Press ReleaseICPL partners with UI for Reading Boost tutoring program

Elementary school-age children will have the opportunity to get a Reading Boost with free reading tutoring at the Iowa City Public Library.

The Library has partnered with the University of Iowa Honors Program to match UI honor students with local elementary students for a month-long reading program designed to keep literacy skills fresh.

Reading Boost will be held from June 3 through June 25, with 20-minute tutoring sessions available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.

This is not a drop-in program; participants must sign up for their tutoring slot. To sign up, visit, select the date you want, click on reading tutor and register for your preferred time slot. You may also register by calling the Library at 319-356-5200; ask for the Children’s Desk.