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Saturday April 18th
School's Out Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:44 am, Saturday April 18th with Kevin Burt and Tony Brown
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:44 am - 7:24 am, Saturday April 18th Preschool Storytime: Chinese New Year
Book Babies Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Saturday April 18th Book Babies- Chinese Storytime: with Emily Jia D
Preschool Storytime Airs 8:00 am - 8:31 am, Saturday April 18th HyVee Food Specialist Cathy Gehris, Debbie D, and puppet friends go on a whacky grocery shopping trip and end up making stone soup. Yummy!
Preschool Storytime Airs 8:31 am - 8:53 am, Saturday April 18th with Becky Foerstner of West Music
Family Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:28 am, Saturday April 18th st
Family Storytime Airs 9:30 am - 9:57 am, Saturday April 18th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Saturday April 18th with Deanne Wortman
Family Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:58 am, Saturday April 18th
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:30 am, Saturday April 18th
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:59 am, Saturday April 18th Family Storytime: with Debb Green
ECO Iowa City Airs 12:00 pm - 1:07 pm, Saturday April 18th Learn about converting yard and kitchen waste into valuable soil for your yard and garden. Program presenter is Risa Dotson Eicke, Master Gardener Intern.
Friends of Hickory Hill Park Airs 1:07 pm - 1:51 pm, Saturday April 18th Friends of Hickory Hill Park Presented by Bernie Knight 08-07-03
ICPL Groundbreaking Airs 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm, Saturday April 18th 01-12-02
Irving Weber Days Airs 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Saturday April 18th Roger Gwinnup
Iowa City Sesquicentennial Parade Airs 5:00 pm - 5:35 pm, Saturday April 18th
Happy 175th Birthday Iowa City Airs 5:35 pm - 6:13 pm, Saturday April 18th
Iowa Review Airs 6:13 pm - 7:13 pm, Saturday April 18th
Money Smart Week 2013 Airs 7:13 pm - 7:55 pm, Saturday April 18th
Terry Wahls - The Wahls Protocol Airs 8:00 pm - 8:58 pm, Saturday April 18th Penguin/Avery Publishers, Prairie Lights Books and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor a reading from Terry Wahls for her new book, "The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine."
Third Thursday Airs 9:00 pm - 9:59 pm, Saturday April 18th All aboard for an Iowa rail adventure! Join Rudy Daniels as he describes the past, present and future of the Hawkeye State's railroads. The program explores Iowa's unique position in the construction of the first transcontinental railroad and Iowa's great contribution to railroad safety. The talk also describes the famous streamliners that rode Iowa's rails. Rudolph Daniels is Assistant Dean, Department Chair of Railroad Operations Technology and instructor of railroad history at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, Iowa. He likes to travel throughout Iowa. Dr. Daniels has written the official history of US railroads, Trains Across the Continent. This program is a part of the Irving B. Weber Days and Third Thursday programs and is made possible through the funding of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities Iowa. A cultural resource for Iowans since 1971, Humanities Iowa offers many cultural and historical programs and grants to Iowa's communities.
Happy Birthday Mr. Dickens! Airs 10:00 pm - 10:59 pm, Saturday April 18th Guest speaker Corey Creekmur, Associate Professor , UI Depts. of English and Cinema and Comparative Literature provides a look at the film adaptations of Charles Dickens' work.
Sunday April 19th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:29 am, Sunday April 19th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:58 am, Sunday April 19th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:25 am, Sunday April 19th tells stories
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:57 am, Sunday April 19th with Debbie Dunn
Preschool Storytime Airs 8:00 am - 8:29 am, Sunday April 19th Dana Robinson
Preschool Storytime Airs 8:30 am - 8:59 am, Sunday April 19th with Cliff Missen. Move to the drum beat of African drums, listen to stories, and learn about African instruments. Followed by Sudanese clothing and bridal gown demo with Najwa Jadalrab.
Family Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:32 am, Sunday April 19th Members of the Digital Media Academy and Kidspectacular will perform skits and creative dramatics, including the African drama, "Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky."
