Iowa City Deer Friends Info Session on the City Deer Management Plan

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

December 17, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm Meeting Room D Do we want to allow bow hunting in Iowa City? Join the Iowa City Deer Friends for a public information session on the dangers and ineffectiveness of Iowa City’s current deer management plan. Iowa City Deer Friends seeks to support and promote a peaceful and...

Free

AIDs Healthcare Foundation Gathering

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) for the screening of “NOW! Advocacy Saves Lives”. The film tells the story of AHFs commitment to end the AIDs epidemic, fight for sex worker protection, and create policy on equitable housing, healthcare, and drug pricing for all. We will watch the film and follow it with writing/signing postcards...

Free

Drag Storytime & Costume Ball!

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us for a special Halloween-themed Drag Storytime with some of Iowa City's finest drags queens and kings! Wear your this year's costume or wear whatever dress-up clothes you'd like!

Free

Special Access Browsing: Spooktacular!

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

The Iowa City Public Library will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, so individuals with autism can enjoy the Library in a calm and welcoming environment. ICPL’s Special Access Browsing Hour is open to individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum, as well as their family members and caregivers. October’s special access...

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Paul’s Book Club

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Paul Ingram will host a Book Club meeting in Meeting Room B of the Iowa City Public Library to talk about The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead. This marvelously inventive, genre-bending, noir-inflected novel, set in the curious world of elevator inspection, portrays a universe parallel to our own, where matters of morality, politics, and race reveal...

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Mark Zusak @ Iowa City Public Library

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library present Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief and The Messenger, to read from his recent novel, Bridge of Clay. An unforgettable and sweeping family saga, Bridge of Clay is the breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys...

Author Event: Markus Zusak

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief" and "The Messenger," will read from his recent novel, "Bridge of Clay." An unforgettable and sweeping family saga, "Bridge of Clay" is the breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight...

Free

Rebecca Traister @ Iowa City Public Library

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

New York Times-bestselling author Rebecca Traister will read from Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger. Good and Mad was a Best Books of 2018 selection by The Washington Post, People, NPR, Esquire, Elle, Wired, and Refinery 29.  Traister will be joined in conversation by Jean Hessburg. “In a year when issues of gender and sexuality...

Paul’s Book Club @ The ICPL

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

There are so few books that I go back to again and again, and fewer still that were written in the last 20 years. But I can never get enough of Jesus' Son. It's a small volume of 11 short stories. And it is brutally honest and painfully beautiful. It's set in a down-and-out world of drugs...

Lib Con 2

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us for our second comic con for fans of all ages -- Lib Con at the Iowa City Public Library! Watch for more announcements about vendors and special guests! Tour Artist Alley to check out and buy local comic books and art. Enter the Fandom Room to make a creation from your favorite fandom....

Free

SOAR & Special Access

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us for a Special Access Event in Partnership with the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped as they present, Sensing the Cosmos! This event will allow patrons to listen to various sounds of space, feel lunar craters, and touch the stars using books and other objects and more. On selected days, the...

Pay What You Want Book Sale at the Iowa City Public Library

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Thousands of books are available for new readers to buy during the Sidewalk Days Book Sale. Choose from fiction, non-fiction, and children's books during this sale and Pay What You Want to benefit the Iowa City Public Library. Sponsored by the Book End Committee of the Library Friends Foundation.

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