Press ReleaseLibrary to Suspend Remote Book Return Service

Beginning Friday March 20 at 1:00 pm, the Iowa City Public Library will suspend remote book return service. Book returns located at GreenState Credit Union, 825 Mormon Trek Blvd. and First Avenue Hy-Vee, 812 S. 1st Ave., will be locked and not accessible beginning Friday afternoon.

While the Library is closed, we encourage community members to keep all Library materials until we reopen. No items will be due and no fines will accrue while the Library is closed. Items on Hold will not expire and will be available when the Library reopens.

If materials must be returned during the COVID-19 closure, please use the Library's outside book return located near the staff entrance at the Downtown Library.

While the Library is closed, we cannot accept donations of books, CDs, DVDs or other physical materials.

Library leadership continues to work with health and community officials and the safety of our community and staff members is our top priority. Updates will be posted on the Library webpage.