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Saturday, Jan 14, 2023

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL) Bookmobile will be closed. The Downtown Library will be open for special hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Patrons can visit icpl.org/hours to find Library hours and the ICPL Bookmobile schedule. 

Saturday, Dec 31, 2022

With the deluge of great new titles published over the last year, some potential new favorites may have escaped your notice. So Iowa City Public Library Staff members voted on the best books that came out in 2022 and whittled down to a collection of can’t-miss books for the year across nine categories. There’s sure to be a book on ICPL’s Best of the Best 2022 list that will set you on the path to a reading adventure in the new year. Browse the list of winning titles below.

Monday, Sep 12, 2022

The Iowa City Public Library is beginning to build a new strategic plan and is seeking input from the community about current needs and aspirations.  

Monday, Jul 18, 2022

The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation will host a Book Sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 15, and Saturday, July 16.  Look for the tables under a tent which will be set up on the Library’s sidewalk (the Ped Mall) during the Iowa City Downtown District's annual Summer Sidewalk Sales.  If the weather is bad, the sale will move indoors to the Library lobby. All items will be priced as ‘pay-what-you-want’ on everything from fiction and cookbooks, to nonfiction, DVDs, art books, young adult and children’s books

Friday, Jul 1, 2022

The Iowa City Public Library will be Fine Free for all materials, effective Friday, July 1, 2022. Iowa City Public Library patrons will no longer incur fines for returning library materials past their due dates. Overdue fines were eliminated for Children’s and Teen materials at Iowa City Public Library in June 2019. This new change applies to all other materials.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

We want to invite all of you to join the Iowa City Libary as we honor and celebrate Juneteenth. 

Friday, May 27, 2022

With their Iowa City Public Library card, children have a ticket to ride an Iowa City Transit bus for free, all summer long. The Library provides free rides on any Iowa City Transit bus to children through 12th grade, as well as to the adult caregivers with them, on weekdays between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, from Wednesday, June 1 through Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Bus riders should show their Iowa City Public Library card to the bus driver to gain free access to the bus.

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