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Black Hawk’s Final Resting Place

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Join us for a riveting presentation by researcher Russ Fry as he dives into the history of Chief Black Hawk and the mystery that surrounds his remains. The program will be held Monday, March 27th at 5:30 at Musser Library … Continued

Teen Tech Week

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Teen Tech Week is coming up! 6th through 12th graders are invited to make a 3 to 5 minute book-related video for the QC Area-wide competition! See your movie on the big screen at the Putnam and compete for cash … Continued

Valentine Heart Shaped Coffee Filter Wreath

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Adults, come spice up your door decor with a beautiful coffee filter wreath. We provide the supplies and show you how to make it, so come and have a “heart to heart” with us on Saturday, February 11th from 1:00-4:00 … Continued

Holiday Book Tree Folding

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Adults, come make a book tree on Friday, December 16th from 6:30-7:30 pm. Bring a favorite book you don’t mind taking apart, or we will supply them! You may bring a child, significant other, or friend to the event! The … Continued

NaNoWriMo Novel Write-In Sessions

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Musser Public Library is proud to host write in sessions for National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo participants will meet to add scenes, chapters and characters to their stories, and further their plots. Bring laptops or notepads for a creative and frantic … Continued

Josiah Bushnell Grinnell & The Iowa Underground Railroad

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“Preacher,” “congressman,” “negro-stealer:” Josiah Bushnell Grinnell was called all of those things during his life. He was called a negro-stealer because he participated in the Iowa Underground Railroad. J.B. Grinnell and other Grinnell residents helped at least 37 fugitive slaves … Continued

An Afternoon of Memoirs

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Relive your memories and journey to the past with Shirley and Ray Hendrickson, two Iowan authors, as they share experiences from the time they owned The Mission House, a bed and breakfast in Iowa City. Join us here at Musser … Continued

BUS-eum

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It’s a bus! It’s a museum! It’s Iowa history, and you can find it parked in front of the Musser Library on Saturday, April 9th, between 10 am and 5 pm. Sponsored by Musser Public Library and the Museum of … Continued

Build Your World

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“Build Your World at Musser Library,” sponsored by Friends of Musser Library, included multiple presenters and volunteers. Altogether, 1015 people came through the doors to attend, present, or display their creations at “Build Your World” on January 8 and 9, … Continued

Santa’s Visit

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Santa will be visiting Musser Library from 11 am to noon on Saturday, December 19. Children can drop by to spend a few minutes chatting with Santa or taking photos.

Star Wars is Coming!

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If you are one of the people eagerly awaiting the new Star Wars… come check out our display of books and movies! Take a selfie with our loyal stormtrooping readers!

Fall Reading Program–Build Your World!

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Kids can earn a free LEGO minifigure simply by checking out and reading 10 Musser Library books, from now until January 1. Come into the library to pick up a reading log!

The Big List of Authors from 2015 Author Fair

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Visitors to the 2015 Author Fair on May 16 were treated to a full house of local and area authors.  19 authors came and displayed their books and talked with patrons.  A terrific turnout of local and area talent! The … Continued

Every Hero Has a Story

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Summer Reading begins Monday, June 1, 2015! The theme this year is all about superheroes, since we believe that “Every Hero Has A Story!” Come be a super reader this summer at Musser Library! You can earn prizes, attend fun … Continued

Summer Reading Signups/Boxshottz Photo Booth

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Kids, teens, and adults can all begin signing up for summer reading on Saturday, May 16, 2015! Boxshottz Photo Booth will be on hand from 10 am to 2 pm to take your photo as a superhero! Come join the … Continued

Chinese Book Collection Opens

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We are pleased to add to our collection a selection of books donated to Musser Public Library through the “Window of Shanghai” cultural exchange project. Initiated in 2002 by the Shanghai Library, the project is a Chinese book donation program. … Continued

Former Editor of Better Homes & Gardens and Midwest Living to Speak at Musser Public Library

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Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine and Iowa Public Television host, spent years traveling in almost every one of Iowa’s 99 counties in search of close-to-home attractions and getaways to share with his loyal readers and viewers.During … Continued

Creative Corridor Community Builders to talk at Musser Public Library

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On Sunday, April 12, Creative Corridor community builders Andy Stoll and Amanda West will talk about the approach and strategies that jump-started the thriving entrepreneurial and creative community in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area. Andy and and Amanda travel extensively … Continued

Musser Public Library Meets Demand For Printed Tax Forms

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Muscatine, Iowa (March 11, 2015) – People preparing their own taxes this year have an unusual ally with Musser Public Library.  Traditionally, the federal and state governments made printed tax return materials available to libraries and post offices. But this … Continued

This Year I Will… Chalk Wall

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  When you visit the library, you’ll see a new kiosk in the entry way where people are writing down their hopes and goals for this year.  Whether you want to learn a language, read a book a month, learn … Continued