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Wednesday July 23rd
Samuel Kirkwood Airs 1:34 pm - 1:41 pm, Wednesday July 23rd cts
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Jeff Schabilion
School's Out Special Airs 3:00 pm - 3:58 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Goggles..check. Protective gloves...check. Earplugs...check. Get ready for another explosive program with the Hawk-Eyes on Science from the U of I Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Family Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:34 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Kidspectacular members perform "Frog and Toad Together" and "Muppet Mania" followed by music and activities with Debbie D.
Family Storytime Airs 4:34 pm - 4:56 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Andrea Flemming
School's Out Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:58 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Goggles..check. Protective gloves...check. Earplugs...check. Get ready for another explosive program with the Hawk-Eyes on Science from the U of I Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Peter Catalanatto Interview Airs 6:00 pm - 6:54 pm, Wednesday July 23rd
LIVE Stargazing Basics Airs 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Stargazing Basics and a Tour of the Summer and Fall Sky. Brent Studer will be here to give us a basic introduction to stargazing. Part of the 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program.
Stamp Collecting Airs 9:00 pm - 10:03 pm, Wednesday July 23rd
Author Interview Airs 10:03 pm - 11:09 pm, Wednesday July 23rd Andrea Flemming and Katherine Habley interview authors Mary Jane and Herm Auch. The Auchs visited 3rd and 4th grade students in the ICCSD October 17-21. Their numerous collaborative picture and early chapter books include the Princess and the Pizza as well as several chapter books such as One-handed Catch by Mary Jane Auch alone.
Thursday July 24th
Spring Break Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:45 am, Thursday July 24th Spring Break Special: Garden Party with Scott Koepke and Kevin B. F. Burt. Scott Koepke, the Garden Guru, demonstrates what it takes to plant a regular and a Mudshake Garden. From soil, to plant, to food, follow the red wiggler worms as they help create a pizza garden with everyone's favorite foods: pizza and French fries. Special musical accompaniment and garden parade with Kevin B. F. Burt and the Red Wiggler Worm Band.
Family Special Airs 6:45 am - 7:32 am, Thursday July 24th There'll be a whole lotta clappin', stompin', spinnin', and hoppin goin' on when musician Colin O'Brien rolls into town with his banjo, fiddle, and guitar.
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:32 am - 7:58 am, Thursday July 24th
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:25 am, Thursday July 24th Project Green
LIVE Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip Airs 9:30 am - 10:00 am, Thursday July 24th LIVE Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip
Kidspectacular Airs 10:00 am - 10:29 am, Thursday July 24th The kids find booty
LIVE Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Thursday July 24th LIVE Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:27 am, Thursday July 24th Preschool Storytime: Shadow Puppet Show with Deanne Wortman
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:27 am - 11:58 am, Thursday July 24th Preschool Storytime : Kindermusik Fun with Becky Foerstner from West Music
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:46 pm, Thursday July 24th
Intersections Airs 1:00 pm - 2:14 pm, Thursday July 24th
Irving Weber Days Airs 2:14 pm - 2:45 pm, Thursday July 24th Weber Days 2010 is happy to present The Post Horns, a French-horn musical group from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center. Feel free to bring a lunch and enjoy the music of The Post Horns.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:23 pm, Thursday July 24th It's full steam ahead with stories, songs, and Brio train building with Dan Daly and Debbie D.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 3:56 pm, Thursday July 24th It's gobble gobble time with Johnson County's critter expert, Brad Freidhof of Kent Park. Hands-on activities and stories.
Kidspectacular Airs 4:00 pm - 4:29 pm, Thursday July 24th The kids find booty
Choose Your Own Adventure Airs 4:30 pm - 4:58 pm, Thursday July 24th 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.
Family Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:46 pm, Thursday July 24th There'll be a whole lotta clappin', stompin', spinnin', and hoppin goin' on when musician Colin O'Brien rolls into town with his banjo, fiddle, and guitar.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:43 pm, Thursday July 24th
History for Lunch Airs 7:00 pm - 7:46 pm, Thursday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 8:00 pm - 8:50 pm, Thursday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 9:00 pm - 9:53 pm, Thursday July 24th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:00 pm - 10:33 pm, Thursday July 24th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:33 pm - 11:03 pm, Thursday July 24th 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.
Friday July 25th
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 6:23 am, Friday July 25th Chinese and Korean self defense demonstrations.
Family Special Airs 6:23 am - 7:04 am, Friday 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."
Family Storytime Airs 7:04 am - 7:28 am, Friday July 25th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:57 am, Friday July 25th 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.
