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Children and adults dressed as cowboys wave from a float decorated with hay bales and cacti. The float's theme is "Lasso a Good Book For Some Good Old Fashioned Learnin'" to represent the Coralville Public Library's summer reading program.

The Coralville Public Library parade entry, a camper decorated with signs and American flags

E. Jean Schwab, the Coralville Public Library's first Director, and Ginny Wenman, library volunteer, hold a poster that shows the library's early growth.

Librarian Kayla Cook organizes the Coralville Public Library Seed Library. Kayla planned, created, and maintains the Seed Library, which began in early 2022. The seeds are stored in a repurposed card catalog cabinet.

Five graphics created to advertise the new seed library. The seed library is conceived of and run by Kayla Cook to share and redistribute seeds from the community.

Two photos of the Color with Coralville sheet at different stages of completion. Color with Coralville was a collaborative public coloring page that invited patrons to sit down and color a portion of a large coloring page. The first picture shows a…

A sign sitting on a table in front of a partially colored paper with different designs on it. The sign reads, "Please relax a while and take a few minutes to Color with Coralville! We are taking a time-lapse video from above. Remember to re-cap and…

A commemorative booklet celebrating Coralville Public Library's 25th year of service in 1990. The booklet contains statistics about the library, its staff, and its history.

See Table of Contents for page descriptions.

A borrower card for Poet's Choice, edited by Paul Engle, with Dewey Decimal number 821.08 E58. There are due date stamps ranging from 1973 to 1975, along with censored names of past borrowers.

The musician Little Miss Ann plays guitar on a small stage. Several families are sitting on the grass beside the library to watch the performance.

Children hold a colorful parachute on the front lawn of the library, as part of the Big Night celebration for the summer reading program.

Ruth Halterman stands behind a table to sign up patrons for Winter Adult Reading Month ( W.A.R.M.) for the Coralville Public Library. The reading program is an annual event held in the month of February. On display are the reading logs, prizes and…

Ruth Halterman, Teri Rogers, Linda Parker, Shelly Grace, Heidi Lauritzen, Jay Van Dyke, Ann Breese, and [unknown] pose in front of the Coralville Public Library.

Ed La Grange, Linda Parker, and Ruth Halterman pose outside the library with a fall harvest themed display.

Librarians Janelle Bockhause and Linda Parker prepare at the Fourth Fest Parade staging area.

Two librarians, Linda Parker (left) and Chris Burnett, dressed up to ride in the Coralville Public Library float for the 1998 Fourth of July Parade. Coralville was celebrating their quasquicentennial in 1998, so the side of the truck read "Happy…

Librarians sitting on the bed of a Coralville Parks Department truck that has been decorated for the Fourth Fest Parade. The decorations include a fake camp fire, tree and backpack.

pictured from left Teri Rogers, Jen (?), Linda Parker

Librarians ride in a car piled high with everything they need for their road trip themed float for Fourth Fest 2001.

Librarians and staff pose in front of their Fourth of July parade float, Reading Road Trip USA. The float was a Jeep with vacation items strapped to the top, including pool toys, suitcases, a trike, sports equipment and books.

pictured left:…

Discover New Trails was the Coralville Library float for Fourth Fest Parade. A Coralville Parks and Recreation truck was decorated for an outdoor adventure, including a backpack coolers, lawn chairs and a fake campfire.

pictured left: Teri Rogers…
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