Local History

On the Centenary of the Great War: Poems, History and Songs of World War I

Join the Iowa City Public Library and the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center as we mark the 100th year since the start of World War I. The Senior Center group Reading Aloud reads poetry and...

Books and Writing, Local History

A Historical Tour of the Longfellow Neighborhood

Tom Schulein presents a Historical Tour of the Longfellow Neighborhood, an area rich in history. Join us to learn about an 1855 railroad line; a Civil War camp; streetcars; Moffitt homes; and many...

Local History

Living With Floods Community Forum: Remembering the Flood of '08

Residents and businesses who survived the Floods of 2008 — or who want to learn more about local flood recovery progress — are invited to participate in this Community Forum.

Presentations...

Local History