Archive for September, 2013

Community Book Talk to be held October 2 in North Liberty

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature’s fourth Community Book Talk will be held at the North Liberty Community Library from noon-1 p.m. on Oct. 2. The program will feature community and business leaders from around the area, who each will discuss a favorite or meaningful book. It is free and open to the public. [...]

Stencil workshop with the Iowa Youth Writing Project

The Iowa Youth Writing Project is running a free stencil art workshop for teens instructed by University of Iowa Ida Beam Visiting Artist Josh MacPhee, and Public Space One‘s John Engelbrecht.  This workshop will immerse teens in the history, creation, and application of stencils as art form and communication.  In the first session visiting artist Josh [...]

Book Festival volunteer sign-up is now live

Those wanting to participate more fully in the Iowa City Book Festival by volunteering can find more than 50 opportunities to do so on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The full list of volunteer opportunities can be found here. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, from assisting with the set-up and tear-down of the Book [...]