School's Out Special Airs 9:32 am - 9:55 am, Sunday April 19th School's Out Special: "The Case of the School Ghost" with Local Children'Author Dori Hillestad Butler Bring your sleeping bags for a haunted hour of fun to celebrate the Edgar Award winner's latest book in the Buddy Files series. READ dogs introduce the program followed by a spooky reading by the author, scavenger hunt, spine-tingling activities, and kitty litter cake. Books will be available for signing at the end of the program.
School's Out Special Airs 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Sunday April 19th Celebrate Mexico's April Fool Day with Ed East and Karin Stein and their regional instruments and storytelling. Move to the rhythms of Colombia, Panama, Cuba, and Brazil.
School's Out Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:43 am, Sunday April 19th Take a trip around the world to Korea with members of the U of I Korean Undergraduate Student Association. Sample foods, watch a fashion show, play traditional games, and make crafts. Members of Strike Martial Arts will give a Tae Kwon Do demonstration.
Underground Railroad in Johnson County Airs 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm, Sunday April 19th Civil War 150: Underground Railroad in Johnson County - Recent Research Douglas W. Jones, Iowa Freedom Trail Grant Project Manager from the State Historical Society of Iowa, will give us an overview of the Underground Rail Road activities in Johnson County and how they tied into the larger underground network. Part of the Civil War 150 series of programs
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 2:00 pm - 3:36 pm, Sunday April 19th Susan Appleget Hurst is the former garden writer and editor at Better Homes and Gardens and other gardening magazines, and a returning guest to the Second Sunday Garden Forums. This year she’ll present “Dream Garden Design” in which she’ll share the lessons she has learned about gardens and garden design through years of scouting gardens. She’ll break down garden design the easy way.
U.S. Geological Survey Airs 4:00 pm - 4:51 pm, Sunday April 19th
Crimes of Hate Airs 4:51 pm - 6:02 pm, Sunday April 19th Iowa City Human Rights Commission
Big Brain Airs 6:02 pm - 6:47 pm, Sunday April 19th
Jackson Pollock's MURAL Airs 7:00 pm - 8:18 pm, Sunday April 19th A visual exploration of the recent study and treatment of Jackson Pollock's "Mural" from the University of Iowa by Yvonne Szafran, Senior Conservator and Head Paintings Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum.
Visiting the Beyond Airs 8:30 pm - 9:50 pm, Sunday April 19th
Irving Weber Days Airs 10:00 pm - 11:03 pm, Sunday April 19th Find out what makes a Moffitt House unique. Jeff Schabilion, a well-know local preservationist, will discuss the unique characteristics and history of Iowa City’s Moffitts as a prelude to the Parade of Historic Homes.
Monday April 20th
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 6:30 am, Monday April 20th Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with a Carnival extravaganza. Costumes and masks are designed by U of I Theater Arts professor Loyce Arthur. Create your own mask, listen to a tale from Trinidad, then join in the giant carnival parade on the Ped Mall complete with Chinese dragon, and pickle bucket band.
Family Special with Airs 6:30 am - 6:58 am, Monday April 20th Special quest MusicIC
Summer Reading Program Airs 7:00 am - 7:56 am, Monday April 20th K-6th graders will get their groove on with the Hancher dance artists as the electrifying ensemble mixes hip-hop with modern and and ballet for a fun-filled performance.
Irving Weber Days Airs 8:00 am - 9:26 am, Monday April 20th Thomas K. Dean Lecture
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:26 am - 9:59 am, Monday April 20th 01-23-02
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Monday April 20th Will she or won't she see her shadow? It's Groundhog Day with Brad Friedhof of the Johnson County Board of Conservation.
Family Special with Airs 10:30 am - 10:59 am, Monday April 20th Special quest MusicIC
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:32 am, Monday April 20th Join Spanish storyteller Ana Merino as she draws pictures to accompany her tales of wonder: "Cuentapoemas illustrado."
Book Babies Airs 11:32 am - 11:57 am, Monday April 20th Book Babies program consists of rhymes, songs, and short stories designed to stimulate your baby's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.
Eco Iowa City Airs 12:00 pm - 12:46 pm, Monday April 20th Teresa Kurtz, Iowa Recycling Association, Executive Director, will talk about status of recycling in the State of Iowa.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 1:00 pm - 1:31 pm, Monday April 20th Iowa City teacher, West High School debate coach, and newspaper columnist David Kanellis discusses his life in Iowa City, his career and his family.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 1:31 pm - 2:02 pm, Monday April 20th University of Iowa professor Margaret Keyes discusses the restoration of the Old Capitol.
