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Saturday July 23rd
Spring Break Special Airs 9:00 am - 9:52 am, Saturday July 23rd Stop by ICPL to kick off spring with a bang! Comedy Magician, Rick Eugene, is back with a side splitting, smile making, doldrums breaking spring break special for the entire family. This show is sure to leave you laughing, wondering and inspired for the new season. Rick Eugene Brammer is an area magician, his shows are designed for the entire family, are action packed and fun filled. Stop by ICPL during spring break for a magical time!
School's Out Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:40 am, Saturday July 23rd School's Out Special: Popo's Spring Surprise Popo the clown is getting ready for spring! Join Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther as they share Popo's excitement and preparations with us.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:40 am - 10:54 am, Saturday July 23rd Come hear the Regina 5th and 6th grade orchestra! Students will be sharing music and information about their instruments as well as providing an instrument "petting zoo".
Masked Marvels Summer Reading Program Airs 10:54 am - 11:31 am, Saturday July 23rd Explore the buried gems of the past and discover the heroes of Iowa's fossil record with Sarah Horgen from the University of Iowa's Museum of Natural History.
Choose Your Own Adventure Airs 11:31 am - 12:00 pm, Saturday July 23rd This event is designed for boys Grades 3-6 and their fathers (or primary parent or guardian), and will include activities (putt putt golf, Wii games, bicycle tire and brake repair, taking apart a computer, rod and reel casting, and more!) that will appeal to their penchant for action, hands on exploration, competition, and a "touch of danger", while encouraging them to become interested in reading and using books. Refreshments and safety gear provided.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 12:00 pm - 1:53 pm, Saturday July 23rd Project Green
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:00 pm - 2:31 pm, Saturday July 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:31 pm - 2:59 pm, Saturday July 23rd recorded January 1990.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Saturday July 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 3:29 pm - 4:00 pm, Saturday July 23rd
Local Lore Airs 4:00 pm - 5:03 pm, Saturday July 23rd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Local Lore Airs 5:03 pm - 5:32 pm, Saturday July 23rd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Local Lore Airs 5:32 pm - 6:40 pm, Saturday July 23rd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
International Mondays Airs 7:00 pm - 7:44 pm, Saturday July 23rd With guest speaker Susan Birrell, UI Professor, Department of Exercise Science.
International Mondays Airs 8:00 pm - 8:57 pm, Saturday July 23rd Dangerous Charities? Anti-Terrorism Policy and the Nonprofit Sector in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada after September 11th. Presented by Mark Sidel, Professor of Law and Faculty Scholar
International Mondays Airs 9:00 pm - 9:54 pm, Saturday July 23rd Guest speaker: Ari Samsky, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, University of Iowa’s Global Health Studies Program
Author Visit Airs 10:00 pm - 11:03 pm, Saturday July 23rd From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize: the much-anticipated final volume, following "Some Luck" and "Early Warning", of her acclaimed American trilogy—a richly absorbing new novel that brings the remarkable Langdon family into our present times and beyond.
Sunday July 24th
A SPOT Program Airs 6:00 am - 7:24 am, Sunday July 24th
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:51 am, Sunday July 24th
Family Storytime Airs 7:51 am - 8:22 am, Sunday July 24th
Family Storytime Airs 8:30 am - 8:57 am, Sunday July 24th
Summer Reading Program Airs 9:00 am - 9:46 am, Sunday July 24th Celebrated author Jack Gantos shares stories of his life and creative process with our K-6th grade audience.
Family Storytime Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Sunday July 24th From stories to music--musical renditions of picture books by MusicIC.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:31 am - 11:00 am, Sunday July 24th
Spring Break Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:53 am, Sunday July 24th Stop by ICPL to kick off spring with a bang! Comedy Magician, Rick Eugene, is back with a side splitting, smile making, doldrums breaking spring break special for the entire family. This show is sure to leave you laughing, wondering and inspired for the new season. Rick Eugene Brammer is an area magician, his shows are designed for the entire family, are action packed and fun filled. Stop by ICPL during spring break for a magical time!
History for Lunch Airs 12:00 pm - 12:47 pm, Sunday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 1:48 pm, Sunday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
ECO Iowa City Airs 2:00 pm - 3:06 pm, Sunday July 24th In their documentary "King Corn", Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis hope to learn more about America's food by moving to Greene, Iowa and planting an acre of corn. They follow their crop as it moves into the food supply, showing how corn affects the way Americans eat and farm. 2007. 88 minutes. Ian Cheney, King Corn writer and co-producer will lecture after the showing of the film. Co-sponsored by One Community, One Book.
