Author Archive for Maeve


Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library will be open until 10 on Saturday, June 22. Join your friends playing play Mario Kart and Smash Brothers in Meeting Room A from 6 pm to 8 pm as part of the Downtown Block Party. From 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm Jason Snell, a...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library is partnering with the Iowa City Community School District to provide free snacks to any child age 1-18. Free snacks will be distributed at 3 pm in the Children’s Room and the Teen Center. Snacks will be available...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

Yep, that's right.  That sound you heard was a 'COOL' weather phenomenon also called a cold boom.  Technically, it is known as a cryoseismic boom. A phenomenon reserved for only the coldest of temperatures and rare for the lower latitudes of the...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Members of the public will now be able to make free local phone calls of five minutes or less. Social service agencies' numbers are listed on the phone. Many thanks to ImOn for providing the free phone line to the Iowa City Public Library. The...

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

  Alexander McCall Smith, the author of No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, will be reading from his newest book,  The Colors of All the Cattle in Iowa City on Monday evening, November 12 at the First United Methodist Church @ 214...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018

  Image via EarthSky.com Have you noticed moon recently? It will be full this Wednesday. It's a Hunter's Moon, (though with harvest delay it might be called a Harvest and Hunter's Moon). According to the website EarthSky "every full moon has...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The 2018 primary election is Tuesday, June 5.  You can find out voter information including how to register ,  where to vote early and much more at the Johnson County auditor's website .   Voters can cast an absentee ballot in-person at the...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Facebook is fun and a great way to share information and stay connected with friends and family. Right? Right. However, after the Cambridge Analytica data-harvesting scandal you might be ready to just say goodbye to Facebook.  Before you close...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

If you are an early morning skywatcher, you are in for a treat tomorrow.   Monday's Trilobites column by  Nicolas St. Fleur in the New York Times details what will happen during this celestial event - "Lunar eclipses are not uncommon, but the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

People living and working in Iowa City are invited to participate in a community  survey that will help provide direction for Iowa City's first ever Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. The short survey asks participants for their thoughts and...

About Maeve

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Where do you see me in the library?
At the Info Desk on the second floor, where you also find the adult nonfiction collection, aka, the wide world of learning. You also might find me in Meeting Room A at a library program, especially one on local history. I am the Adult Services Coordinator here at ICPL, though 25 years ago when I rejoined the the...