Press ReleaseIowa City Public Library Change in Services

In response to the joint Mayors’ statement yesterday (, and in continuation of our efforts to align with best practices in reducing the spread of COVID-19, the Iowa City Public Library is releasing most staff from on-site work assignments through at least April 12. Telephone service will be temporarily suspended starting at noon today; watch for updates related to the reestablishment of this service.

Please continue to reach out to the Library via Live Chat online (, available 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  All online resources are available on our website ( Check out our Facebook page ( for video storytimes and other activities you can do from home.