The Bookmobile summer schedule has been canceled and services are suspended until further notice.


There are no stops today.

Bookmobile News

by Frannie March 19, 2020

While the Iowa City Public Library is closed in response to COVID-19...

by Shawna December 31, 2019

As our seasonal service break wraps up, the Bookmobile is ready to...

by Shawna December 19, 2019

The Winter/Spring Bookmobile schedule begins Monday, January 6 and...

Winter/Spring Map

Key: Mon Tue Wed Thur

Winter/Spring Schedule(January 6 – May 22, 2020)

Jump to: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday

All stops are open to the public.


10:45 - 11:15am
Iowa City Rehabilitation
3661 Rochester Ave
11:30 - Noon
North Dodge Hy-Vee
1125 N. Dodge St
1 - 1:30pm
Regency Heights Apartments
1010 Scott Park Dr
1:45 - 2:15pm
Legacy Independent Living
1095 Silvercrest Circle
3 - 3:30pm
Bohumil Shimek Elementary
1400 Grissel Pl
4 - 4:45pm
Helen Lemme Elementary
3100 E Washington St
5 - 5:30pm
Waterfront Hy-Vee
1720 Waterfront Dr


9:45 - 10:15am
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area
579 McCollister Blvd
10:30 - 11:30am
Oaknoll Retirement Community
735 George Street
11:45 - 12:30pm
Faith Academy
1030 Cross Park Ave
1 - 1:30pm
UI College of Medicine Courtyard
195 Newton Rd
2:30 - 3pm
Melrose Meadows
350 Dublin Dr
3:30 - 4pm
Hills Elementary
301 Main St, Hills


3:15 - 4pm
Irving Weber Elementary
3850 Rohret Rd SW
4:15 - 4:45pm
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
140 Gathering Place Ln
5 - 5:30pm
GreenState Credit Union, Mormon Trek Blvd
825 Mormon Trek Blvd


9:30 - 10am
Mercer Park
2701 Bradford Dr
10:15 - 10:45am
Autumn Park Apartments
3042 Muscatine Ave
11 - 11:30am
First Avenue Hy-Vee
812 S 1st Ave
2:15 - 2:45pm
Mark Twain Elementary
1355 Deforest Ave
3 - 3:30pm
Grant Wood Elementary
1930 Lakeside Dr
3:45 - 4:15pm
Archibald Alexander Elementary
3571 Sycamore St
4:30 - 5pm
Breckenridge Estates
4494 Taft Ave SE

Print the Bookmobile Winter/Spring Schedule

Interested in becoming a Bookmobile stop? Contact Shawna Riggins at for more information.


What is the Bookmobile?
The Bookmobile is a mobile library service from the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL). In addition to a collection of new and popular books and DVDs on the Bookmobile, you can check out anything from ICPL’s collection by placing a hold and requesting pick-up at the Bookmobile.

How do I check out books?
Anyone who has an ICPL Library Card can check out materials at the Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile.

How do I get a Library Card?
Most Iowa residents may obtain an ICPL Library Card on the Bookmobile or at the Downtown Library. Register for your card in person or pre-register online. A photo ID and Iowa address verification are required.

How do I return books?
You can return your books at any of the Bookmobile’s weekly stops, at any of our remote bookdrops, or at the Iowa City Public Library.

Can I pick up my holds at the Bookmobile?
Yes, you can! Let us know you'd like to pick it up on the Bookmobile when initially placing the hold. When placing requests online, change the pickup location to Bookmobile.

Are you affiliated with Antelope Lending Library?
The Antelope Lending Library is an independent non-profit bookmobile that operates in the Iowa City area. For more information visit their webpage at

Where can I find notice of cancellations?
Bookmobile service will occasionally be interrupted by holidays and inclement weather. For the most up-to-date information, look at our daily schedule on this web page.


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