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    Welcome to the State Library of Iowa

    We provide support and resources for Iowa libraries and information services to the public. Find out more about us.

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    Register Now for Oct. 20 Learning Circuit

    With the theme of disaster preparedness, this all-day event will help you think through how your library should respond if the worst happens. Find out more and register by Oct. 13.


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Recent News

Sep 7, 2022, 10:48 AM
The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration is $15 and includes a continental breakfast and box lunch. Librarians can earn 4 CE credits for attending. Learn More
Aug 16, 2022, 2:24 PM
The State Library is offering ways to help Brainfuse reach more Iowans through libraries. Libraries can offer Brainfuse resources to their communities at no cost. Learn More
Jul 19, 2022, 3:00 PM
The State Library renewed several online resources and tools offered to public libraries for FY23; the resources are provided by the State Library to public libraries at no cost. Learn More
Jun 24, 2022, 12:00 PM
The Iowa Center for the Book, a program of the State Library, will suspend operations as of July 1, 2022. The program began in 2002 as a Library of Congress Center for the Book affiliate to stimulate public interest in books, literacy, and libraries. Learn More
Jun 14, 2022, 4:01 PM
The three authors of the 2022 All Iowa Reads titles will appear in virtual visits this July. The visits are free and open to the public; registration is required. Learn More

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