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The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, Fifty Years On

Drake University Associate Professor of History Curt M. Cardwell will discuss the historic Selma to Montgomery March, which took place fifty years ago in March. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the march through Alabama to bring attention to the many discriminatory practices used to disenfranchise black citizens.

Free Advice for Your Device

Apr 25
Saturday 10:00 am
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register.

Free Advice for Your Device

Mar 24
Tuesday 12:30 pm
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register.

Free Advice for Your Device

Feb 21
Saturday 10:00 am
Get the lowdown on your library's downloadables! Bring your mobile device (smartphone, tablet or e-reader) to one of our classes and get some advice and help installing the library's apps for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and e-magazines. Classes and apps are all free. Your gadget must have basic setup done (out of the box, set up, passwords entered, charged and know the basics) as a prerequisite to this class. You will need your library card and PIN, and you may need the password for your App Store on your device. Pre-register.

How Iowa Met Baseball - The Myths, the History, the Players

Apr 21
Tuesday 6:00 pm
John Liepa has gathered baseball cards for over 50 years. John’s collection now includes photographs, autographs, books, and memorabilia of most of Iowa’s approximately 214 baseball players who have made it to the major leagues, including many cards and photos of six of the seven “Hall of Famers” from Iowa. His presentation combines his passion for Iowa history and baseball. As a tribute to Iowa’s first major league player, Cal McVey, John wears an 1869 Cincinnati Redstocking uniform during the program.

Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery

Dec 7
Sunday 2:00 pm
Dr. Patrick D. Brophy is the UI director of pediatric nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, as well as the assistant vice president for the university’s eHealth & Innovation Center. Join Brophy as he discusses the center’s developing telemedicine program, which will deliver diverse health care options to rural Iowa. Its benefits include reduced costs and travel, increased access to specialties and follow-up care at the local level, and more engagement with personal health care decisions.

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