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The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation will host a Book Sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on July 15, and Saturday, July 16. 

The Iowa City Public Library will be Fine Free for all materials, effective Friday, July 1, 2022. Iowa City Public Library patrons will no longer incur fines for returning library materials past their due dates.

With their Iowa City Public Library card, children have a ticket to ride an Iowa City Transit bus for free, all summer long.

American poet Robert Frost wrote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” The 2022 Summer Reading Program theme, Read Beyond the Beaten Path, invites the community to try new t

Iowa City author Katie Runde's debut novel, "The Shore," was just released and has received rave reviews—Glamour magazine listed it as one of the ten best books to read in May, and a New York Times reviewer wrote that the book "is never sentimenta

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  • Check It Out - Overview - Third Thursday
  • The Windshield - Bookmobile - Fourth Thursday
  • Little Window - Children's - First Thursday

Window Newsletters

The Window is mailed out to Iowa City residents seasonally.