Eco Iowa City Airs 3:06 pm - 4:13 pm, Sunday July 24th Connie Mutel will read from her new anthology A Watershed Year Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008 published by the University of Iowa Press. Other readers include Witold Krajewsk, Wayne Petersen, and John Castle.
World AIDS Day Airs 4:13 pm - 5:42 pm, Sunday July 24th Panel discussion organized by the University of Iowa Student National Pharmaceutical Association.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Sunday July 24th
Scoring Olympic Wrestling Airs 7:00 pm - 7:56 pm, Sunday July 24th Hosted by former Hawkekye wrestlers Jeff McGinness and Matt Lepic, with demonstrations by Iowa City high school wrestlers. Find out what to look for when you're attending the USA Wrestling Olympic Trials on April 21 and 22 in Iowa City. Two former National Champions explain with help from talented Iowa City student wrestlers.
Music is the Word Airs 8:00 pm - 8:44 pm, Sunday July 24th Music is the Word: Music on Friday Please join students from the University of Iowa School of Music as they share a hour of music over the lunch break. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the amazing talent of our University of Iowa students.
Yellow Rose of Suffrage Airs 9:00 pm - 9:46 pm, Sunday July 24th
History for Lunch Airs 10:00 pm - 10:43 pm, Sunday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Monday July 25th
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:21 am, Monday July 25th
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:56 am, Monday July 25th Debb
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:26 am, Monday July 25th
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Monday July 25th
Irving Weber Days Airs 8:00 am - 8:50 am, Monday July 25th 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.
Helen Lemme - a history Airs 9:00 am - 9:41 am, Monday July 25th Part of the 2015 Weber on Wednesday series. Sixth-grade girl history detectives, all students from Lemme Elementary School will present a program about their school's namesake, African-American civil rights advocate Helen Lemme.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:47 am, Monday July 25th
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:29 am, Monday July 25th
School's Out Special Airs 11:30 am - 11:59 am, Monday July 25th 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.
Money Smart Week Airs 12:00 pm - 12:56 pm, Monday July 25th Jennifer Broich and Katie Carmody of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union will present Understanding Credit Scores. Learn how to interpret a credit report, the actions that can have a negative impact on your credit, and how to improve your credit. Avoiding Identity Theft.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 1:00 pm - 1:27 pm, Monday July 25th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 1:27 pm - 2:01 pm, Monday July 25th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:01 pm - 2:34 pm, Monday July 25th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:31 pm, Monday July 25th Preschool Storytime: Sing & Play & Learn Today with Becky Foerstner from West Music.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:31 pm - 3:50 pm, Monday July 25th Today Sara May and Lauren will be joining us from the Preucil School of Music, Music Together program. They will be sharing songs, fingerplays and action rhymes with children and their families.
Family Special Airs 3:50 pm - 4:31 pm, Monday July 25th As part of the Iowa City Book Festival, Dan Wardell, popular host of the IPTV Kids Clubhouse, returns for two special Reading Road Trip programs at ICPL this month. Iowa Public Television is partnering with libraries to promote summer reading, and the Reading Road Trip is tied to this year's summer reading theme, "One World, many Stories."
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:31 pm - 5:19 pm, Monday July 25th 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.
Summer Reading Program 2014 Airs 5:19 pm - 5:59 pm, Monday July 25th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:00 pm - 6:29 pm, Monday July 25th Dean Marion L. Huit discusses his experiences in China and his 32 years with the University of Iowa, where he was Dean of Students during the 1960s and 1970s.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:29 pm - 6:58 pm, Monday July 25th Dr. Lewis January
Author Visit: Caroline Fraser Airs 7:00 pm - 7:59 pm, Monday July 25th Caroline Fraser will be here to discuss her new Library of America book "The Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder" which contains "Little House in the Big Woods," "Farmer Boy," "Little House on the Prairie" and "On the Banks of Plum Creek".
Geraldine Brooks Airs 8:00 pm - 8:56 pm, Monday July 25th Prairie Lights Books and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor a visit from Geraldine Brooks. She will be reading from her New York Times Bestselling novel "CALEB’S CROSSING," followed by a question and answer session.
