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Wednesday May 27th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:27 am, Wednesday May 27th
Family Storytime Airs 6:27 am - 6:55 am, Wednesday May 27th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:55 am - 7:29 am, Wednesday May 27th
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:58 am, Wednesday May 27th st
Tell Me Your Story Airs 8:00 am - 8:29 am, Wednesday May 27th
Family Special -Ring in the New Year Airs 10:00 am - 10:26 am, Wednesday May 27th Ring in the New Year: Ely Belles and Beaus Hand Bell Choir Come ring in the New Year with the First Presbyterian Church of Ely
LIVE Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:30 am, Wednesday May 27th LIVE Preschool Storytime: with Morgan
Family Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:59 am, Wednesday May 27th Family Storytime: with Debb Green
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:26 am, Wednesday May 27th Do you want to learn to dance like Jewel and Blu in the movie Rio? Do you like music that tells stories? Join us for dance, music, and storytelling. Come and get ready for Iowa City Carnaval 2014 on the Iowa Arts Festival Children's Day, June 7th!
Family Storytime Airs 11:26 am - 11:56 am, Wednesday May 27th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
LIVE Weber Days Event Airs 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Wednesday May 27th LIVE Weber Days Event: “Images of America: Coralville” by Timothy Walch
History for Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 2:01 pm, Wednesday May 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 2:01 pm - 2:32 pm, Wednesday May 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 2:32 pm - 3:01 pm, Wednesday May 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:01 pm - 3:28 pm, Wednesday May 27th Preschool Storytime : Japanese Picture Tales with Deanne
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 3:56 pm, Wednesday May 27th It's happy feet time when Adam and friends are in the house. With toe-tapping, high energy guitar and piano music guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
Family Special Airs 3:56 pm - 4:27 pm, Wednesday May 27th Featuring classical music for children played by a string quartet, this concert is one of the Pied Piper Series and co-sponsored by Orchestra Iowa and the Iowa City Public Library
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:27 pm - 4:57 pm, Wednesday May 27th Nancy Westlake and friends return with Horton and puppet shenanigans.
Family Storytime Airs 5:00 pm - 5:29 pm, Wednesday May 27th
Book Babies Airs 5:30 pm - 5:58 pm, Wednesday May 27th Casey Lambert will present a special Book Babies storytime in Spanish.
Author Interview Airs 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm, Wednesday May 27th
LIVE Weber Days Event Airs 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Wednesday May 27th LIVE Weber Days Event: History of Iowa City's Grocery Stores
Jackson Pollock's MURAL Airs 8:30 pm - 9:48 pm, Wednesday May 27th 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.
International Mondays Airs 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Wednesday May 27th Presented by Kristin McHugh, senior radio producer for the Stanley Foundation, and Keith Porter, executive radio producer for the Stanley Foundation.
Thursday May 28th
School's Out Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:03 am, Thursday May 28th Kick up your heels, whirl, and twirl to the Irish tunes of the Beggarmen.
Family Special Airs 7:03 am - 7:52 am, Thursday May 28th Family Special: Saint Patrick's Day Hooley with the Beggarmen It's everyone is Irish Day so, to celebrate, kick up your heels to the Celtic tunes of Iowa City's very own Beggarmen.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:38 am, Thursday May 28th Project Green
History for Lunch Airs 9:38 am - 9:49 am, Thursday May 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Family Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:29 am, Thursday May 28th
LIVE Bilingual Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Thursday May 28th LIVE Bilingual Preschool Storytime: with Casey
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:31 am, Thursday May 28th Preschool Storytime: Sing & Play & Learn Today with Becky Foerstner from West Music.
Big Brain Airs 11:31 am - 12:12 pm, Thursday May 28th
Big Brain Airs 12:12 pm - 12:57 pm, Thursday May 28th
Happy Birthday Charles Dickens Airs 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm, Thursday May 28th In honor of Charles Dickens’ 200th Birthday, the Iowa City Public Library will hold a panel discussion on Charles Dickens, his novel Oliver Twist, and how his work continues to speak to the issues our community faces today. Panelists include: Teresa Mangum, Professor of Victorian Literature in the University of Iowa English Department Jeffrey Cox, Professor of British Social, Imperial, and Religious History in the University of Iowa History Department Miriam Gilbert, Professor of Shakespeare, drama, and performance criticism in the University of Iowa English Department Sarah Benson Witry, Food Bank and Emergency Assistance Director at The Crisis Center of Johnson County
Bach to Work Airs 2:30 pm - 2:37 pm, Thursday May 28th Iowa City cellist Anthony Arnone brought his “Bach to Work” to ICPL. The morning of October 14th Arnone began playing in the ICPL Lobby just before the Library opened to the public, and he played for over an hour. Library Channel staff videotaped the event, and we will soon be broadcasting this event.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Thursday May 28th Preschool Storytime : Stone Soup Storytime with Special Guests Chef Kurt Friese and Scott Koepke
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 3:58 pm, Thursday May 28th Preschool Storytime : Music Together with Lauren and Whitney of Preucil School of Music
Spring Break Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm, Thursday May 28th 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.
