Press ReleaseIowa City Public Library closed effective immediately

Out of consideration for the safety of our community, the Library will be closed to the public effective immediately. If patrons have materials that are due, please keep them for now. Current fines are suspended, and due dates are extended. There is no need to contact the Library to renew items. Online resources are available at More information will be coming from the Library and the City of Iowa City.

  • Along with the Library closing, the Bookmobile is also suspended
  • All programs, events, and classes are postponed
  • Due dates are extended and fines are suspended on Library materials
  • Online resources are available
  • Follow the ICPL website and social media outlets for activity suggestions during this closure