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Intellectual Freedom Festival

The Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival is an Annual Event at ICPL that affirms everyone's right to freedom of thought and expression. All events are free and open to the public. We hope you will join us!

What is Intellectual Freedom?

Intellectual Freedom is a basic human right, defined by Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. The American Library Association affirms Intellectual Freedom as a basis for our democratic system and recognizes the important role libraries play in Intellectual Freedom issues. In order to be responsible citizens who have the ability to self-govern, we must be well-informed. Libraries provide information, ideas and resources in a variety of formats, enabling an informed citizenry.

Carol

About the Festival

In 1995, the Iowa City Public Library established the annual Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival to honor Carol's 26-year career at ICPL and life-long commitment to the freedom of ideas. Spaziani (shown left) believes that the public library's role is to be a resource and a forum for an individual's pursuit and expression of diverse points of view. A Library committee monitors current intellectual freedom issues and plans programs of interest for area residents. Celebrate your intellectual freedom and head to the Library for interesting programs and discussions. For more information, call the Library at 319-356-5200.



2016 Events

ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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NanoRebels

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Toddler Storytime with Nancy

Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Grammar Lab Research Study

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Minecraft Jr.

Come enjoy an hour of Minecraft for the game's youngest fans. Meet other fans of your favorite game. We will play on the computers in the computer lab. This event is just for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-9)

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Crisis Intervention Services Volunteer Meeting

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Monday Matinee Minions

Come enjoy a family friendly movie at the library! Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan; accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, he sets forth to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Storytime Room
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ICGenealogical Society Board Meeting

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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ICPL Friends Foundation Fundraising Committee

Meeting of members of Fundraising Committee of Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Rehearsal for ICCT's "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Choreography rehearsal

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Dreamwell Rehearsal for The Nether

Dreamwell actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Monday, 8-01-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault staff meeting

IowaCASA RSP Staff Meeting

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Toddler Storytime with Angie

Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Iowa Writers' House Presents: Rainbow Room

The Rainbow Room will focus on LGBT literature and provide opportunities for LGBT writers to share and write in a safe, supportive, and creative space. The Rainbow Room will meet at the Iowa City Public Library the first Tuesday of every month from 6-8pm in Meeting Room B. All are welcome at whatever stage of the writing journey you are in! The Iowa Writers' House is a community literary organization dedicated to creating a space for education, support, and resources for writers. Our Writers' Rooms are sub-communities of the house that bring together writers of shared interest or genre to free-write, respond to prompts, learn together, and find support for their work.

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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B.Y.O.Book--"Brave New World" at The Mill

This month we will be at The Mill to discuss Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World." A limited number of books will be available at the Info Desk on the 2nd floor of the Iowa City Public Library for checkout. Join us for the Summer/Fall 2016 series of the B.Y.O.Book "Books In Bars" Book Club meetups! We will be celebrating the exhibition of Shakespeare's First Folio at the University of Iowa Main Library Gallery (August 29-September 25) by featuring books about Shakespeare's work and books that have Shakespearean themes.

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Other
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Critical 5

Critique Group

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Rehearsal for ICCT's "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Choreography

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Rehearsal for ICCT's "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Scene Work

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Dreamwell Rehearsal for The Nether

Dreamwell actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Tuesday, 8-02-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Preschool Storytime Songs of Peter Rabbit

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old. Today we will celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday with a special reading and performance of the Songs of Peter Rabbit.

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Science Booster Club Meeting

A weekly meeting of our club

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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We Can Code

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive environment. Workshops are on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Iowa City Public Library's Computer Lab on the 2nd floor. Anyone in grades 7-12 is welcome to attend.

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Iowa City Sangha

Meditation group

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Rehearsal for The Nether

Dreamwell actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Wednesday, 8-03-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Preschool Storytime

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Preschool Storytime Songs of Peter Rabbit

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old. Today we will celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday with a special reading and performance of the Songs of Peter Rabbit.