School's Out Special Airs 4:45 pm - 5:47 pm, Thursday May 28th Join our friends from the University of Iowa Department of Physics and Astronomy for an electrifying and explosive program guaranteed to shock and amaze you.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Thursday May 28th
History for Lunch Airs 7:00 pm - 7:41 pm, Thursday May 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm, Thursday May 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 8:45 pm - 9:51 pm, Thursday May 28th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
One of A Kind Airs 10:00 pm - 10:32 pm, Thursday May 28th Ellen Buchanan interviews Bruce Gantz, doctor of Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
One of A Kind Airs 10:32 pm - 11:04 pm, Thursday May 28th
Friday May 29th
Family Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:54 am, Friday May 29th Family Special: Popo's Puppet Festival "Shiver Me Timbers: A Pirates Tale with Kidspectacular; "Popo's Spooky Fun" with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther; Giant Puppet and Pickle Bucket Band Parade; Full Moon Puppet Show's Liz Schacterle performs "Three Vignettes" : "An Afternoon Nap,"The Hug," and "Snow." and "Bony Legs" with Buffy Quintero
Elizabeth Strout Airs 8:00 am - 8:59 am, Friday May 29th Elizabeth Strout - Author Visit Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library co-sponsor a visit from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout. She will be discussing her new novel, "The Burgess Boys." Tender, tough-minded, loving, and deeply illuminating about the ties that bind us to family and home, "The Burgess Boys" is Elizabeth Strout’s newest and perhaps most astonishing work of literary art.
Author Interview Airs 9:00 am - 9:59 am, Friday May 29th Katherine Habley interviews children's author Deborah Wiles about her life and work.
Schools Out Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:56 am, Friday May 29th Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:29 am, Friday May 29th Come learn, laugh and enjoy making sounds with educators from the Preucil School of Music.
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:55 am, Friday May 29th
International Writing Program Airs 12:00 pm - 1:12 pm, Friday May 29th 10-9-02
International Authors Airs 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm, Friday May 29th Today's speakers: Ian Rosales Casocot, Philippines; Laura Fish, England; Xu Zechen, China; Albana Shala, Netherlands; Ismail Bala, Nigeria.
Family Special Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Friday May 29th Kidspectacular presents "Red Riding in the Hickory Hill Hood" and "Frog and Toad Are Friends," followed by Spring Fling fun activities and "Tell Us Your Family Story" with The Carnaval Arts project.
Family Special Airs 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Friday May 29th Family Special: "The Monkey and the Crocodile" Puppet Show with Justin Cornett-Olsson. Count your lucky crocodiles in this Indian tale about friendship Followed by a puppet craft
Family Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:31 pm, Friday May 29th
Family Storytime Airs 4:31 pm - 4:59 pm, Friday May 29th
Book Babies Airs 5:00 pm - 5:24 pm, Friday May 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 5:30 pm - 5:58 pm, Friday May 29th
One of A Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:28 pm, Friday May 29th Ellen Buchanan interviews David Hensley of the UI Entrepreneurship Center.
One of a Kind Airs 6:30 pm - 7:04 pm, Friday May 29th
Author Interview Airs 7:04 pm - 7:40 pm, Friday May 29th with Deanne Wortman
Visiting Author Airs 7:40 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday May 29th Chuck Klosterman reads from his new novel, "The Visible Man"
Author Interview Airs 9:00 pm - 9:59 pm, Friday May 29th Katherine Habley interviews children's author Deborah Wiles about her life and work.
Visiting the Beyond Airs 10:00 pm - 11:20 pm, Friday May 29th
Saturday May 30th
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 7:03 am, Saturday May 30th Travel back in time with the American Girls and experience life in days gone by. Try on costumes, play games, share recipes, play with toys, dance to the music, and have a tea party.
Schools Out Special Airs 7:03 am - 7:59 am, Saturday May 30th Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem.
Preschool Dance Party Airs 8:00 am - 8:27 am, Saturday May 30th Preschool Dance Party with Kate Jochum
Preschool Storytime Airs 8:30 am - 8:59 am, Saturday May 30th Preschool Storytime : Stone Soup Storytime with Special Guests Chef Kurt Friese and Scott Koepke
Family Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:23 am, Saturday May 30th
Family Storytime Airs 9:23 am - 9:55 am, Saturday May 30th
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:55 am - 10:35 am, Saturday May 30th Preschool Storytime: Chinese New Year
Family Storytime Airs 10:35 am - 11:02 am, Saturday May 30th Storytime!
