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Events for Teens

For the latest teen news, visit the ICPL Teens blog. ICPL staff and Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members frequently post information about important local events or whatever they find interesting in their lives (new music, books, Web sites, local events, etc.). ICPL encourages dialogue with other local teens via the blog's commenting feature.

From the Library's Staff Blog

Iowa City Public Library’s TAG Meetings Announced
posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in News, Teens, TAG, teen event, teen events
TAG, the Iowa City Public Library’s Teen Activity Group, is looking for new members. TAG members help plan teen programs and give teenage students a voice in the Library. Members also eat a lot of snacks. Anyone wanting to make a difference in the Library, and earn volun...

Upcoming Events

Hour of Code 2015--Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code:

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This year we're trying Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code using drag-drop blocks and JavaScript. For teens in grades 7-12.

Date: Monday, December 7th, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Computer Lab, Teen Center
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UAY Job Shop:

Job Shop is a program where teens ages 12-17 years can receive free help from UAY staff to search for jobs. At Job Shop we aim to help you gain the skills you need to succeed in the workforce. We can help you search for available jobs, complete job applications, create a resume, and prepare for job interviews. We will be available at the Iowa City Public Library the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30pm-5:30pm. You can also receive Job Shop assistance during our drop-in hours every Thursday from 2pm-4pm at our 355 Iowa Avenue Youth Center location where we will be available to help!

Date: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Teen Center
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Way Cool Chemistry:

Experience the excitement of chemistry with science experiments and demonstrations. For grades 5-8.

Date: Saturday, December 12th, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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Teen Movie--Ant-Man:

Get outta the cold, watch a movie and eat popcorn.

Date: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Teen Center
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