Author Archive for Stacey


Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

So you’re practicing social distancing, but you still want to see your loved ones’ faces? Now’s the perfect time to try video chatting. All you need is a smartphone, tablet, or computer with a webcam to get started. Many different apps provide free video chatting. Check with the other person to compare the apps you already have and decide on one:

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

If you've wondered what it was like to live during "separate but equal" times, stop by the 1st floor Gallery to view an exhibit on loan from the Brown Foundation, brought to town courtesy of the Iowa City Human Rights Commission.  Learn more about...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

At today's Earth Day Fair at Kirkwood Community College, some people wondered why the public library was there alongside groups like 100 Grannies, Table to Table, and Field to Family. Well, when it comes to "Reduce and Reuse," public libraries have...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019

Did you spend Valentine's Day without a current read that makes your heart pound? This weekend's your last chance to let us set you up on a Blind Date With a Book.  The books are using their first sentences as pick-up lines this year -- these are...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Stop by the first floor of the library to view this traveling exhibit created by the State Historical Museum of Iowa featuring the names and photos of over 4,000 Iowans lost during World War I. The State Historical Society of Iowa collected...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018

When you're downtown for the Iowa City Book Festival and Gallery Walk this weekend, make sure to stop in the library to take in some fresh displays: Universal Declaration of Human Rights:   This moving community display created by the Iowa United...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

Stop by the second floor of the library in August to see the large, detailed display created by the local chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and Thursday is Nagasaki...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Find the display outside of the Children's Room Are you looking forward to RAGBRAI as much as these kids?  Come see the twenty-six entries to the Kids' Art Contest for Iowa City's RAGBRAI stop, on display in the library through July 29. To promote...

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Last month, we hosted a community display about Iowa City's many Little Free Libraries.  Did you vote for the LFL you most wanted to visit?  If so, the results are in! 1st Place: 1425 Franklin Street, a bright Little Free Library with flamingo...

Friday, Mar 30, 2018

Representatives from the global Cities of Literature will be in town next week for their annual meeting.  While only one event is open to the public (a panel discussion about the cities' innovative programs on Thursday, April 5 from 5:15-6:00 at...

About Stacey

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You will see me at the Info Desk, teaching classes in the Digital Media Lab, and answering the library's phone. My favorite books have humor, fantasy, and/or offbeat insights about life. I enjoy a book with “a comic formality of thought and speech,” as Gail Honeyman described her narrator's voice in Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, also...