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Digitally celebrating books, reading, and writing

In honor of the upcoming Iowa City Book Festival (July 16-18, 2010), we’re featuring some of the literary collections in Iowa Digital Library and Iowa Research Online. We hope you’ll explore the content online and the book fest in real life.

Paul Engle teaching at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, The University of Iowa, ca. 1950s

Paul Engle teaching at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, The University of Iowa, ca. 1950s
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Lan Samantha Chang reading, Prairie Lights bookstore, Nov. 10, 2006

Lan Samantha Chang reading, Prairie Lights bookstore, Nov. 10, 2006
Listen to more audio from Live From Prairie Lights

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Out of the girls’ room and into the night by Thisbe Nissen
Read more e-books from the Iowa Short Fiction Awards

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Download Main Library Audio Tour

Learn your way around the library on your own time and at your own pace. Use the libraries’ downloadable mp3 audio tours of all 5 floors of the Main Library.

Each tour lasts 2-4 minutes, and you should be able to complete the whole tour in under 30 minutes. Knowing where the good stuff is in the library will save you time and effort when you need it.

Download tours at http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/ref/librarytour.html and take them when you have the time.

For more personalized information about the library, doing research or finding the right information, Ask a Librarian!

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Volunteer at the Iowa City Book Festival

Sign up now to volunteer at the Iowa City Book Festival. For information please visit our Volunteering page at http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/volunteer.html

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Book Vendor Registration Opens for the Iowa City Book Festival

The Iowa City Book Festival will begin to accept applications for book vendors at 1:00 PM on June 10th. Interested parties should register online at: http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/bookvendors_terms.html