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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

ICPL to Host Teen Summer Book Club
posted by: Meredith Hines-Dochterman in Teens, Teen Book Club, teen event, teen events
Attention teens, the Iowa City Public Library has a book club just for you as part of the On Your Mark, Get Set … Read Summer Reading Program. Our first book, An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, appeared on the New York Times best-seller list. It tells the story of ...

Upcoming Events

ICPL Tabletop Initiative: Savage Worlds:

Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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ICPL Tabletop Initiative: Dungeons and Dragons:

Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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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. Job Shop assistance will be available at the Iowa City Public Library the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month from 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Teen Center
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ICPL Teen Activity Group:

Calling all people in grades 7-12! TAG is looking for new members! The Iowa City Public Library Teen Activity Group (TAG) is designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the Library. We meet monthly to discuss books, plan upcoming events, and talk about what's going on also we eat snacks. Want to make a difference in your Library? Maybe you just love reading and making new friends? We'd love to hear from you! TAG meets each month during the school year. If you are interested in joining TAG, please drop by and find out what we're about!

Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Teen Center
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ICPL Tabletop Initiative: Dungeons and Dragons:

Date: Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Information for this session


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. Job Shop assistance will be available at the Iowa City Public Library the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month from 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Date: Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Teen Center
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ICPL Tabletop Initiative: Dungeons and Dragons:

Date: Saturday, October 29th, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Information for this session


ICPL Teen Activity Group:

Calling all people in grades 7-12! TAG is looking for new members! The Iowa City Public Library Teen Activity Group (TAG) is designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the Library. We meet monthly to discuss books, plan upcoming events, and talk about what's going on also we eat snacks. Want to make a difference in your Library? Maybe you just love reading and making new friends? We'd love to hear from you! TAG meets each month during the school year. If you are interested in joining TAG, please drop by and find out what we're about!

Date: Saturday, November 5th, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 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 10th, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Meeting Room A
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