Books and Writing

Dickens in Film

Part of Iowa City Public Library's celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday, Professor Corey Creekmur from University of Iowa gives a presentation on various Dickens film adaptations over the years...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Books and Writing

Big Read: Ray Bradbury and His Impact on Science Fiction

Local area experts discuss the works of Bradbury and his lasting impact on the science fiction genre.

Recorded February 2010.

Books and Writing

Author Interview With Peter Brown

Morgan Reeves sits down with author and illustrator Peter Brown to pick his brain on artistic techniques, writing inspirations, and the world of children's literature.

Recorded November 11...

Books and Writing, Children's

Author Event with Jon Katz: Reading from "Saving Simon"

Author Jon Katz reads from his book "Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me The Meaning of Compassion".

Cosponsored by ICPL and Prairie Lights Books.

Recorded May 5, 2015.

Books and Writing

Art Quilts of the Midwest

According to Wikipedia, Art Quilts are an art form that uses both modern and traditional quilting techniques to create art objects. Author and quilter Linzee Kull McCray's new book "Art Quilts of...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Books and Writing

An Evening with author Michael Perry

Michael Perry reads from his new novel "The Jesus Cow".

Books and Writing

America Recycles Day Reading by Sapna Thottahil: Author of India's Organic Farming Revolution

Join ICPL and ECO Iowa City for a reading and Q&A with Sapna Thottahil, PhD and author of "India's Organic Farming Revolution: What It Means for Our Global Food System." She is an advocate of...

Books and Writing, Gardening, Nature, and Home

All Iowa Reads 2012 Discussion: Strength in What Remains

Susan Craig of Iowa City Public Library and George Minot of Kirkwood Community College discuss the 2012 All Iowa Reads Selection, "Strength in What Remains" by Tracy Kidder.

Recorded June...

Books and Writing

All I Could Be: My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq

In her new memoir "All I Could Be: My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq" journalist Miyoko Hikiji details her over 70 missions throughout the northwest quadrant of Iraq in 2003-2004. Ms. Hikiji...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

A Portrait of Jane Austen

2013 is the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice. Melissa Sodeman, Assistant Professor of English at Coe College will present A Portrait of Jane Austen.

Part of the ICPL...

Books and Writing