Archive for June, 2013

Iowa City Book Festival announces Oct. 10-13 programming

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The Iowa City Book Festival will celebrate its fifth year in the City of Literature with an ambitious and varied slate of programming over four days in early October. The weekend begins on Thursday, Oct. 10, with “An Evening with the Lacks Family: The Story Behind The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” That bestselling book by Rebecca [...]

MusicIC programs begin Thursday

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MusicIC – Where Music and Literature Meet – is now in its third season of presenting music for small ensembles inspired by works of literature, both prose and poetry. Home of The University of Iowa’s Writers Workshop, International Writing Program and Summer Writing Festival, the UNESCO City of Literature, superb libraries and unique book shops, [...]

Girl Scout Troop 8962 installs two Little Free Libraries

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Local Girl Scout Troop 8962 has installed two new Little Free Libraries at elementary schools in North Liberty.  One is located at Buford Garner and the other is at Van Allen.  The libraries were filled with books on the day of installation, some purchased from cookie sale profits and others collected during a gently-used book [...]