One of a Kind Airs 2:02 pm - 2:37 pm, Monday April 20th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:26 pm, Monday April 20th Celebrate the traditional Hina Matsuri with Kamishibai storytelling, games, and crafts.
Family Special Airs 3:26 pm - 3:56 pm, Monday April 20th Featuring classical music for children played by a wood wind quintet, this concert is one of the Pied Piper Series and co-sponsored by Orchestra Iowa and the Iowa City Public Library.
Tweens on Tuesday Airs 4:00 pm - 4:57 pm, Monday April 20th The zany scientists from the U of I department of Physics and Astronomy return with knock-your-socks off experiments with lasers, electricity, and 3D wonders.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:56 pm, Monday April 20th K-6th graders will get their groove on with the Hancher dance artists as the electrifying ensemble mixes hip-hop with modern and and ballet for a fun-filled performance.
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:35 pm, Monday April 20th
One of a Kind Airs 6:35 pm - 7:08 pm, Monday April 20th Phil Leff
All Iowa Reads Airs 7:08 pm - 8:07 pm, Monday April 20th Marilynne Robinson
ICCSD Visiting Author Airs 8:07 pm - 8:35 pm, Monday April 20th
Visiting Author Airs 8:35 pm - 9:55 pm, Monday April 20th Chuck Klosterman reads from his new novel, "The Visible Man"
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 10:00 pm - 11:14 pm, Monday April 20th Bernie Knight Project Green
Tuesday April 21st
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 6:46 am, Tuesday April 21st Celebrated author Jack Gantos shares stories of his life and creative process with our K-6th grade audience.
Summer Reading Program Airs 7:00 am - 7:54 am, Tuesday April 21st Our favorite reptile guy brings a variety of not-so-slimy creatures including a boa constrictor, cayman, lizards, and other assorted exotic critters from the wild.
International Writing Program Airs 8:00 am - 9:26 am, Tuesday April 21st
Kara Logsden Airs 9:30 am - 9:46 am, Tuesday April 21st
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:28 am, Tuesday April 21st We'll be whipping up fruit smoothies with Master Gardener and Dietitian Carol Throckmorton and Debbie D. Music, parachute activities, and tasty snacks.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:28 am - 10:59 am, Tuesday April 21st
Family Storytime Airs 10:59 am - 11:19 am, Tuesday April 21st Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
School's Out Special Airs 11:19 am - 12:00 pm, Tuesday April 21st "Magic's Best Kept Secret" David Casas performs awesome tricks of magic using slight of hand, audience participation, and comedy guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
One of a Kind Airs 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm, Tuesday April 21st Ellen interviews Jim Mondanaro, restaurateur and yoga instructor.
One of a Kind Airs 12:30 pm - 1:02 pm, Tuesday April 21st Ellen Buchanan interviews Earle Murphy, 68 year resident of Iowa City, owner of Bremer's Men's Shop and Hawkeye fan of all seasons.
Author Visit Airs 1:02 pm - 2:02 pm, Tuesday April 21st Melissa Gilbert, star of Little House on the Prairie,will be discussing her new cookbook My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food from My Little House to Yours. cosponsored by Prairie Lights
Author Interview Airs 2:02 pm - 2:47 pm, Tuesday April 21st A brand new teen series from Iowa City's own Jennifer Banash! Jennifer will be reading from the first book in her new series and will be available to answer questions about the writing process and upcoming Elite series titles.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:31 pm, Tuesday April 21st move to the music and sing along with Preucil School's Lauren Nyberg
Winter Break Family Special Airs 3:31 pm - 3:59 pm, Tuesday April 21st It's a musical extravaganza featuring Electric Jumping Horse Studio's Deanne Wortman as she narrates this tiny tale of love and friendship. Musical accompaniment by L & M Music, dance with Nora Garda of InterDance and Edith Barragan, and puppetry with Kidspectacular. Costumes by Lisa Belladonna Nyx.
