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Library Awarded Foundation for Rural Service Grant

By: Library Staff November 24, 2021

            North Liberty Library Awarded Foundation for Rural Service Grant Award with Support from South Slope North Liberty, Iowa (November 23, 2021) – The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), the philanthropic arm of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, announced the recipients of 20 grants totaling over $89,000 to support projects in…

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Learn More about local Agencies Serving North Liberty Residents

By: Library Staff November 19, 2021

Over the coming months, we’ll be spotlighting a range of agencies providing services to residents of North Liberty. These spotlights, covering 14 local agencies, will include information on social media, displays at the library including relevant materials available for checkout, as well as interviews with staff from the agencies discussing the following topics: How North…

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NaNoWriMo Spotlight: Corrie

By: Library Staff November 9, 2021

Every year, hundreds of thousands of writers around the world set out to write 50,000 words in the month of November alone. National Novel Writing Month encourages writers to make progress on their novels, start a new project, or just express themselves. Even if you don’t hit that 50,000 word count, NaNoWriMo is a great way…

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Local Libraries LIT Author Event

By: Library Staff October 20, 2021

Sloane Crosley Local Libraries LIT to feature The New York Times bestselling essayist and author Sloane Crosley on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7 p.m. This is the fourth virtual event in the series offered by public libraries in Johnson County, as well as the University of Iowa and Kirkwood Libraries with support from The Tuesday Agency.…

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Artist Showcase: Liona Rocca

By: Library Staff October 13, 2021

Liona Rocca Liona Rocca is a Junior at Solon High School. She writes: “I have found a love of calling out the inner hero in people through my comic style portraiture in digital art, water color, and mixed media. I spend hours sketching, practicing compositions, body poses and working with color theory principles to create…

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FREE At-Home Covid-19 Test Kits

By: Library Staff October 4, 2021

FREE at-home collection PCR saliva kits now available We now have at-home collection PCR saliva COVID-19 test kits available for contactless pick-up at the library. Kits will be available while supplies last via locker pick-up. Arrange pickup by calling the library at 319-626-5701 or by email at nlibertylibrary@northlibertyiowa.org. Please request only as many as you need, limit five…

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National Comic Book Day

By: Library Staff September 24, 2021

BOOM! POW! WHA? September 25th is National Comic Book Day and honors the art, artists, and stories of comic books. How to celebrate Read a comic book! Of course. Visit a comic book store. We suggest Geek City Games and Comics here in North Liberty. Create your own comic. Check out How To Create A…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

By: Library Staff September 15, 2021

What is Hispanic Heritage Month? National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place annually from September 15 – October 15 and honors the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and central South America. Available Resource & Suggested Reads Early Literacy Games in Spanish bilingual games that focus on early…

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Lighthouse in the Library: Our First Year

By: Library Staff September 9, 2021

“I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.” – George Bernard Shaw. To some, the art of conversation may have lost its luster in recent decades. The advent of social media has devolved sincere dialogue among people into verbal battlegrounds between strangers.…

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Readers Raise $1695 for North Liberty Nonprofits

By: Library Staff August 18, 2021

Thank you to all who participated in the North Liberty Library’s Summer Reading Program, Reading Colors Your World! Veridian Credit Union, South Slope, Shive-Hattery, Hills Bank, GreenState Credit Union, Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, and the City of North Liberty pledged to donate $5 to a local nonprofit for each person who completed the Summer…

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