Library seeks enthusiastic and engaging Conversational English group host

By: Library Staff November 29, 2023

Pay: $20/hr Education requirement: None Job Type: Contract Description: The North Liberty Library seeks an enthusiastic and engaging weekly host for a Conversational English group for language learners to experience English in a  relaxed and setting.  The group will feature a new theme and topic to discuss each week for practice and language immersion. Classes…

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Community Circle: Accessibility

By: Library Staff November 10, 2023

Library Accessibility Community Circle November 17 @ 1:30 pm Has a lack of accessibility in the library caused you trouble in the past? Join us for a discussion about our manual restroom doors and what we can do to improve the overall accessibility of our facilities for patrons with mobility issues. North Liberty Library has…

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Native American Heritage Month Reads

By: Library Staff November 7, 2023

This post was written by one of our library assistants, Alexa. On August 3, 1990, President George H.W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, also referred to as Native American Heritage Month. During this month, we celebrate and honor the rich and varied cultures, traditions, and histories of Native…

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Lighthouse in the Library: Suspended

By: Library Staff November 4, 2023

Lighthouse in the Library: Suspended November 9 @ 6:00 pm   The Lighthouse is back! Join us for a free community conversation about the exhibit Suspended – an exploration of the criminal justice system and the school-to-prison pipeline. Our panel of community members will engage this poignant topic with a mix of real talk and…

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Staff Recommendations: Animal Fantasy

By: Library Staff September 21, 2023

Juvenile Fantasy Book Picks Do you like animals? Do you like fantasy? Do you like reading? If so, here are some recommendations for you! These recs come from our staff member Sydney. Guardians of Ga’hoole – The Capture (Lasky, Kathryn) Guardians of Ga’hoole follows a group of owls and their adventures, mainly the young barn owl…

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Featured Artist: Gianna Rocca

By: Library Staff September 14, 2023

We are thrilled to host Gianna Rocca’s artwork at the library. Read on to learn more about this talented artist:   Showcase Artwork at the Library If you are a local artist interested in showcasing your artwork at the library contact Kellee by calling the library at (319)626-5701 or by email at

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Welcome, Zoe!

By: Library Staff September 1, 2023

The library is excited to introduce our new Assistant Youth & Teen Services Librarian, Zoe. Be sure to say hello when you see her in the library. Tell us a little about yourself: Hi, my name is Zoe Murphy, and I am the new Assistant Youth and Teen Librarian! I have my bachelor’s degree from Simpson…

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Business Beyond Borders

By: Library Staff June 29, 2023

Business Beyond Borders: An Evening with Immigrant Entrepreneurs Join North Liberty Library and Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit for this event providing a platform for immigrant entrepreneurs in our community and fostering connections between all local professionals, featuring a guest panel and business mixer. When: Tuesday, July 25th at 5 pm Where: North Liberty Library, Meeting Room CD How: RSVP…

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Youth Feedback Focus Group

By: Library Staff June 5, 2023

The library and rec center are holding a focus group for tweens and teens on June 8th. For purposes of transparency, we are publishing the focus group questions below. They are also available for viewing here. NL Rec Center For what reason(s) do you visit the NL Rec Center? (Check all that apply) Workout facility…

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Flock the Library

By: Library Staff May 8, 2023

🦩🦩 Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser 2023 🦩🦩 It’s time for our annual flocking fundraiser for the North Liberty Library Endowment Fund! This year instead of moving the flamingos from yard to yard we’re asking the community to Flock the Library! Paper flamingos can be purchased for $20 in the library with cash/check OR we can now…

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