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Friday, Sep 14, 2018

In fall with influx of new Iowa City residents we get many people asking about  license renewals.  If you are one of these people, there is an option other than going to the DOT office and potentially waiting in a  long, slow line. ICPL may have...

Monday, Apr 2, 2018

The VITA program though the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa offers free tax assistance every year to citizens who meet a certain income criteria.  (Less than $55,000) for the calendar year of 2017.  They have several dates...

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Don't let this be you! We have been pretty spoiled the last 2 winters with mild temps and very little snow.  This one looks to be more of the "normal" Iowa winter we all know and love(?). If you live or park in Iowa City it is pretty important to...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Coffee has been around for a long time and blamed for many ills — from stunting your growth to  heart disease  to insomnia (that one is pretty accurate for many)— but newer research shows that it may actually have a number of  good perks (

Monday, Jul 24, 2017

Do you need to renew your license? Can't find the time to get to the DOT office during their hours? Don't like waiting? If you answered YES to any of these questions, ICPL may have the solution for you. We have had a DOT kiosk on the 2nd floor of...

Monday, May 1, 2017

The great thing about spring  every year, is the window of super ambition to get after projects around my house and yard.  While this window is sometimes remarkably small,  I do want to take advantage of it while I can.  There are always things...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

If you did, congratulations!!  Now you may be interested in some of the great books we have  to assist you through the exciting but stressful process of planning your wedding .   There are titles to help you with every kind of event from the...

Friday, Nov 11, 2016

If you're not familiar with photicular books you should take a look at this one.   Photicular technology uses sliding lenses and video imagery to display realistic living motion in the pages of a book. These have wonderful, realistic pictures...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Even though summer is on its way out, it is still more than possible to contract one or more of the lovely weed rashes that make outdoor activities a little more memorable. Pictured are three of the most prevalent varieties of poison plant life in...

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

One of the questions asked most frequently is how and where to print out documents.  We have a couple of ways to accomplish this. If you just need to quickly pull up something from your email or another online site,  we have the EXPRESS internet...

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