Representatives from all of Johnson County’s public libraries –
Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Oxford, Solon, Swisher, and
Tiffin-Springmier – will host a booth in Exhibition Hall #2 during the county
fair July 25 through July 28.
Stop by to learn more about how the libraries work together to
promote literacy and learning throughout the county. We’ll have a giveaway for
every visitor. You can also enter the drawing for an oversized pony.
on the second floor, the kiosk is a web-based device that uses
touch-screen technology to allow each customer to renew or replace their driver’s
license or ID. To do this, customers must meet the following conditions:
The customer has a valid noncommercial
Iowa driver’s license or ID (not a commercial driver’s license).
The customer is at least 18, but
younger than 70 years old.
The customer’s driver’s license or ID
has not been expired for more than a year.
It is not more than 180 days before the
expiration date on the customers current driver’s license or ID.
The customer is a U.S. citizen.
The customer does not have any medical
or vision conditions that negatively impact the customer’s ability to safely
The customer does not need to change
the customer’s name, or license class, endorsements or restrictions.
ICPL to celebrate 100 years of Pulitzer Prizes
The Pulitzer Prizes are awarded annually for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and
musical composition. Established by former newspaper publisher Joseph
Pulitzer's will in 1917, the Prizes are administered by Columbia University in New
awarded in 21 categories. In 20 of the categories, winners receive a certificate and cash award. The winner in the
public service category of the journalism competition receives a gold medal.
people have won more than one Pulitzer Prize. Poet Robert Frost won four, as
did playwright Eugene O’Neill. Playwright and screenwriter Robert E. Sherwood
won three Prizes for Drama and one for Biography.
recognize some of these winners in a series of displays highlighting
prize-winning work. Check out fiction winners on the Library’s first floor the first two weeks of August and nonfiction winners on the second floor
throughout the month.
We love hearing from you!
The Library’s Facebook page recently received a lovely review from a patron.
Here’s what he had to say:
struck by the patience and kindness the ICPL’s people show to the less
fortunate members of the community.
for Human Services, I know what a challenge that can be, at times.
staff set a good example for all of us — and often remind me (of) my better