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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

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, 1-19-2017
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Special Access Browsing

On selected days, the Library will open one hour early for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. This month we welcome, Miss Jackie, to perform a special sensory storytime in the Storytime Room. The children's room will also have therapy dogs, sensory toys and activities. The library will also use Natural lighting throughout the library to accommodate those with light sensitivity.

Date: Saturday, 1-21-2017
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Children's Room
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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, 2-02-2017
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, 2-04-2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Music on Wednesday @ICPL Kathy Maxey, Larry Mossman, Peter Rolnick

Head to the Library for a Noon performance of an eclectic mix of songs and tunes-from old time, traditional to contemporary-covering a wide repertoire of great music.

Date: Wednesday, 2-08-2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Lobby
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