Press ReleaseBookmobile to close; special hours announced for Downtown Library in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan 16

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL) Bookmobile will be closed. The Downtown Library will be open for special hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Patrons can visit to find Library hours and the ICPL Bookmobile schedule. 

The community is invited to take advantage of the Library’s resources and programs to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Learn more about commemoratory opportunities by visiting

The ICPL thanks our patrons for their support and looks forward to resuming regular hours of operation on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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.