Archive for February, 2013

World Book Night – 20 Book Giver slots available

World Book Night is an annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person.  Each year on April 23, tens of thousands of people go out into their communities and give half a million free World Book Night paperbacks to light and non-readers.  World Book Night is about giving books and encouraging […]

A community discussion on James Alan McPherson’s Elbow Room – Rescheduled

The African American Studies Program together with the African American Council at the University of Iowa have launched a Black History Reading Initiative for the month of February to honor James Alan McPherson, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his book Elbow Room. Community members are invited to a discussion of Elbow Room, on Friday, March […]

Little Free Library fund applications are available

As more and more Little Free Libraries pop around the Iowa City area, two questions likely spring to mind: how can I help, and how can I receive assistance to install my own library? The answer to both questions is a click away. The City of Literature organization has partnered with the Altrusa Club of […]