Take advantage of the fantastic libraries here in the corridor. You'll find a great read whether it's a book you've been wanting to check out, a magazine, local paper or something to download.
Cedar Rapids Public Library - Downtown Library, 450 Fifth Avenue SE. PH: 319.261.READ. Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW. PH: 319.261.READ. The Cedar Rapids Public Library has a collection of more than 100,000 items available for you to check out. Search our catalogs to find books, dvds, cds, audiobooks, video games and more.
Coralville Public Library - 1401 5th Street, PH: (319) 248-1850. The Coralville Public Library owns approximately 100,000 items for public use: including books, magazines, newspapers, audio-visual materials, reference databases, downloadable eBooks and eAudio books, and computer multimedia.
Iowa City Public Library - 123 South Linn Street, PH: 319.356.5200. The Iowa City Public Library was established in 1896 and has served the community from a downtown location ever since. The Library is governed by a semi-autonomous nine member Board of Trustees empowered by state law and city ordinance (Title 11) to set policy, determine goals and objectives, control monies appropriated or given to the Library, and to employ staff. The Library is a city department, Board members are appointed by and principal operating funds approved by the City Council.
University of Iowa Libraries - Main Library, 125 West Washington St., PH: (319) 335-5299. The University of Iowa Libraries is the largest library system in Iowa and 9th in materials expenditures among U.S. public research libraries (ARL FY10 data). The University’s Main Library, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, 5 branch libraries, and the Law Library contain more than 5 million volumes.