Author Archive for Shawna


Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021

Before the pandemic, one of the best parts about the Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile was its ability to bring the magic of discovery and the serendipity of browsing stacks practically to your backyard. We loved stopping around the community and inviting you aboard to roam the materials curated specifically for the Bookmobile.

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile can once again be found on the streets of Iowa City. ICPL staff have missed connecting with community members on the Bookmobile and can't wait to see your (masked) faces once again! As of Monday, March 1 the ICPL Bookmobile is offering Hold Pickup Service at the following community locations:    Monday   9:30 to 10:30 a.m., North Dodge Hy-Vee 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., St. Mark’s United Methodist Church  Tuesday  9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Waterfront Hy-Vee 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Pepperwood Plaza  Wednesday 

Thursday, Feb 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Iowa City Public Library Closed at 2pm The Iowa City Public Library is closing at 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon (2/04/2021) due to inclement weather. Service updates will be shared broadly, including on ICPL’s social media sites and website (icpl.org).  Download digital books, movies, and audio materials from the ICPL Digital Library when you visit icpl.org. Late materials during the closure will not be subject to fines.

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The Iowa City Public Library is closing at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (12/29/2020) due to inclement weather. Service updates will be shared broadly, including on ICPL’s social media sites and website (icpl.org). 

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will not be in service on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The downtown Library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bookmobile holiday hours are always available on the Library's website. Remember, even when the Bookmobile isn't in service, online services are available 24/7 on our website.

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile can soon be found again on the streets of Iowa City. Our staff have missed connecting with community members on the Bookmobile and can't wait to see your (masked) faces once again! Beginning on Monday, October 12 the ICPL Bookmobile will be offering Hold Pickup Service at the following community locations:    Monday   10 a.m. to Noon, North Dodge Hy-Vee 3 to 5 p.m., St. Mark’s United Methodist Church  Tuesday 

Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Break out your bracketology skills and make a Cinderella story all your own with ICPL Book Madness 2020! The Library is pitting your favorite books against each other in a March Madness-style bracket competition, and you have a chance to cash in.

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

As our seasonal service break wraps up, the Bookmobile is ready to get back in action! Our Winter/Spring schedule begins on January 6, 2020 and extends through May 22, 2020. The newest stops that we have added to our route include weekly visits to...

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

The Winter/Spring Bookmobile schedule begins Monday, January 6 and runs through Thursday, May 21. The Bookmobile is out of service for a seasonal maintenance break from December 23 - January 3. If you had holds you were...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

As we wrap up our last week of the Summer Schedule on the Bookmobile, now is a great time to think back to some Summer highlights and look ahead to Fall . Throughout the Summer, our annual series, Stories in the Park, continued with stops at Willow...

About Shawna

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As the Bookmobile Assistant, of course you can find Shawna often throughout town on ICPL's Mobile Library, but she can also be found at the Library's first floor Help Desk as well as the Children's Desk.She loves helping to answer questions and sharing information about all the ways the library can be used!