The Iowa Center for the Book (ICB) is a program of Iowa Library Services/State Library and an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.
Founded in 2002, the mission of the ICB is to stimulate public interest in books, reading, literacy and libraries.To fulfill this mission the ICB offers a variety of programs and resources. Follow us here and friend us on Facebook.
The ICB Advisory Council provides advice to the State Librarian and the Coordinator of the Iowa Center for the Book about activities and policies and helps implement programs. The twenty-two members of the Iowa Center for the Book Advisory Council represent a variety of types of libraries, publishers, bookstores, authors, and other literary agencies. The work of the Center's Council can be seen under ICB Advisory Council bylaws.