Exhibits at the Main Library Gallery give the general public access to the rich collections of the University of Iowa Libraries, including rare and historically significant items. From among treasures archived deep in University Libraries Special Collections, exhibit curators select unique objects, photos, papers, and books that tell fascinating stories about a range of topics. Visit the Main Library Gallery web page to learn more about the current exhibit and our open hours. The University of Iowa Libraries, with eight campus libraries, are integrally connected with the academic, research, and creative endeavors on campus. Library staff work actively to boost student success, collaborate with faculty, and assist in classrooms across the university. Our librarians are subject specialists trained to serve as expert resources in a broad range of fields. The University Libraries also serves the entire state of Iowa, providing assistance with a broad range of questions, lending materials, and serving as an advocate for libraries of all sizes in schools and towns across the state.