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Iowa City Public Library names its new director

The Iowa City Public Library Board of Trustees announced on Thursday it has hired Elsworth Carman as the library’s new director. Carman was formerly the director of the Marion Public Library. “We agree that he has the right leadership, communication, and financial skills to deliver the best possible public library service going forward,” Robin Paetzold, […]

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Now available for library checkout: laptops

Iowa City Public Library

Books, DVDs, video games and now laptops: This week, the Iowa City Public Library adds computers to its collection of items available for checkout. As of today, Mar. 1, five Lenovo laptops equipped with the Windows 7 operating system and Microsoft Office Professional 2013 software will be available to patrons. Currently, there are 40 computer […]

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ICPL to host Internet safety and privacy classes for adults

Iowa City Public Library

The Iowa City Public Library will be holding computer classes for adult learners this October. The classes will cover an array of topics, including internet safety and the physical mechanics of computers. Four classes are to be offered, starting today, Oct. 7, and running through Oct. 30. Class times vary to accommodate differing work schedules, […]

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Interview: ICPL welcomes UI School of Music with new programming

Musical Revue Englert Theatre — Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. The Iowa City Public Library recently announced a new nine month long program, Music is the Word, which kicks off this Sunday with a Musical Revue hosted at the Englert Theatre. We were able to ask Senior Librarian, Jason Paulios, and Adult Services Coordinator, Maeve […]

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