Author Visit Airs 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Monday July 25th 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
ECO Iowa City Airs 10:00 pm - 11:10 pm, Monday July 25th Thomas McInerney, iowa city architect, offers valuable tips for making your older home more energy efficient.
Tuesday July 26th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:29 am, Tuesday July 26th
Family Storytime Airs 6:29 am - 7:00 am, Tuesday July 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:23 am, Tuesday July 26th
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Tuesday July 26th
International Writing Program Airs 8:00 am - 9:31 am, Tuesday July 26th
Author Interview Airs 9:31 am - 9:58 am, Tuesday July 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:21 am, Tuesday July 26th Today Sara May and Lauren will be joining us from the Preucil School of Music, Music Together program. They will be sharing songs, fingerplays and action rhymes with children and their families.
Family Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:48 am, Tuesday July 26th Celebrate Deaf Awareness Week with AmyRuth McGraw, ASL professor, and University of Iowa students. Hear and see a story told with American Sign Language. Learn to fingerspell your name and other sign language activities.
Family Storytime Airs 10:48 am - 11:15 am, Tuesday July 26th
School's Out Special Airs 11:15 am - 11:59 am, Tuesday July 26th Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem of Cedar Rapids' master magician.
One of a Kind Airs 12:00 pm - 12:34 pm, Tuesday July 26th
One of a Kind Airs 12:34 pm - 1:10 pm, Tuesday July 26th
Big Read Airs 1:10 pm - 2:11 pm, Tuesday July 26th Join us at the Iowa City Public Library as local area experts discuss the works of Bradbury and his lasting impact on the science fiction genre.
Editorial Cartoonist Brian Duffy Airs 2:11 pm - 2:58 pm, Tuesday July 26th Longtime Des Moines Register editorial cartoonist Brian Duffy shares work from Brian Duffy's Iowa Caucus Cartoons: Watch 'Em Run.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Tuesday July 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 3:59 pm, Tuesday July 26th Preschool Storytime : Stone Soup Storytime with Special Guests Chef Kurt Friese and Scott Koepke
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm, Tuesday July 26th Follow the clues and take a mystery trip around the world with super sleuth Deanne Wortman, John Lake, and Habeas Corpus members Nora Garda and Mark McCusker. K-6th grade.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:54 pm, Tuesday July 26th 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.
Friends of Hickory Hill Park Airs 6:00 pm - 6:44 pm, Tuesday July 26th Friends of Hickory Hill Park Presented by Bernie Knight 08-07-03
Irving Weber Days Airs 7:00 pm - 8:17 pm, Tuesday July 26th
Brown Bag Lunch Airs 8:17 pm - 9:07 pm, Tuesday July 26th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:07 pm - 9:58 pm, Tuesday July 26th Jeff Schabilion
Big Brain Airs 10:00 pm - 10:45 pm, Tuesday July 26th
Wednesday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:22 am, Wednesday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 7:00 am, Wednesday July 27th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:31 am, Wednesday July 27th Nancy Westlake and friends return with Horton and puppet shenanigans.
Book Babies Airs 7:31 am - 7:59 am, Wednesday July 27th Casey Lambert will present a special Book Babies storytime in Spanish.
One of a Kind Airs 8:00 am - 8:35 am, Wednesday July 27th Ellen Buchanan interviews real estate developer Marc Moen. Marc discusses his days as a trial lawyer and his hobby-turned-career of creating a vibrant downtown for Iowa City.
One of a Kind Airs 8:35 am - 9:05 am, Wednesday July 27th Ellen interviews Jim Mondanaro, restaurateur and yoga instructor.
One of a Kind Airs 9:05 am - 9:37 am, Wednesday July 27th Ellen Buchanan interviews Earle Murphy, 68 year resident of Iowa City, owner of Bremer's Men's Shop and Hawkeye fan of all seasons.
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:24 am, Wednesday July 27th Join Orchestra Iowa's talented woodwind quartet as they introduce preschool-aged children to the beat of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert absolutely FREE!
Storytime Puppet Special Airs 10:24 am - 11:02 am, Wednesday July 27th Eulenspiegel's adaptation of this beloved Grimms fairy tale uses delightfully crafted miniature Bohemian marionettes created by puppeteer Monica Leo. The set is an extra-large pop-up storybook also designed and created by Leo. The script, laced with wit and whimsy, was written by puppeteer Teri Jean Breitbach. The production was directed by well-known director Michael Sokoloff. In addition to seven puppets, the cast includes a wacky, flamboyant storyteller who relates to the audience as well as the puppets.
