Flamingo Flocking FUNdraiser 2022

By: Library Staff April 22, 2022

You’ve been flocked now what? Don’t worry this is a fundraiser supporting the North Liberty Library. This flocking was done in good spirits and is not meant to be mean. The flamingos will roost on your lawn until this evening when they will mysteriously migrate to another North Liberty lawn. For a $40 contribution you…

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Lighthouse in the Library: What’s Your CQ?

By: Library Staff April 13, 2022

Lighthouse in the Library is a conversation series giving space and dialogue to North Liberty residents to speak on important community issues in a town-hall style setting. The fourth event of this series, a workshop called “What’s Your CQ?”, will occur on Thursday, May 12 at 5 p.m. In this session, CQ Certified Facilitator Chuy Renteria…

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Featured Artist: Sara Rieger

By: Library Staff April 12, 2022

ARTIST BIO “I am a visual artist and educator. I received my BFA in painting and drawing from ISU, and my MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book. I currently teach art at Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids. I am interested in the concept of play and how randomness and…

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Booked Up Craft Kit

By: Library Staff March 31, 2022

DIY Wooden Tassel Bookmark The DIY Wooden Tassel Bookmark kit will be available in the library while supplies last starting Thursday, April 7. Provided: Wooden bookmark Yarn and ribbon Wood bead Paperclip Directions: Lay out assorted yarn and ribbon so that they all line up equally. This is also the time to pull out any…

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March Book Madness 2022

By: Library Staff March 14, 2022

A Battle of 2022 Book Club Favorites ABOUT Which book will have what it takes to win this literary challenge? Each week, vote for your favorite titles. May the best book win! HOW DOES IT WORK? Voting begins March 14th, with your votes deciding which books advance in each round. This year’s theme is Book…

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Ear Hustle Podcast Discussion Series

By: Library Staff March 9, 2022

Join us for a virtual Ear Hustle Podcast Discussion Series Each session will begin with a discussion by community members who provide or have received support before, during, and after incarceration and the ways each are building communities of caring to promote healing justice. There will be time for Q&A followed by a discussion on…

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Women’s History Month Exhibition

By: Library Staff March 1, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month, come visit this exhibition at the library featuring local women artists and a history of Black women serving in the U.S. military, provided by the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids. ARTIST BIOS   Meagan Wolgast Meagan is a fiber artist from Iowa City whose pieces have…

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2021 Tax Information

By: Library Staff February 15, 2022

Local Tax Preparation Assistance Senior Center – AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program Free tax preparation services are offered to Seniors at the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center. Call the Senior Center at (319) 356-5220 for more information. IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center The IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center can address complex tax issues not found on the IRS…

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North Liberty Library Patron Survey

By: Library Staff February 14, 2022

North Liberty Library Patron Survey Are you a resident of North Liberty or the surrounding area? The North Liberty Library (NLL) wants to hear your thoughts! Survey feedback is important to ensure the library is accessible and provides services and programming that reflect the needs and interests of all in our community. Your survey feedback…

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New #OwnVoices Books by Black Authors

By: Library Staff February 9, 2022

Check out these new books across genres and age ranges by Black authors! Adult Fiction In Every Mirror She’s Black by Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm as they build their new lives in the most open society run by the most private people. Told through the perspectives of each of the three…

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