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Expanding information access and high-quality resources for Iowans.



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Recent News

Jul 27, 2021, 10:30 AM
The State Library has unveiled a completely revamped website and announced a change to a .GOV domain for its main website. Learn More
Jul 20, 2021, 1:03 PM
An additional day of weekly delivery for IA Shares will begin the week of August 2 for all Iowa public libraries. Learn More
Jul 6, 2021, 2:53 PM
The grants will go to the library in the form of a reimbursement of up to $1,000 for conference registration, hotel, and travel costs. Learn More
Jun 1, 2021, 11:00 AM
The State Library is pleased to announce grants of up to $5,000 to help Iowa public libraries respond to the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. The grants come from funding appropriated to the State Library from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Learn More
May 12, 2021, 2:57 PM
Beginning in May and throughout the remainder of the year, the authors will appear in nine webinars open to the public to discuss their All Iowa Reads title and answer questions from attendees. Learn More

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