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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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    Join Us for Director Roundtables in May

    Hear from your district consultant and network with peers; 17 dates and locations to choose from. Find out more and register!


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Recent News

May 13, 2024, 2:42 PM
Each grant offers up to a $1,500 reimbursement for registration, hotel, and transportation. Learn More
May 8, 2024, 8:38 AM
Since its launch in October 2022, the People’s Law Library of Iowa has gained thousands of online visitors and even more content related to Iowa’s laws. The website helps Iowans find the legal information they need in plain, easy to understand language. Learn More
Apr 22, 2024, 2:51 PM
The three authors of the 2024 All Iowa Reads titles will appear in virtual visits this June. The visits are free and open to the public; registration is required. Learn More
Mar 29, 2024, 2:10 PM
Registration is now open for the 2024 Director Roundtables in May. Multiple sessions are scheduled in each district across the state to make it convenient for directors to choose the time and place that works best. Learn More
Feb 22, 2024, 9:46 AM
Registration is now open for Pop YS Con, the State Library’s conference for librarians who work with children and teens. The conference will be held April 8-9, 2024 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, IA. Learn More

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