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Senior Tech Zone

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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World Teach

group meeting through Skype

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Metro Youth Football Association Testing

Concussion baseline testing

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Rochester Ridge HOA Meeting

First meeting for Rochester Ridge subdivision home owners

Date: Thursday, 8-04-2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Facebook Basics and Beyond

Are you currently using Facebook but would like to know more about the social media? Come to this session and we will discuss the Facebook interface, go over some privacy settings, and get a feel for how you can connect and stay connected with friends, family and some of your favorite organizations.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Computer Lab
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Facebook Basics and Beyond

Are you currently using Facebook but would like to know more about the social media? Come to this session and we will discuss the Facebook interface, go over some privacy settings, and get a feel for how you can connect and stay connected with friends, family and some of your favorite organizations. Space is limited register online or by calling 356-5200.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Computer Lab
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Prairie Yarn Over

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Book Babies with Karen

Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Strategy Discussion

Meeting to discuss possible collaboration between Human Rights Commission and League of Women Voters of Johnson County.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Book Babies with Karen

Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Storytime Room
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Tween Minecraft (Hour 1)

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. Game rotation and group play are encouraged. Players should have a Minecraft account to play in multiplayer mode. Players without an account may use a library account, but these are limited and first come first serve. Otherwise players without an account may play still play in singleplayer mode. Please register for only one hour per week. This event is for children in grades 3rd-8th (ages 8-14)

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Tween Minecraft (Hour 2)

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. Game rotation and group play are encouraged. Players should have a Minecraft account to play in multiplayer mode. Players without an account may use a library account, but these are limited and first come first serve. Otherwise players without an account may play still play in singleplayer mode. Please register for only one hour per week. This event is for children in grades 3rd-8th (ages 8-14)

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Totally Tweens Glow-in-the-Dark Lock-In

For children in grades 3rd-6th. Celebrate the end of Summer Reading by staying late at the library. Enjoy a glow-in-the-dark games, temporary hair colors, snacks, and more before taking over the library after it closes. For Caregivers: Registration is required. Please fill out a permission slip at the Children's desk prior to the event. Children will be dropped off in Meeting Room A and picked up by the after-hours book drop at 9:30.

Date: Friday, 8-05-2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Iowa Democratic Black Caucus

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Quire Board Retreat: Artistic

Meeting to discuss artistic plan for The Quire's 2016-2017 calendar and beyond.

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Metro Youth Football Association Testing

Concussion baseline testing

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Family Storytime with Angie

Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. Family Storytime is recommended for all ages, but parents are asked to sit with their younger children.

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Students of Messiah Sabbath Fellowship

Fellowship, teaching, and worship in YaHoVaH's Anointed Word.

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Iowa Soul Festival Author Readings/Discussion

Authors include Eliza David, Gloria Dixon and Rebecca Grant. A full schedule is available at http://www.summerofthearts.com/festival-menu/iowa-soul-festival/schedule.aspx

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Eckhart Tolle Group

Video/audio viewing of Eckhart Tolle talks/meditations. Some discussion after if time allows.

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Iowa City Buddhist Community - Meeting

This is a meeting to discuss founding a new Buddhist center in Iowa City.

Date: Saturday, 8-06-2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Rehearsal for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

A rehearsal for ICCT's first show of it's 61st season

Date: Sunday, 8-07-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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ECK Training

Leadership Training

Date: Sunday, 8-07-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Sunday Fun Day : Gliding Robots

Kids will love creating climbing & gliding robots. We will have fun coloring designs and patterns on robot templates, and will come up with all kinds of predictions and theories while turning their robots into climbing & gliding toys! Sunday Funday activities are for the entire family to enjoy together.

Date: Sunday, 8-07-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Storytime Room
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Rehearsal for The Nether

Dreamwell actors rehearse for a play.

Date: Sunday, 8-07-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Open Meditation

This group meets weekly to practice and is open to the public. No experience necessary, and there is never a fee of any kind. Enjoy the benefits of group meditation and see how quickly it can transform your life.