Heirloom Gardens Airs 8:00 am - 9:43 am, Friday July 25th 1997
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Friday July 25th with City Ballet of Iowa Get happy feet and learn some simple Spanish.
Family Storytime Airs 10:31 am - 10:58 am, Friday July 25th Kidspectacular presents Wiley and the Hairy Man and an Underground Railroad tale followed by crafts.
Family Special with Airs 11:00 am - 11:28 am, Friday July 25th Special quest MusicIC
Summer Reading Program Airs 11:28 am - 11:58 am, Friday July 25th 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.
International Authors Airs 12:00 pm - 1:12 pm, Friday July 25th Today's presenters: Nell Regan (Ireland), Dorothy Tse (Hong Kong), Alexandra Petrova (Russia/Italy) and Ajit Baral (Nepal).
The Merchant of Venice Airs 1:30 pm - 2:23 pm, Friday July 25th 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.
Author Interview Airs 2:23 pm - 2:55 pm, Friday July 25th
Family Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Friday July 25th 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.
Family Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Friday July 25th Swing to the music and sway to the beat with West Music's Becky Foerstner.
Family Special with Airs 4:00 pm - 4:28 pm, Friday July 25th Special quest MusicIC
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:28 pm - 4:58 pm, Friday July 25th with Sarah Horgen
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:56 pm, Friday July 25th 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 - 6:33 pm, Friday July 25th
One of a Kind Airs 6:33 pm - 7:09 pm, Friday July 25th
Palace Thief Airs 7:09 pm - 8:45 pm, Friday July 25th
Visiting Author Airs 8:45 pm - 9:23 pm, Friday July 25th
Author Interview Airs 9:30 pm - 9:57 pm, Friday July 25th
Depths of Winter Airs 10:00 pm - 11:31 pm, Friday July 25th An Afternoon of Storytelling for Children and Adults
Saturday July 26th
Family Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:14 am, Saturday July 26th Join the fun at ICPL's annual laugh-o-rama featuring the library's own Kidspectacular presenting "Tasty belly Buttons" at 10:30 followed by "Popo's Spooky Fun" with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther at 11:15. At noon students of Pat's Learning Adventure take center stage with "The Tale of Blanca Flor the Maya Princess" puppet show followed by make-and-take-it crafts, refreshments, and a Where the Wild Things Are Rumpus and Parade with A.C.E. Experiment and Yahoo Drummers on the Ped Mall. Don't miss it!
Family Special Airs 7:14 am - 7:44 am, Saturday July 26th Featuring classical music for children played by a percussion ensemble, this concert is one of the Pied Piper Series and co-sponsored by Orchestra Iowa and the Iowa City Public Library.
Thinkin Airs 7:44 am - 9:01 am, Saturday July 26th Kickoff the Thinkin
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:01 am - 9:40 am, Saturday July 26th Nancy Westlake and f riends Whiskers and Rhyme come to life in this fun-filled drama.
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:40 am - 10:13 am, Saturday July 26th
LIVE Bubble Wonders Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Saturday July 26th LIVE Bubble Wonders with Geoff Akins
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:31 am, Saturday July 26th Jenny's back with toe-tapping tunes and musical activities guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. with BF Burt
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:31 am - 11:58 am, Saturday July 26th Whirl and twirl with Edith and Sarah Barragan.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm, Saturday July 26th Mark Zilis, author of "The Hosta Handbook," and 2001 winner of the American Hosta Society Distinguished Service Award, will present his review of hostas in the landscape, the best types of hostas, and the best ways to grow robust, healthy plants. Project Green
One of a Kind Airs 2:00 pm - 2:31 pm, Saturday July 26th
One of a Kind Airs 2:31 pm - 3:04 pm, Saturday July 26th Double bass player, composer, and retired University of Iowa School of Music professor Eldon Obrecht discusses his life.
One of a Kind Airs 3:04 pm - 3:35 pm, Saturday July 26th Ellen Buchanan interviews Ignacio Ponseti, orthopedic surgeon and professor at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
One of a Kind Airs 3:35 pm - 4:06 pm, Saturday July 26th
History for Lunch Airs 4:06 pm - 4:53 pm, Saturday July 26th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 5:00 pm - 5:42 pm, Saturday July 26th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 6:00 pm - 7:01 pm, Saturday July 26th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
World AIDS Day Airs 7:01 pm - 8:31 pm, Saturday July 26th Panel discussion organized by the University of Iowa Student National Pharmaceutical Association.
