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Local game developer encourages you to ‘Tune It Up!’

These days video games come in all shapes and sizes. Traditional home consoles like Wii U and Xbox One are still churning out titles, handheld devices such as Nintendo 3DS and Playstation Vita can be found in every school kid’s backpack, phones and tablets come with games pre-installed and browser games playable on laptops and […]

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Now available for library checkout: laptops

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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Complimentary tax assistance offered this Wednesday at the Iowa City Public Library

Stressed about your taxes? You’re in good company. It’s nearly that time of year where millions of Americans gather around their dining room tables, encircle themselves in end-of-year financial statements, and let out a collective groan. It’s no stretch to say the American tax code is complex — notoriously so. And with that in mind, […]

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

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

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 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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