The State Library is celebrating National Library Week, April 19-23, 2004
with its annual All Iowa Reads book discussion and free training
opportunities for state employees.
The All Iowa Reads selection for 2004 is Niagara Falls All Over
Again by Elizabeth McCracken. A few copies are available from
the State Library, first floor reference desk, in the Ola Babcock Miller
Building, corner of E. 12th and Grand. The discussion will be held
from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23 at the library and will be lead by Dr.
Dale Ross, chair, Iowa Commission of Libraries, and First Lady Christie Vilsack. Bring your lunch (drinks provided), stay as long as you
can, and join us in a lively discussion. For more information
on the book discussion, contact Annette Wetteland.
Free training for state employees is also available on a wide range of
- More Than Just Google: Internet Searching
- Get the Most from EBSCOhost
- Enhance FirstSearch Skills
- State Library Resources for Grant Research
- Reliable Health Information on the Web: HealthInfoIowa
- Finding Statistics: The State Data Center
- Legal Research Using Westlaw
For more information about the classes and to register online, go to
or contact the State Library reference desk at (515) 281-4102;