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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

Teen Summer Reading Program--Park Clean Up

You can make a difference! Join us as we clean up local parks. Meet us in the Koza Family Teen Center on the 2nd floor of the Library. We'll walk to a park together and start cleaning. All materials and beverages will be provided. Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty in. You'll receive volunteer hours for your work!

Date: Thursday, 6-08-2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Teen Center, Other
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Teen Summer Reading Program--Upcycled Crafts

Join City of Iowa City Recycling Coordinator Jen Jordan to Build a Better World, starting with what you might consider garbage. Jen will talk about the City’s landfill, recycling and composting programs. Then we’ll upcycle some items that you might see as trash into new, useable items, and learn about resources and projects for fixing stuff.

Date: Tuesday, 6-13-2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Teen Summer Reading Program--Doctor Strange

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

Date: Thursday, 6-15-2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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. The children's room will also have therapy dogs, sensory toys and activities. The Teen Room will be open for teens to play computer and video games. The library will also use Natural lighting throughout the library to accommodate those with light sensitivity.

Date: Saturday, 6-17-2017
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Teen Center, Children's Room
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Teen Summer Reading Program--Video Game Tournament

Bring your game face, because we're throwing down with Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Wii U.

Date: Tuesday, 6-20-2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Teen Summer Reading Program--Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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

Date: Thursday, 6-22-2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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