Press ReleaseThe Book End’s Sidewalk Days Book Sale stars July 15

The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation will host a Book Sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 15, and Saturday, July 16. 

Look for the tables under a tent which will be set up on the Library’s sidewalk (the Ped Mall) during the Iowa City Downtown District's annual Summer Sidewalk Sales. 

If the weather is bad, the sale will move indoors to the Library lobby.

All items will be priced as ‘pay-what-you-want’ on everything from fiction and cookbooks, to nonfiction, DVDs, art books, young adult and children’s books

All sales are final with proceeds benefitting the Library, thanks to The Book End Committee of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation.

For more information, contact Patty McCarthy, Development Office Director, at 319-356-5249 or via e-mail at

The Iowa City Public Library is a center of community life that connects people of all ages with information, engages them with the world of ideas and with each other, and enriches the community by supporting learning, promoting literacy, and encouraging creativity.

The Book End’s Sidewalk Days Book Sale