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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
Jul 19, 2022, 3:00 PM
The State Library renewed several online resources and tools offered to public libraries for FY23; the resources are provided by the State Library to public libraries at no cost. Learn More
Jun 24, 2022, 12:00 PM
The Iowa Center for the Book, a program of the State Library, will suspend operations as of July 1, 2022. The program began in 2002 as a Library of Congress Center for the Book affiliate to stimulate public interest in books, literacy, and libraries. Learn More
Jun 14, 2022, 4:01 PM
The three authors of the 2022 All Iowa Reads titles will appear in virtual visits this July. The visits are free and open to the public; registration is required. Learn More
Jun 6, 2022, 12:00 PM
The site was created from the ground up and presents data in new ways to make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for. Learn More
Apr 22, 2022, 12:08 PM
Director Roundtables are making a comeback this spring in an important way— they are back as in-person events! Sponsored by the State Library and facilitated by District Consultants, this year’s Director Roundtables are based on ideas from the book "When to Say Yes" by Don Khouri. Learn More