Current Issues and Politics

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: The Henrietta Lacks Story

A discussion of evolution of the federal regulations for human subjects' research and the involvement of minority and vulnerable subject groups in research prior to- and since the regulations...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Food Preservation 101 - 2013

Join Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, to learn the basics of safe canning, freezing, and dehydrating of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Learn the most...

Current Issues and Politics, Gardening, Nature, and Home

Money Smart Week 2013: Looking Out for Small Business

With guest speaker David Oppedahl, business economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Sponsored by ICPL, Iowa State University Extension of Johnson County, the Small Business...

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Money Smart Week 2013: Money Matters

A discussion about budgeting and making the most of your money. Sponsored by ICPL, Bank of the West.

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A Retrospective on the Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival

Produced in 2011, this short documentary showcases highlights from the Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival, an annual event held at Iowa City Public Library which considers issues of...

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Little Free Libraries Information Meeting

Todd Bol with the Little Free Libraries speaks about the project, with information presented about local efforts to build and install Little Free Libraries.

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Intellectual Freedom Fest 2012: Fifty Shades of Grey

Banned Books Week/Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival: Oh that book...50 Shades of Grey and its impact on Intellectual Freedom
Panel discussion followed by a discussion of the 50...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

The Affordable Care Act: Is it Constitutional?

A panel discussion with Peter Damiano, Professor Sheldon Kurtz, Andrew Cannon.

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Johnson County and The Iowa City Public Library. Part of the League...

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Intellectual Freedom Fest: Individual Liberties and the Constitution

“What's the Bill If We Don't Get It Right? Individual Freedom and the Constitution,” with guest speaker Ben Stone, Executive Director of the Iowa ACLU.

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