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    Welcome to the State Library of Iowa

    We provide support and resources for Iowa libraries and information services to the public. Find out more about us.

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    Iowa Libraries Online Conference (ILOC)

    Join us Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 for the 16th annual ILOC on Productive Partnerships. Find out more and register now!

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    Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

    With the right policy and plans in place, it won’t matter if a tornado hits during the height of summer reading, or if the pipes burst during a major winter program you’ve planned, you’ll be prepared. Access the NEW Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for libraries.


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Recent News

Nov 9, 2022, 10:14 AM
The 2023 All Iowa Reads selections were announced live on Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa program with host Charity Nebbe. Learn More
Oct 31, 2022, 2:54 PM
The 2023 titles for the All Iowa Reads, Teen All Iowa Reads, and Kids All Iowa Reads programs from the State Library of Iowa will be announced LIVE on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2022 on Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa program. Learn More
Oct 3, 2022, 9:19 AM
The State Library of Iowa, in partnership with the University of Iowa Law Library, has officially launched the People’s Law Library of Iowa, a new legal resource website providing easy to understand information on topics related to Iowa’s laws. Learn More
Sep 7, 2022, 10:48 AM
The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration is $15 and includes a continental breakfast and box lunch. Librarians can earn 4 CE credits for attending. Learn More
Aug 16, 2022, 2:24 PM
The State Library is offering ways to help Brainfuse reach more Iowans through libraries. Libraries can offer Brainfuse resources to their communities at no cost. Learn More

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