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:35 pm, Tuesday April 21st Preschool Storytime : Funky Blues Music Jam with Kevin B. F. Burt Get your groove on with Iowa City's Blues Maestro Kevin B. F. Burt.
Book Babies Airs 4:35 pm - 4:57 pm, Tuesday April 21st Book Babies program consists of rhymes, songs, and short stories designed to stimulate your baby's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:47 pm, Tuesday April 21st As a special appearance at Iowa City Public Library, Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre brings to life Iowa's legendary tall tale heroine Sal Fink as she tames a bear, wrestles a vicious snake, lassos a tornado, and plays with her pet pig, Suey. Featuring original toe-tapping music with Ron Hollis, this event is part of the "One World, Many Stories" summer reading program for children. It will be followed by puppet demonstrations and dragon rod puppet crafts for school age children to make and take home.
If a Butterfly Sneezes Airs 6:00 pm - 6:51 pm, Tuesday April 21st
Proud of the Name Soldier Airs 7:00 pm - 7:52 pm, Tuesday April 21st Presented by guest speaker Leslie A Schwalm, Professor of History and African American Studies, University of Iowa. Part of the Civil War 150 series of programs
Irving Weber Days Airs 8:00 pm - 9:16 pm, Tuesday April 21st
History for Lunch Airs 9:16 pm - 9:59 pm, Tuesday April 21st Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Big Brain Airs 10:00 pm - 10:52 pm, Tuesday April 21st
Wednesday April 22nd
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 6:56 am, Wednesday April 22nd K-6th graders will get their groove on with the Hancher dance artists as the electrifying ensemble mixes hip-hop with modern and and ballet for a fun-filled performance.
Family Special with Airs 7:00 am - 7:28 am, Wednesday April 22nd Special quest MusicIC
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:28 am - 7:59 am, Wednesday April 22nd Preschool Summer Reading Party: Popo Catches the Reading Bug with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther
One of a Kind Airs 8:00 am - 8:37 am, Wednesday April 22nd Ellen interviews Marilynne Robinson, award winning author and instructor at the Iowa Writer's Workshop.
One of a Kind Airs 8:37 am - 9:09 am, Wednesday April 22nd Christine Scheetz, President and CEO of United Way of Johnson County talks about her life of giving to others.
One of a Kind Airs 9:09 am - 9:47 am, Wednesday April 22nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:22 am, Wednesday April 22nd With the Iowa City Fire and Police Departments and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department
Family Storytime Airs 10:22 am - 10:59 am, Wednesday April 22nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:30 am, Wednesday April 22nd Preschool Storytime: The Sampradaya Indian Children's Dance Troupe
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:59 am, Wednesday April 22nd Family Storytime: with Debb Green
John Coy Airs 12:00 pm - 1:01 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Many boys don�t like to read. Why? In a first grade class most students are excited about letters and words and eager to learn this code. By fourth and fifth grade, however, many boys have decided they don�t like reading. John Coy, the 2010 ICPL Author in Residence, will explore some of the reasons boys get turned off from reading and offer specific suggestions to address the genuine interests of boys and engage them in reading.
Underground Railroad in Johnson County Airs 1:01 pm - 2:51 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Civil War 150: Underground Railroad in Johnson County - Recent Research Douglas W. Jones, Iowa Freedom Trail Grant Project Manager from the State Historical Society of Iowa, will give us an overview of the Underground Rail Road activities in Johnson County and how they tied into the larger underground network. Part of the Civil War 150 series of programs
Family Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:32 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Family Storytime: with Gunny the Clown
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:32 pm - 4:01 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Get your groove on as local musical Adam Hartig plays guitar and piano, featuring high energy songs for the whole family
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:01 pm - 4:45 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Join us instead for a music and drum storytelling concert featuring Deanne Wortman and her friend Scott.
Summer Reading Program 2014 Airs 4:45 pm - 5:25 pm, Wednesday April 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 5:25 pm - 5:56 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
John Coy Airs 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Wednesday April 22nd Meet ICPL�s Author-In-Residence, John Coy, and listen to him talk about his books, his writing and his life. Young adult novels provide an opportunity to explore character, plot, scene, voice and ideas. John will talk about how an author organizes these elements and the surprising amount of work that is done away from the desk. John will show examples of drafts, revisions, and advance copies to show the steps a manuscript goes through on its way to becoming a book. Questions are welcomed!