School's Out Special Airs 11:02 am - 11:27 am, Wednesday July 27th Join Darwin Turner Action Theatre members as they transport us back in time with magical storytelling followed by crafts and activities.
Family Special Airs 11:27 am - 12:00 pm, Wednesday July 27th For more than 100 years the enchanting stories of Beatrix Potter's animal friends have delighted readers young and old. On Saturday, March 28, meet Miss Potter in person at the Iowa City Public Library. Miss Potter will be portrayed by Robin Cline of Usher's Ferry who will share stories from her life as well as several of her favorite tales like "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck." Boo Boo Bunny and puppet crafts for kids are included. This program is part of a series of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids events that celebrate "Fresh Threads of Connection: Mother Nature and British Women's Authors." Featuring a special exhibit at the University of Iowa's Old Capitol Museum, the series features ten British women writers and their unique relationships with nature. Partners in the series include UI Old Capitol Museum, UI Museum of Art, Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Public Libraries, Usher's Ferry, the 2009 British Women's Writers Conference (through UI Department of English), and Barnes & Noble.
Community Reading Month Airs 12:00 pm - 12:54 pm, Wednesday July 27th 2004
History for Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm, Wednesday July 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 1:50 pm - 2:55 pm, Wednesday July 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:33 pm, Wednesday July 27th Local storyteller, Judy Nyren, will be joining us again today. Be sure to stop by the children's storytime room to see what wonderful surprises she has in store for us!
Caped Crusaders Airs 3:33 pm - 3:58 pm, Wednesday July 27th Caped Crusaders: Scott Koepke New Pi Soilmates organic garden educator, Scott Koepke, is kicking off the summer reading program with a sprout! Come learn about composting, the plant life cycle and get your hands dirty gardening with Scott.
Family Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 5:01 pm, Wednesday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 5:01 pm - 5:29 pm, Wednesday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 5:30 pm - 5:56 pm, Wednesday July 27th
All Iowa Reads Airs 6:00 pm - 6:58 pm, Wednesday July 27th Leif Enger 10-18-03
Glass Art Airs 7:00 pm - 8:36 pm, Wednesday July 27th 07-15-06
40+ Years on A Bike Airs 9:00 pm - 9:53 pm, Wednesday July 27th Iowa City's own Dr. Oscar Beasley began riding his bike to work during the 1970s due to the cost of gas. This soon led him to riding long distance rides all over the world. More than 40 years later, and now in his late 80s, Dr. Beasley is still at it. Join us at ICPL to learn more about his adventures on two wheels. Part of the 2016 ASRP
International Mondays Airs 10:00 pm - 10:58 pm, Wednesday July 27th With Roger Cressey, Former Director for Transnational Threats at the National Security Council; President, Good Harbor Consulting
Thursday July 28th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:28 am, Thursday July 28th Family Storytime: with Nancy
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 7:00 am, Thursday July 28th
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:36 am, Thursday July 28th Storytime
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:36 am - 8:00 am, Thursday July 28th
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:44 am, Thursday July 28th Rita Minard is a Polk County Master Gardener, a member of the American Clematis Society, and an avid clematis collector and grower. She has over 100 clematis plants in her own gardens. Rita will offer suggestions on planting, pruning, displaying and photographing different varieties of clematis.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:33 am, Thursday July 28th Local storyteller, Judy Nyren, will be joining us again today. Be sure to stop by the children's storytime room to see what wonderful surprises she has in store for us!
Family Storytime Airs 10:33 am - 11:04 am, Thursday July 28th Dancers from the Champagne Irish Dance studio will be performing for us today! We will be learning about, watching and participating in some traditional Irish dances.
Family Storytime Airs 11:04 am - 11:50 am, Thursday July 28th Children and adults of all ages are invited to a special evening program of storytelling by SPOT Family Arts Adventure artist, David Gonzalez, plus other area storytellers. Besides David Gonzalez, featured performers will include Dave Panther, Perry Ross, Deanne Wortman, and Debb Green.
