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October 2023

Library Book Sale at the Coralville Public Library

Coralville Public LibraryCome out for a Friends of the Coralville Public Library Book Sale!  Find a selection of fiction, non-fiction, CDs, and DVDs.  No prices. It’s a pay what you want, free will donation sale.

Are you are Friends member?  Friends get in an hour early, at 10:00 am, on Friday.

The Friends of the Coralville Public Library is a non-profit that supports the Coralville Public Library and literary programs in the community.

Date:  November 3, 2023

Time:  11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Location:  Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th St., Coralville, IA 52241


City of Iowa City announces new Economic Development Coordinator

City Council Listening Post announced for Nov. 15 at Senior Center

Portion of Windsor Trail closed Oct. 31 through Nov. 5

Trail closure map.

IOWA CITY -- A portion of Windsor Trail off of Barrington Road will be closed Oct. 31 through Nov. 5, 2023, for repairs. 

The closed section of the trail is the portion just west of Barrington Road and south of Huntington Drive. Residents can access the trail off of Southchase Court or Arlington Drive. 

Veterans Day schedule announced for City of Iowa City

A child is shown hugging a returning soldier.

City of Iowa City administrative offices and other facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, in observance of Veterans Day.

Please note that trash, yard waste, and recycling will be collected on Veterans Day. See details below.

Other office closures and schedules for the holiday include: 

Airport: Office closed. Jet Air will be open.

Cemetery: Office closed. 

  • Grave decorations: Beginning Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, artificial wreaths, artificial flowers, or other decorations may be placed on graves for Veterans Day or for the holidays. These materials may remain in place through the end of February. If not claimed, they will be removed. 

Landfill and Recycling Center: Open regular hours; closed Saturday, Nov. 11. 

Library: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

ICPL Bookmobile: Not in service. 

Parking: No enforcement; parking office closed. 

Parks and Recreation: Normal facility hours. Administrative offices closed. 

Police: Administration and Records offices closed. Patrol and station masters on duty.

Refuse, Recycling, and Yard Waste: Normal operations. 

Senior Center: Closed. 

Streets: The City's Leaf Vacuum Program will operate. More at

Transit: Normal operations. For more info, call 319-356-5151.

Water: Office closed. For water emergencies, call the 24-hour emergency number at 319-356-5166.

Wastewater: Office closed. For emergencies, call the 24-hour emergency number at 319-356-5177.

City offices and operations will return to normal schedules and services on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023.

Trick-or-Treat safely this Halloween

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- The City's trick-or-treat event takes place from 5:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Before you go out, check out these safety tips from the Iowa City Police and Fire Departments: 

  • Costumes should be safe for walking. Avoid long, billowing fabrics.
  • Wear sturdy shoes. 
  • Be visible. Carry a flashlight or wear something lighted. 
  • Children should be accompanied by an adult or responsible teen.
  • Do not enter homes. 
  • Stay away from candles and open flames.
  • Use a battery operated candle for jack-o-lanterns.  
  • Do not eat treats until they are brought home and examined by an adult. 
  • Drivers should be alert and on the lookout for children. 

Don't trash your pumpkin

Remember to toss your jack-o-lantern in your yard waste container, not in your trash.

To compost, remove any candles or lights from inside your pumpkin and place it in your organics container, or in a brown paper yard waste bag, and then set it at the curb for collection on your normal service day. Limit 50 pounds per cart or bag.

Johnson County residents can also bring their pumpkins to the City's compost facility at no cost. The facility is located at the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center, 3900 Hebl Ave SW.

To learn more, visit or call 319-356-5151. 

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