Jazz 101 Airs 7:00 pm - 8:01 pm, Wednesday April 22nd
Poetry For Lunch Airs 8:01 pm - 8:43 pm, Wednesday April 22nd
Poetry For Lunch Airs 9:00 pm - 9:57 pm, Wednesday April 22nd
International Writing Program Airs 10:00 pm - 11:31 pm, Wednesday April 22nd
Thursday April 23rd
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 6:39 am, Thursday April 23rd Travel Down Under for some of Deanne's tall tales accompanied by the melodies of Scott Koepke and his didgeridoo. Followed by "Sun and the Moon" African Tale with Kidspectacular.
Family Storytime Airs 6:39 am - 7:03 am, Thursday April 23rd Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 7:03 am - 7:27 am, Thursday April 23rd
Book Babies Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Thursday April 23rd Book Babies- Chinese Storytime: with Emily Jia D
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:46 am, Thursday April 23rd Project Green
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Thursday April 23rd Bard Freidhof, Naturalist with the Johnson County Board of Conservation with his ever-popular critters and fun-filled fact activities.
Preschool Storytime : Airs 10:31 am - 10:54 am, Thursday April 23rd Meet and greet local children's author of the Buddy Files, Dori Butler, and ICPL R.E.A.D dogs.
Summer Reading Program Airs 10:54 am - 11:29 am, Thursday April 23rd Deanne knows how to tickle your funny bone with her tall tales, accompanied by Ken on the cello. Make-a-mask crafts and Australian activity sheets.
School's Out Special Airs 11:30 am - 11:59 am, Thursday April 23rd Jambo: Join the Spring Break adventure with a fun-filled hour of games, activities, yoga, jungle obstacle course, and snacks. Sponsored by Robinson Family Wellness and Sweet Feet Yoga.
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:54 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Scandinavian/NordicFest Lecture Series Airs 1:00 pm - 2:07 pm, Thursday April 23rd The Maia Quartet explores how the music of a seemingly distant culture finds new meaning and relevance in the context of its home in Iowa. The concluding event to Scandinavian/NordicFest, this lecture/performance pulls from music of Scandinavian and Nordic composers while showing how one simple connection to a culture can foster new bonds with all ages and backgrounds.
Thinkin' Lincoln Airs 2:07 pm - 2:54 pm, Thursday April 23rd Since 1994 the Marengo Civil War Band has been entertaining crowds throughout Iowa and at the annual Boscobel, WI Civil War Enactment. Band members include brass and percussion players who share a deep interest in music and the Civil War. The band's twelve members range in age from 32 to 74 and several members are currently teaching in area schools or are retired band directors. The band uses an educational format. Before each selection a brief historical sketch is presented including interesting (and often curious) information on the composition and its composer. The music played is authentic and was performed during the Civil War.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:33 pm, Thursday April 23rd Preschool Storytime Popo's A B Cs with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:33 pm - 3:53 pm, Thursday April 23rd It's harvest time in the ICPL's Children's Garden. Chief gardener Scott Koepke will lead the harvest activities and Chef Kurt Friese will whip up some garden goodies for all to sample.
Family Special Airs 3:53 pm - 4:25 pm, Thursday April 23rd Kidspectacular
Family Storytime Airs 4:25 pm - 4:57 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Book Babies Airs 5:00 pm - 5:29 pm, Thursday April 23rd Book Babies- Chinese Storytime: with Emily Jia D
Family Storytime Airs 5:30 pm - 5:56 pm, Thursday April 23rd Storytime!
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Irving Weber Days Airs 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm, Thursday April 23rd Joni Kinsey, a faculty member of the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, will present a free lecture, "Grant Wood at the University of Iowa" at Noon in Meeting Room A. Kinsey's lecture is based on her research into Wood's years on the UI faculty. Wood taught painting in the School of Art from 1934 to 1942. This was an important time for the development of the arts at the UI, and included the founding of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
History of Johnson County Airs 7:50 pm - 8:29 pm, Thursday April 23rd
ICPL Grand Opening Celebration Airs 8:29 pm - 9:01 pm, Thursday April 23rd 06-12-04
Irving B. Weber Airs 9:01 pm - 9:58 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:00 pm - 10:29 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:29 pm - 11:00 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm, Thursday April 23rd
Friday April 24th
Popo's Puppet Festival Airs 6:00 am - 7:09 am, Friday April 24th ICPL's annual Popo's Puppet Festival is back for a Halloween special featuring our favorite clown, Popo, along with Bony Legs and the Jester Puppets!
