Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.

Press ReleaseICPL Announces Seasonal Hours

The holiday season is here and with it comes a change in the Library's and Bookmobile's schedules. 

Downtown Library Holiday Schedule:

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. December 23, 2021Closed December 24Closed December 25Closed at 2 p.m. New Year's Eve, December 31Closed New Year's Day, January 1, 2022

More information on ICPL’s hours can be found at

Bookmobile Holiday Schedule

The Bookmobile will be on a Winter Service Break from Saturday, Dec. 18, through Friday, Jan. 2. Find the current day-to-day Bookmobile schedule on the Bookmobile page.

Remember, even when the Bookmobile and Library are closed, online services are available 24/7 at This includes account access and, for those who live in our service area, access to ICPL's Digital Library including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, The New York Times, and Kanopy video streaming.

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. 

Seasonal Hours