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:02 am - 11:33 am, Saturday May 30th Preschool Storytime: Dance with Rebecca Bachar Temple Studio of Fine Art and Dance Director, Rebecca Bachar, will be demonstrating and teaching modern rhythmic movement. Rebecca is certified in Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Instruction.
Family Storytime Airs 11:33 am - 11:55 am, Saturday May 30th Andrea Flemming
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 12:00 pm - 1:14 pm, Saturday May 30th Longtime Project GREEN volunteer and Iowa Master Gardener Marilou Gay will discuss easy ways to give your garden the mood that you want.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 1:14 pm - 1:47 pm, Saturday May 30th Project Green
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:00 pm - 2:38 pm, Saturday May 30th Ellen Buchanan interviews University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:38 pm - 3:10 pm, Saturday May 30th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 3:10 pm - 3:37 pm, Saturday May 30th
Proud of the Name Soldier Airs 4:00 pm - 4:52 pm, Saturday May 30th Presented by guest speaker Leslie A Schwalm, Professor of History and African American Studies, University of Iowa. Part of the Civil War 150 Series
Underground Railroad in Johnson County Airs 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm, Saturday May 30th 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
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 7:00 pm - 7:59 pm, Saturday May 30th Barbara Mack
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 8:00 pm - 8:58 pm, Saturday May 30th Dale Ross
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 9:00 pm - 9:58 pm, Saturday May 30th
Visiting Author Airs 10:00 pm - 11:01 pm, Saturday May 30th Augusten Burroughs reads from his newest work.
Sunday May 31st
Winter Break Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:34 am, Sunday May 31st Winter Break Special: Shimek After School Special Holiday Extravaganza Pop and rock with Shimek Elementary students who will perform some toe-tapping tunes, both contemporary and classic.
School's Out Special Airs 6:34 am - 6:57 am, Sunday May 31st 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 7:00 am - 7:43 am, Sunday May 31st 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.
Family Storytime Airs 8:00 am - 8:29 am, Sunday May 31st
Family Storytime Airs 8:30 am - 8:56 am, Sunday May 31st
Family Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:24 am, Sunday May 31st
Family Storytime Airs 9:30 am - 9:58 am, Sunday May 31st
Book Babies Airs 10:00 am - 10:21 am, Sunday May 31st 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 10:21 am - 10:52 am, Sunday May 31st Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:47 am, Sunday May 31st
Irving Weber Presents Airs 12:00 pm - 1:55 pm, Sunday May 31st Irving Weber, Iowa City Historian, presents to the 'First Club' on Feb. 21, 1992 regarding Iowa City's history.
Incredible Bats! Airs 2:00 pm - 3:13 pm, Sunday May 31st Sharon Peterson from Incredible Bats in New Lenox, IL will be here to dispel the many myths surrounding these incredible creatures with a multimedia presentation for all ages
Four Seasons Garden Club Airs 3:13 pm - 4:02 pm, Sunday May 31st
Obermann Airs 4:02 pm - 5:31 pm, Sunday May 31st Dr. Mary Cohen will share her work with the Oakdale Prison Choir Project and the Iowa Department of Corrections. The choir is made up of men incarcerated at IMCC, community members, and faculty.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:44 pm, Sunday May 31st
Harvest Lecture Airs 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm, Sunday May 31st Standing By Words Center: Iowa Project on Place Studies
Intersections Airs 8:05 pm - 9:18 pm, Sunday May 31st
Irving Weber Days Airs 9:18 pm - 9:49 pm, Sunday May 31st 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.
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 10:00 pm - 10:50 pm, Sunday May 31st Jeff Schabilion
Monday June 1st
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:39 am, Monday June 1st Come get in the Halloween spirit with the author and illustrator of My Very Silly Monster, Tim Read!
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:32 am, Monday June 1st 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 Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Monday June 1st Come learn, laugh and enjoy making sounds with educators from the Preucil School of Music.
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm, Monday June 1st Join us for a fun musical storytime with Deb Singer, followed by stories with Casey
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:00 pm - 6:29 pm, Monday June 1st
Tuesday June 2nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:29 am, Tuesday June 2nd Preschool Storytime : Stone Soup Storytime with Special Guests Chef Kurt Friese and Scott Koepke
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Tuesday June 2nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 3:58 pm, Tuesday June 2nd Preschool Storytime : Music Together with Lauren and Whitney of Preucil School of Music
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:58 pm - 4:29 pm, Tuesday June 2nd Preschool Storytime with Ellen Buchanan