Family Storytime Airs 7:09 am - 7:28 am, Friday April 24th
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:28 am - 7:58 am, Friday April 24th
Big Brain Airs 8:00 am - 8:45 am, Friday April 24th
Big Brain Airs 9:00 am - 9:44 am, Friday April 24th Dan Knight
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Friday April 24th Preschool Storytime : Music Together with Lauren Willberg
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:47 am, Friday April 24th Join the fun as Barb Schintler of Wilson's Orchard gives tasty apple samoles. Next, make scarecrows then go on a harvest parade to the City Plaza Children's Garden where we'll pick some pumpkins.
Family Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:25 am, Friday April 24th Family Special: Pied Piper Concert with Orchestra Iowa
Famly Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:56 am, Friday April 24th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. .
International Authors Airs 12:00 pm - 1:23 pm, Friday April 24th Speakers include: Gladyah Namukasa (Uganda), Jang Wook Lee (South Korea), Rogelio Saunders (Spain), Kyaw Win (Myanmar), Ioannis Skaragas (Greece)
International Writing Program Airs 1:30 pm - 2:55 pm, Friday April 24th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:27 pm, Friday April 24th Deb Singer
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:27 pm - 3:59 pm, Friday April 24th HyVee Food Specialist Cathy Gehris, Debbie D, and puppet friends go on a whacky grocery shopping trip and end up making stone soup. Yummy!
Family Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:43 pm, Friday April 24th Our favorite reptile wrangler brings a variety of not-so-slimy creatures including a boa constrictor, cayman, and lizards for a hands-ON event!
Family Storytime Airs 4:43 pm - 5:01 pm, Friday April 24th
Famly Storytime Airs 5:01 pm - 5:28 pm, Friday April 24th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. .
Family Storytime Airs 5:30 pm - 5:58 pm, Friday April 24th
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:38 pm, Friday April 24th Ellen Buchanan interviews Chug Wilson, son of John Wilson who opened Wilson's Sporting Goods in 1945. Chug Wilson played on the 1946 City HIgh School football team and continued to play football at the University of Iowa. Chug Wilson is the owner of Wilson's Orchard.
One of a Kind Airs 6:38 pm - 7:13 pm, Friday April 24th Ellen Buchanan interviews Fred Woodard, professor and head of the African American World Studies program at the University of Iowa.
Bill Strickland Airs 7:13 pm - 8:19 pm, Friday April 24th Author, MacArthur Fellowship "genius" award winner and Manchester Bidwell leader Bill Strickland builds partnerships to help the disadvantaged build a better future. The author of "Make the Impossible Possible" will talk about his strategies to harness creative energy and talent to improve community life for all.
One Book Two Book 2013 Airs 8:19 pm - 8:41 pm, Friday April 24th
One Book Two Book 2013 Airs 8:41 pm - 8:58 pm, Friday April 24th Anne Ylvisaker
The Merchant of Venice Airs 9:00 pm - 9:53 pm, Friday April 24th Miriam Gilbert, Professor of Shakespeare, drama, and performance criticism in the University of Iowa English Department will present "Shakespeare and 'the likeness of a Jew' Shylock, Fagin and Disraeli." This program kicks off an NEA Grant Project on The Merchant of Venice, which will be part of the 2012 Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival. This program is sponsored by The Iowa City Public Library and Riverside Theatre.
On the Centenary of the Great War Airs 10:00 pm - 10:54 pm, Friday April 24th Join the Iowa City Public Library and the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center as we mark the 100th year since the start of World War I. The Senior Center group Reading Aloud will read poetry and the Voices of Experience will sing songs from that era. Historian Loren Horten will give a presentation "Europe on the Edge of Catastrophe".