Dictionaries and Democracy Airs 8:31 pm - 9:57 pm, Saturday July 26th
The Ultimate Cheapskate Airs 10:00 pm - 10:59 pm, Saturday July 26th He brandishes an ax in this show.
Sunday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:28 am, Sunday July 27th
Book Babies Airs 6:30 am - 6:51 am, Sunday July 27th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:51 am - 7:25 am, Sunday July 27th
Family Storytime Airs 7:25 am - 7:56 am, Sunday July 27th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
School's Out Special Airs 8:00 am - 8:51 am, Sunday July 27th Kick up your heels to Irish music, dancing, and a St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring Acoustic Mayhem and We 3 Riverdancers. This Spring Break event is free and open to families and children of all ages.
School's Out Special Airs 9:00 am - 9:33 am, Sunday July 27th School's Out Special: The Comedy Magic of Rick Eugene
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:33 am - 10:00 am, Sunday July 27th
School's Out Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:41 am, Sunday July 27th 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 10:41 am - 11:15 am, Sunday July 27th "The Magic Paint Brush" with Deanne Wortman
School's Out Special Airs 11:15 am - 11:58 am, Sunday July 27th 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.
ICPL Grand Opening Celebration Airs 12:00 pm - 12:32 pm, Sunday July 27th 06-12-04
History for Lunch Airs 12:32 pm - 12:44 pm, Sunday July 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Irving B. Weber Airs 1:00 pm - 1:57 pm, Sunday July 27th
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 2:00 pm - 3:41 pm, Sunday July 27th Liz Maas Project GREEN
History for Lunch Airs 3:41 pm - 3:52 pm, Sunday July 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm, Sunday July 27th Rehman Rashid
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 5:20 pm - 5:49 pm, Sunday July 27th A look back at the past 16 years of IFF from 1996-2011
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Sunday July 27th
Irving Weber Days Airs 7:00 pm - 8:17 pm, Sunday July 27th Remember those house parties where folks just rolled up the rugs, pulled out the instruments and danced? Wish you remembered them? Listen, jam and dance with some of Iowa's best Old Time musicians from Eastern Iowa. Guy and Hannah Drollinger, Bob and Kristie Black, and Alan and Aleta Murphy will play a mixture of bluegrass, Old Time and Irish tunes. They'll also talk about their musical influences, family music-making and the Eastern Iowa style.
Obermann Center Presents Airs 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm, Sunday July 27th Panel discussion on the stage adaption of “Invisible Man” by Oren Jacoby and directed by Christopher McElroen. Panelists: Jacoby, McElroen, Horace Porter, Michael Hill, Lena Hill
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 10:00 pm - 11:26 pm, Sunday July 27th
Monday July 28th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:30 am, Monday July 28th
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 7:03 am, Monday July 28th
Family Storytime Airs 7:03 am - 7:28 am, Monday July 28th
Family Storytime Airs 7:28 am - 7:58 am, Monday July 28th
Irving Weber Days Airs 8:00 am - 9:17 am, Monday July 28th Remember those house parties where folks just rolled up the rugs, pulled out the instruments and danced? Wish you remembered them? Listen, jam and dance with some of Iowa's best Old Time musicians from Eastern Iowa. Guy and Hannah Drollinger, Bob and Kristie Black, and Alan and Aleta Murphy will play a mixture of bluegrass, Old Time and Irish tunes. They'll also talk about their musical influences, family music-making and the Eastern Iowa style.
F.W. Kent Airs 9:17 am - 9:52 am, Monday July 28th A slideshow from and of the collection.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:35 am, Monday July 28th With Craig Johnson
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:35 am - 10:52 am, Monday July 28th Preschool Storytime : Mother Goose Fairyland Scavenger Hunt Join Mother Goose and Debra Pughe on a fairyland adventure.
Summer Reading Program Airs 10:52 am - 11:29 am, Monday July 28th Ahoy mateys! Kick off the school-age Summer Reading Program: learn about life on the high seas and pirate weapons; create a treasure trove of crafts; join in a treasure hunt and beware when Blackbeard himself visits... so be there you scurvy dogs!
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:58 am, Monday July 28th Family Storytime: with Nancy
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 12:00 pm - 12:51 pm, Monday July 28th with Skywalker Payne
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:24 pm, Monday July 28th Accompanied by the banjo and guitar, musician Nicole Upchurch shares "La granja" farm animal stories in Spanish and English.
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:24 pm - 4:11 pm, Monday July 28th Celebrated author Jack Gantos shares stories of his life and creative process with our K-6th grade audience.
