Below are police calls for service to the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Police Department for the week of Monday, May 10 to the early morning hours of Monday, May 17.

The Iowa Children’s Choice Award books for 2021 — 2022 have started arriving at Cole Library. This award is sponsored by the Iowa Association of School Librarians. The award is unique in that it gives children an opportunity to choose the book to receive the award and to suggest books for th…

Chris Schonhorst and Tiffany Yeisley of Cedar Rapids announce the birth of their twins. Remington William and Olivia Ann Schonhorst were born Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Remington weighed 5 pounds, 2.9 ounces and Olivia weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces. They were welcomed home by big sisters Skylar, Do…

Marilynne Robinson is an Iowa treasure an award-winning author who lives right down the road in Iowa City. She is best known for her novels set in the mythical town of Gilead, Iowa.

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Marilynne Robinson is an Iowa treasure an award-winning author who lives right down the road in Iowa City. She is best known for her novels set in the mythical town of Gilead, Iowa.

Theres something truly special about animated movies a magic that comes when art and storytelling meet on the big screen. This is especially true for the movies coming out of the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon.

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Theres something truly special about animated movies a magic that comes when art and storytelling meet on the big screen. This is especially true for the movies coming out of the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon.

Often when a writer has a best seller that is so popular that it is made into a movie, they write a sequel right away to capture the momentum of success.

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Often when a writer has a best seller that is so popular that it is made into a movie, they write a sequel right away to capture the momentum of success.

In Iowa we have always taken books, libraries, and literacy very seriously. So when I tell you that we have a state-supported program called Iowa Center for the Book, which is part of the State Library of Iowa and an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, I know you…

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In Iowa we have always taken books, libraries, and literacy very seriously. So when I tell you that we have a state-supported program called Iowa Center for the Book, which is part of the State Library of Iowa and an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, I know you…

Timothy Gruber-Miller and Kayla Noyes, of North Liberty, announce the birth of Theodore (Theo) Reid Miller, 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 19.5 inches long, on Sept. 2, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

If you are looking for a book to see you through the holidays, Promised Land by the 44th president Barack Obama has arrived at Cole Library and is ready to check out.

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Timothy Gruber-Miller and Kayla Noyes, of North Liberty, announce the birth of Theodore (Theo) Reid Miller, 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 19.5 inches long, on Sept. 2, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

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If you are looking for a book to see you through the holidays, Promised Land by the 44th president Barack Obama has arrived at Cole Library and is ready to check out.

The holidays are coming fast. As a shared facility, when Cornell College closes for Winter Break, so does Cole Public Library. This year we will close curbside pickup Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 4 p.m., reopening Monday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. Library materials will not be due during this break. If y…

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The holidays are coming fast. As a shared facility, when Cornell College closes for Winter Break, so does Cole Public Library. This year we will close curbside pickup Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 4 p.m., reopening Monday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. Library materials will not be due during this break. If y…

With so many necessary restrictions, are you finding it hard to get in the swing of the holidays? At Cole Library weve purchased several holiday novels to help make your season bright. They are fun to read while you are getting in the spirit of things or escaping from the hustle and bustle.

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With so many necessary restrictions, are you finding it hard to get in the swing of the holidays? At Cole Library weve purchased several holiday novels to help make your season bright. They are fun to read while you are getting in the spirit of things or escaping from the hustle and bustle.

Elijah Blue Dahlstrom, MD, and Rachael Claire Meehan were united in marriage on June 13, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City. A 2021 reception is planned.

When making gifts for others, thinking about the winter holidays in November is really a must. Making a gift takes much longer than buying one. Starting early reduces the stress and allows for a mistake or two to happen without tears.

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Elijah Blue Dahlstrom, MD, and Rachael Claire Meehan were united in marriage on June 13, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City. A 2021 reception is planned.

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When making gifts for others, thinking about the winter holidays in November is really a must. Making a gift takes much longer than buying one. Starting early reduces the stress and allows for a mistake or two to happen without tears.

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November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to honor the history and culture of first nations. In celebration, Cole Library is highlighting fabulous new fiction written by indigenous authors.

With the presidential election everywhere you look and our nation battling many divisive issues, you may be wanting a historical perspective of presidents who led during difficult times and the challenges they faced.

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With the presidential election everywhere you look and our nation battling many divisive issues, you may be wanting a historical perspective of presidents who led during difficult times and the challenges they faced.

Can you imagine a world where only half of the people make decisions for everyone, where you are left out because you are a woman? Its hard for us to imagine, but that was our country just 100 years ago.

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Can you imagine a world where only half of the people make decisions for everyone, where you are left out because you are a woman? Its hard for us to imagine, but that was our country just 100 years ago.

Jonathan Blake Nuckolls and Sara Anne Kruger were united in marriage on June 20, 2020, in Greer City Park, in Greer, S.C. A reception at city hall in Greer, S.C., followed.

Now that you are spending more time at home, are you feeling the need to get organized? Is it finally time to tackle that closet, cupboard, pantry? I am definitely feeling the need to organize and have purchased some new books to inspire us and get us going in the right direction.

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Jonathan Blake Nuckolls and Sara Anne Kruger were united in marriage on June 20, 2020, in Greer City Park, in Greer, S.C. A reception at city hall in Greer, S.C., followed.

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Now that you are spending more time at home, are you feeling the need to get organized? Is it finally time to tackle that closet, cupboard, pantry? I am definitely feeling the need to organize and have purchased some new books to inspire us and get us going in the right direction.