Author Archive for Meredith


Monday, Oct 21, 2019

– It’s not too late to learn a new skill in 2019, thanks to the Iowa City Public Library! If you loved drawing in MS Paint as a kid, it's time to elevate your computer drawings with the Library's Introduction to Wacom Drawing Tablets. We'll experiment with different brush tools in Illustrator and try tracing a photo. This class will be held twice: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, and 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

On July 25, Macmillan Publishing announced it would become the only major (Big 5) publisher to limit eBook lending for U.S. libraries. This means when a new book is released, Macmillan will allow library systems to purchase only one copy during an eight-week window. This new licensing model is scheduled to begin November 1, 2019.

Friday, Sep 27, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights are pleased to welcome New York Times bestselling author Markus Zusak to the Library on Monday, October 21.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

Fall into a new activity this autumn with help from the Iowa City Public Library!

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Here’s a novel idea: take a break from the kitchen and go out to eat. Better yet, enjoy a meal and support the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation at the same time.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation is now accepting donations of handmade arts and crafts for the Seventh Annual Arts & Crafts Bazaar. This year’s bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 7, in Meeting Room A. Proceeds from the sale support the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation to benefit Library programs and collections.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

A special community effort to restock the shelves at The BookEnd used bookstore inside the Iowa City Public Library is underway at local MidWestOne banks throughout September. Each MidWestOne bank in Iowa City will accept gently-read fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books at a special inside collection box. Donations of DVDs and music CDs in their original cases are also welcome. Bank customers, staff, and the public can deliver their donations during convenient bank hours.

Friday, Aug 30, 2019

With the new school year underway, now is the perfect time to check your wallet, purse and backpack to make sure you have the most important school supply item: your Iowa City Public Library Card!

Monday, Aug 26, 2019

Parents expecting the pitter-patter of little feet are invited to the Iowa City Public Library’s Belly Babies Special Event. Join us in the Children’s Room from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, for information and activities for parents-to-be. Attendees learn about the five early literacy practices, take home songs and rhymes to do with baby at home, and register for ICPL’s Belly Baby Reads program. They’ll also partake in specialized 30-minutes sessions about prenatal yoga, reading rituals, breast feeding and support, and doulas and baby wearing.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will not be in service on Monday, September 2. The Downtown Library is also closed in honor of Labor Day. Bookmobile holiday hours are always available on the Library's website . Although the Bookmobile and...

About Meredith

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Meredith is the Library's PR Specialist. She's been addicted to the written word since she learned the alphabet.