Family Storytime Airs 4:11 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday July 28th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 4:30 pm - 4:55 pm, Monday July 28th
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:54 pm, Monday July 28th 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.
Lois Lowry - Author Visit Airs 7:06 pm - 8:11 pm, Monday July 28th Lois Lowry - Author Visit
Visiting Author Airs 8:11 pm - 8:52 pm, Monday July 28th Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor Father Greg Boyle reading from his work of nonfiction "Tattoos on the Heart". Father Boyle will be signing his book after the reading and copies will be available to purchase through on-site sales from Prairie Lights Bookstore.
Author Visit Airs 9:00 pm - 9:57 pm, Monday July 28th "Growing up Country: Memories of an Iowa Farm Girl" author Carol Bodensteiner will discuss her book and invite participants to share their story of growing up in Iowa
Second Sunday Garden Forum: From Plant to Plate Airs 10:00 pm - 11:16 pm, Monday July 28th With guest Susan Appleget-Hurst. Herbs bring you to the perfect intersection of easy gardening and flavorful cooking. Find out how to start your own herb garden, whether it’s in a few flower pots or in a backyard plot. Learn how to raise, harvest and preserve your own freshly-snipped herbs. Susan will offer many great growing tips and recipes in this presentation. Susan Appleget-Hurst is the former editor and publisher of IowaGardener.com and The Iowa Gardener’s Guide. Later she was employed at the Meredith Corporation as the associate editor for Country Gardens, editor of Garden Shed, and senior associate editor for garden and outdoor living at Better Homes and Gardens.
Tuesday July 29th
Book Babies Airs 6:00 am - 6:24 am, Tuesday July 29th 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.
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:58 am, Tuesday July 29th
SRP Special Guest Airs 7:00 am - 7:48 am, Tuesday July 29th Sarah Prineas is back with Lost, the second book in the Magic Thief series. Hawk-eyes on Science will come see if, like Conn, they can speak to the magic with explosions. Part of the Grades 4-6 Summer Reading Program. A book signing will follow the program. Books may be purchased at the Library from Iowa Book & Supply immediately before and after the program.
International Writing Program Airs 8:00 am - 9:29 am, Tuesday July 29th
Author Interview Airs 9:29 am - 9:59 am, Tuesday July 29th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Tuesday July 29th 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, Tuesday July 29th Meet and greet local children's author of the Buddy Files, Dori Butler, and ICPL R.E.A.D dogs.
Summer Reading Program Airs 11:00 am - 11:46 am, Tuesday July 29th Kids will join our zany scientist to save a Viking ship from a rogue wave; blastoff a rockship; blow up ballons; create a stalagmite; and shoot foam from a water hose. Followed by the official Summer Reading Program grand finale party.
One of a Kind Airs 12:00 pm - 12:53 pm, Tuesday July 29th
Author Interview Airs 1:00 pm - 1:59 pm, Tuesday July 29th Katherine Habley interviews children's author Deborah Wiles about her life and work.
Author Interview Airs 2:00 pm - 2:44 pm, Tuesday July 29th 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 - 3:19 pm, Tuesday July 29th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 4:03 pm, Tuesday July 29th Preschool Storytime Popo's A B Cs with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:03 pm - 4:47 pm, Tuesday July 29th Celebrate the end of "Dream Big...Read "Summer Reading Program with prizes and the fascinating magic of David Casas
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:47 pm - 5:59 pm, Tuesday July 29th Do you know the difference between a butterfly and a moth? a katydid and a walking stick? Kathleen Ziemer of "ButterfliZ of Iowa" brings live butterflies and caterpillars, pass-around specimens, games and stories. She's joined by local kid insect-collectors Jens and Jonah Dancer who share their fascination with everything crawly.
Friends of Historic Preservation Airs 6:00 pm - 6:59 pm, Tuesday July 29th
Irving Weber Days Airs 7:00 pm - 8:34 pm, Tuesday July 29th
Irving B. Weber Statue Airs 8:34 pm - 9:04 pm, Tuesday July 29th The documentary about the creation of the Irving B. Weber statue that is on the corner of Iowa Avenue and Linn Street in Downtown Iowa City.
Irving Weber Days Airs 9:04 pm - 9:56 pm, Tuesday July 29th David R. McMahon, Assistant Professor of History, Kirkwood Community College-Iowa City Campus and others will discuss the history of Iowa Hawkeye Athletics.
Big Brain Airs 10:00 pm - 10:45 pm, Tuesday July 29th