Posts Tagged ‘Iowa City’

Writing Tailgate scheduled for Oct. 20

Most citizens here recognize that Iowa City has two passions: literature and football. So, in honor of both, a collective of writing programs will sponsor the first-ever “Writing Tailgate” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 3-5 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library. Oct. 20 has been designated by Congress as the […]

New version of City of Lit app launches

The University of Iowa UNESCO City of Literature (UCOL) Mobile Application Development Team will unveil the newest version of its “City of Lit” app at the screening of the documentary film “City of Literature” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City. “City of Lit” features information […]

City of Literature joins the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature is the newest member of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance. The alliance, known as ICCA, has more than 150 cultural organization members in the Eastern Iowa Corridor. ICCA defines the Corridor as Linn and Johnson Counties and the nine adjacent counties. The mission of ICCA is to promote […]

Iowa City Book Festival

The Iowa City Book Festival is an annual celebration of books, reading and writing presented by the University of Iowa Libraries and the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. This year the festival included readings, discussions, and demonstrations by various authors, illustrators and book making experts. Saturday afternoon the City of Literature hosted a Scholastic […]

Little Free Library project expanding

With financial backing from the city of Iowa City, area neighborhoods soon will be opening their own Little Free Libraries, a program that has been spreading books around the globe — including right here in Iowa City. Will Thomson, Longfellow resident, said the grant from the city will be used toward at least nine libraries, […]