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by Manny May 26, 2021

The Iowa City Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.   We might be closed, but our Digital Library...

by Sam May 21, 2021

The 125th Anniversary of the Iowa City Public Library provides several opportunities to reflect on the many transitions in library services...

by Shawna May 21, 2021

The Summer Bookmobile schedule begins Tuesday, June 1 and runs through Friday, August 20. The Bookmobile is out of service for a seasonal...

by Shawna May 17, 2021

The Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will not be in service on Monday, May 31. The Downtown Library is also closed in honor of Memorial...

by Shawna May 10, 2021

The Bookmobile will be on a routine service break from Monday, May 24, through Friday, May 28. During this break, the Bookmobile will...

A young girl crouches with a net over a pond choked with grasses and lilypads.
by Anne W May 4, 2021

You’re probably familiar with crayfish and worms, but did you know there are over 320 other species of macroinvertebrates living in Iowa’s...

by Alyssa April 26, 2021

Try out our new MyICPL app! You won't find it in the app store - visit to install it.

by Elsworth April 23, 2021

Are you a strong advocate for the Iowa City Public Library?  Would you like to be involved in the governance of ICPL?