced the early satellite voting schedule for the November 5, 2019 City-School Election. Ballots for all precincts will be available at all satellite voting stations.   Early voting at Iowa City Public Library will be held in Meeting Room D on the following dates: Friday, November 1, 2–6pm Saturday, November 2, 10am-3pm Sunday, November 3, Noon-5pm   Other early voting opportunities include:  

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

September 7 is a very special day. Why, you ask? Well ... it's my Dad's birthday and that's special to me. It's also the day the Library Board held a special meeting to award a contract to Summit Body Works in Commerce City, CO to build the Iowa...

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don't have a Library Card, or know someone who doesn't have a Library Card, head to the Downtown Library or the Bookmobile to get your Library Card. Anyone in Iowa who lives in a community...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

FY19 numbers are in and what a great year we had on the ICPL Bookmobile ! We set a new record on June 24 for the number of transactions in a single day - we had 353 checkouts on that day. Our greatest number of visitors came one day in the first...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

Each week you can find the ICPL Bookmobile at Science Thursdays on the UI Health Sciences campus at the College of Medicine Courtyard. Science Thursdays feature great music, food trucks and the Bookmobile! It's a great event and we see many friends...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

Because of the popularity we experienced when the Literary Kiosk was at Iowa City Public Library last year, University of Iowa Libraries selected ICPL to host a Kiosk permanently. It will be located in the Lobby, to the right of the recycle bins....

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

Have you ever admired the graphics at Iowa City Public Library? Have you ever wanted to own one of the cool ICPL t-shirts staff wear? If so, Society6 can help! Many of our most awesome graphics, including ICPL Bookmobile graphics , are available at...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

AT TENTION: Patrons who receive notifications about Library Holds by telephone Telephone calls announcing Holds available for pickup at the Library will end on June 30, 2019. This service is ending because the software that supports the telephone...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019

The ICPL Bookmobile will be at the June 22 Juneteenth Commemoration from Noon to 4:00 pm. This year’s commemoration will be at Mercer Park, 2701 Bradford Drive in Iowa City. More information about Iowa City’s Juneteenth commemoration is...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

Iowa City Public Library is a proud Pride Week sponsor and we're excited to take the ICPL Bookmobile to two Pride events this week. Pride Picnic at City Park - Friday, June 14, 5-7 pm: ICPL’s Bookmobile will head to City Park and be open during...

About Kara

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Kara serves as the Community and Access Services Coordinator and loves working on the Bookmobile, traveling and reading Biographical Fiction.