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2023 All Iowa Reads Selections to be announced Nov. 9 on Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa

Oct 31, 2022

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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.

Talk of Iowa runs weekdays at 10:00 a.m. on Iowa Public Radio (IPR). The All Iowa Reads portion of the program will begin promptly at 10:40 a.m. Host Charity Nebbe will be joined by Bethany Nelson of the Waverly Public Library and co-chair of the All Iowa Reads selection committee; and Janeé Jackson-Doering, Youth Services Consultant at the State Library of Iowa and chair of the Kids and Teen selection committees, to reveal the new titles and authors for 2023. Listeners can stream the program live at or tune in to their local IPR station on the radio.

Hosted by Charity Nebbe, Talk of Iowa from Iowa Public Radio brings a mix of regular guests and a range of experts to the microphone to discuss what’s happening in Iowa and what makes this a special place to live. Find out more about Talk of Iowa.

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About All Iowa Reads

Established in 2003, the purpose of All Iowa Reads is to foster a sense of unity through reading. Iowans are encouraged to come together in their communities to read and talk about a single book title in the same calendar year. All Iowa Reads consists of three programs, each with one title chosen per year: adults, teens ages 12-18, and kids ages 8-12. Find out more about All Iowa Reads.