Current Issues and Politics

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....

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

IFF 2014: When Comics Almost Died - Readers, Censors, and Innovation

Sixty years ago, three events endangered comics: the publication of psychiatrist Fredric Wertham's book "Seduction of the Innocent" which blamed juvenile delinquency on reading...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Author Visit: Thomas Maltman, Author of Little Wolves

All Iowa Reads selection Little Wolves author Thomas Maltman visits Iowa City Public Library to speak about his novel.

Recorded June 9, 2014.

Books and Writing, 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...

Current Issues and Politics

Money Smart Week 2013: Money Matters

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

Current Issues and Politics

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...

Current Issues and Politics

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.

Current Issues and Politics