Date: Sunday, 8-07-2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Toddler Storytime with Nancy

Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Monday Matinee The Secret World of Arrietty

Come enjoy a family friendly movie at the library! The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered by Sho, a human boy.

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Storytime Room
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Arts Iowa City Board Meeting

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Iowa City Astronomy Club

Monthly Meeting

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Memoir Group

Members read and critique personal memoirs.

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Rehearsal for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Rehearsal for the first production of ICCT's 61st Season

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Rehearsal for The Nether

Actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Monday, 8-08-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Johnson County Livable Community Transportation Action Team

Johnson County Livable Community Transportation Action Team quarterly meeting

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Location: Meeting Room B
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Bridges International Meeting

business meeting

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Toddler Storytime with Angie

Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Racial Justice Discussion Group

Local group meeting monthly to discuss allyship and needs.

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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SCORE and Diversity Focus Interview

small business group

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Democrats Phonebank

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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100 Grannies for a Livable Future

info session & phone bank for Pledge of Resistance

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Iowa Writers' House Presents The Violet Realm

Come join your fellow fantasy, sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the Iowa City Public Library. We’ll come together and provide prompts, topic discussions, and the chance to free write with Iowa City’s literary community. Ever had the dream to write but don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced writer who just can’t break through that pesky writer’s block? Do you have knowledge you want to impart upon fellow writers? Join us!

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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ICN #563881 - Iowa Shares Meeting

Iowa Shares members discuss organization operations and learn how to fundraise through workplace giving programs

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Dreamwell Board Meeting

Date: Tuesday, 8-09-2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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ICPL Tech Help

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Preschool Storytime

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Pioneer Storytime at City Park

Today we will be meeting out at Upper City Park's Log Cabins for a pioneer storytime and a bring your own picnic lunch. We will be playing games, reading books, and making crafts as well as learning about the history of Iowa City. A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
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ICN #566633 - DHU Confidential Hearing

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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We Can Code

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive environment. Workshops are on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Iowa City Public Library's Computer Lab on the 2nd floor. Anyone in grades 7-12 is welcome to attend.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Table to Table Board Meeting

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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Chesterton Iowa City Society

Reading GK Chesterton's Tremendous Trifles.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
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Think Bicycles August Meeting

Regular monthly meeting of Think Bicycles of Johnson County, an organization of businesses and individuals to promote cycling in the area. For more information about who we are, visit our webpage: www.thinkbicycles.org.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room C
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Rehearsal for The Nether

Actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Rehearsal for ICCT's "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Rehearsal for the first production of ICCT's 61st Season.

Date: Wednesday, 8-10-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Preschool Storytime

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Storytime Room
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Senior Tech Zone

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Computer Lab
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Pioneer Storytime at ICPL MEETING ROOM A

-DUE TO WEATHER WE WILL BE AT THE LIBRARY--Join us for a pioneer storytime. We will be playing games, reading books, and making crafts as well as learning about the history of Iowa City. A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
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The Book End Closed until 12:00pm

The Book End will open at 12:00pm on Thursday, August 11. The Book End is operated by volunteers. If a volunteer is not available, the store may be closed.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Book End Bookstore
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Pioneer Storytime

Today we will be meeting out at Upper City Park's Log Cabins for a pioneer storytime and a bring your own picnic lunch. We will be playing games, reading books, and making crafts as well as learning about the history of Iowa City. A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location:
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Teen Center Summer Tech Time

The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Teen Center
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Pokemon Go Scavenger Hunt & Crafts

Join us for a Pokemon hunt in real life! Keep your Pokemon hunting skills sharp by going on a scavenger hunt through the library. No idea what Pokemon is? No worries, join us for a great time and fun Pokemon crafts. For ages 8 & up

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room A
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Iowa Smash!

Playing games, dissing meta

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Meeting Room D (ICN)
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Rehearsal for The Nether

Actors rehearse for an upcoming play.

Date: Thursday, 8-11-2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Meeting Room B
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