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Music is the Word to feature Combined Efforts for its holiday fare

Combined Efforts Men's Choir

Cocoa and Carols w/ Combined Efforts Men’s Choir Iowa City Public Library — Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. This Sunday, spirits will be made bright at the Iowa City Public Library. The Music is the Word series will settle in to the holiday season with a Cocoa and Carols event, featuring the Combined Efforts […]

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Help send the ICPL to SXSW 2016

The Iowa City Public Library is making a bid to host a panel at the upcoming 2016 South by Southwest festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, and they’re turning toward the Iowa City community for support. The proposed panel, “Gain Fans and Get Paid with Library Distribution,” would discuss how libraries can function as distributors of […]

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‘Little House on the Prairie’ actress to speak at the ICPL

Little House on the Prairie star to visit Iowa City

Melissa Gilbert, the actress who played Laura Ingalls on the television series ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ will be in Iowa City on Tuesday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the release of her new cookbook, which launches in bookstores that same day. She will be speaking at the Iowa City Public Library at 7 p.m., an event co-sponsored by Prairie Lights. In her book, ‘My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food from My Little House to Yours,’ she shares her own favorite family recipes in addition to anecdotes and photos of memorabilia about the series. […]

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Dr. Terry Wahls to visit the ICPL for reading, discussion

Iowa City's Ped Mall

Iowa City’s Dr. Terry Wahls will discuss and read from her new book, The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive M.S. Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine, at the Iowa City Public Library this Saturday at 2 p.m. In 2000, Dr. Wahls was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. By 2003, she had transitioned to […]

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One Iowa to host ‘Life After DOMA’ event in Iowa City

One Iowa, the state’s largest LGBT advocacy organization, is hosting a “Life After DOMA” event at the Iowa City Public Library on October 25. One Iowa Executive Director Donna Red Wing will speak alongside Jason Dinesen of Dinesen Tax and Accounting about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and its […]

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Celebrate Earth Month with these local events

Truck Farm

Iowa City has been coping with what is, evidently, some sort of freakish week-long thunderstorm complete with flash floods, power outages and sogginess abound. With that said, what follows are some Earth Month highlights for April 18-30, wherein we will grit our teeth, smile politely and thank the Earth for being such a swell place (most of the time). […]

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