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm, Thursday July 28th
Poetry For Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 1:57 pm, Thursday July 28th
Poetry For Lunch Airs 2:00 pm - 2:34 pm, Thursday July 28th 04-02-02
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:32 pm, Thursday July 28th Today Emily Jia will be helping us celebrate the Lantern Festival! Traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar calendar, the Lantern Festival marks the last day of the Chinese or lunar New Year celebration.
Preschool Dance Storytime Airs 3:32 pm - 3:57 pm, Thursday July 28th Come on and dance! Today's performance will be full of music and movement. Come prepared to clap, cheer and learn from dancers and instructors from the Nolte Academy of Dance.
Family Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Thursday July 28th 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.
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:30 pm - 4:59 pm, Thursday July 28th Get down with the beat and celebrate the opening of our Summer Reading Programming with the Yahoo Drummers. Followed by a parade onto the Ped Mall with percussion instruments, giant puppets, and the Pickle Bucket Band.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm, Thursday July 28th Balloon master Daniel Poe delights all with his awesome balloon art. Audience members dress up in balloon costumes and act out funny stories as part of the "Dig Up a Good Book"
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:47 pm, Thursday July 28th
History for Lunch Airs 7:00 pm - 8:19 pm, Thursday July 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 8:19 pm - 9:04 pm, Thursday July 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 9:04 pm - 9:45 pm, Thursday July 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
One of a Kind Airs 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Thursday July 28th
One of a Kind Airs 10:30 pm - 11:04 pm, Thursday July 28th
Friday July 29th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:25 am, Friday July 29th
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:56 am, Friday July 29th
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:26 am, Friday July 29th Debb
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:56 am, Friday July 29th
Ukulele Social Club Airs 8:00 am - 9:57 am, Friday July 29th A mix of music, stories and information about ukuleles and ukulele playing. One ukulele will be given away at the end of the event!
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:29 am, Friday July 29th Stop by the library to celebrate national Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Casey and students from Regina. We will be getting a preview of their upcoming show, Beauty and the Beast.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:58 am, Friday July 29th Stop by the children's department for a taste of the Music Together program led by teachers from Preucil School of Music. We will be participating in songs, rhymes and musical games geared for early learning and literacy.
Masked Marvels Summer Reading Program Airs 11:00 am - 11:49 am, Friday July 29th Talespinner and troubadour, Darrin Crow, is bringing his storytelling prowess back to ICPL
International Writing Program Airs 12:00 pm - 1:24 pm, Friday July 29th Elena Bossi: Argentina Chris Chryssopoulos: Greece Penelope Todd: New Zealand Lindsay Simpson: Australia Alexander Ulanov: Russia Beaudelaine Pierre: Haiti
International Authors Airs 1:30 pm - 2:57 pm, Friday July 29th Can the writing of poetry and prose be learned, and taught? Have you been a teacher, or a student of creative writing? In many parts of the world, the US included, this pedagogic enterprise is booming. But how does this model appear in the international context. Speakers: Yahya Abdellatif, Dung Kai Cheung , Fedosy Santaella, Mabrouck Rachedi The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with Writers in Residence from around the world at the UI International Writing Program.
Book Babies Airs 3:00 pm - 3:23 pm, Friday July 29th
Family Storytime Speical Airs 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Friday July 29th Join violin-fiddle duo Tricia Park and Taylor Morris in this special family concert as they explore a genre-bending program of music from traditional classical fair to contemporary world music as well as American and Celtic fiddle tunes
Spring Break School's Out Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:33 pm, Friday July 29th It's musical fun as the Kidspectacular players perform 2 puppet and creative dramatic shows: "Move Over" and "The Lion's Share" followed by an African Safari obstacle course with North Liberty's Synergy Gymnastics.
School's Out Special Airs 4:33 pm - 4:56 pm, Friday July 29th 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 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm, Friday July 29th Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day and kick up your heels to the traditional and modern Celtic tunes of Iowa City's own Beggarmen.
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:31 pm, Friday July 29th
One of a Kind Airs 6:31 pm - 7:06 pm, Friday July 29th
Little Free Libraries Airs 7:06 pm - 8:27 pm, Friday July 29th Todd Bol with the Little Free Libraries will speak about the project
One Book Two Book 2013 Airs 8:30 pm - 8:54 pm, Friday July 29th
Lunch at the Library Airs 9:00 pm - 9:59 pm, Friday July 29th Shelly Grace
Jackson Pollock's MURAL Airs 10:00 pm - 11:18 pm, Friday July 29th 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.