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

Press ReleaseSpecial Library and Bookmobile Hours for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Iowa City Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wed, Nov 24, 2021, and the Library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The Library will resume regular hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26. Visit our web page for more information on ICPL’s hours.

The Bookmobile will be closed on  Wednesday, Nov. 24  through Friday,  Nov. 26 in observance of ThanksgivingYou can 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.Stay healthy and safe over the holiday!

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.