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History for LunchJohnson County Historical Society Presents
Sunday December 21st
History for Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 1:56 pm, Sunday December 21st Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 2:00 pm - 3:44 pm, Sunday December 21st 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.
International Mondays Airs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Sunday December 21st The role of multinational corporations and U.S. foreign policy in the perpetuation of human rights violations in Colombia. With guest speakers David Goodner and Megan Felt, UI students
International Mondays Airs 5:00 pm - 5:38 pm, Sunday December 21st With guest speaker Philip Nelson, 2007 World Food Prize Laureate. Presented in conjunction with the UICHR.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Sunday December 21st
Donald McKayle Airs 7:00 pm - 7:59 pm, Sunday December 21st
Thinkin' Lincoln Airs 8:00 pm - 8:47 pm, Sunday December 21st 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.
SPOT Airs 9:00 pm - 9:53 pm, Sunday December 21st
Irving B. Weber Airs 10:00 pm - 10:57 pm, Sunday December 21st
Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:30 am, Monday December 22nd Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:57 am, Monday December 22nd
Book Babies Airs 6:57 am - 7:30 am, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:52 am, Monday December 22nd
History for Lunch Airs 8:00 am - 9:19 am, Monday December 22nd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 9:30 am - 9:58 am, Monday December 22nd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Preschool Musical Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Monday December 22nd Special Guest Jon Eric
Family Special Airs 10:31 am - 11:03 am, Monday December 22nd Family Special: "The Practically Perfect Frog Prince" with Kidspectacular
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:03 am - 11:27 am, Monday December 22nd Accompanied by the banjo and guitar, musician Nicole Upchurch shares "La granja" farm animal stories in Spanish and English.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:27 am - 12:00 pm, Monday December 22nd Join Spanish storyteller Ana Merino as she draws pictures to accompany her tales of wonder: "Cuentapoemas illustrado."
International Mondays Airs 12:00 pm - 12:46 pm, Monday December 22nd Tomi Castle, doctoral candidate in the UI Department of Anthropology will speak about Lesbian Identity and Activism in Urban Brazil.
One of a Kind Airs 1:00 pm - 1:32 pm, Monday December 22nd
One of a Kind Airs 1:32 pm - 2:06 pm, Monday December 22nd Ellen Buchanan interviews Karen Kubby, Iowa City artist, activist and former City Council member.
One of a Kind Airs 2:06 pm - 2:34 pm, Monday December 22nd Ellen Buchanan interviews Agnes Kuhn, Quaker, activist and extraordinary volunteer.
Family Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:37 pm, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 3:37 pm - 4:07 pm, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 4:07 pm - 4:31 pm, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 4:31 pm - 4:57 pm, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 4:59 pm - 5:31 pm, Monday December 22nd
Family Storytime Airs 5:31 pm - 5:59 pm, Monday December 22nd
One of A Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:29 pm, Monday December 22nd Ellen Buchanan interviews retired Iowa City Schools teacher Alice Kurtz.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:29 pm - 6:58 pm, Monday December 22nd
Irving Weber Days Airs 7:00 pm - 8:03 pm, Monday December 22nd 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.
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 8:03 pm - 8:35 pm, Monday December 22nd 01-23-02
Remembering the Scottish Highlanders' 75-year History Airs 9:00 pm - 9:46 pm, Monday December 22nd What are the Scottish Highlanders? How and when were they founded? What was their purpose? What were their accomplishments? Join Heather Stockman, daughter of the original director of the University of Iowa Scottish Highlanders, as she shares information about the wonderful 75-year history of this organization.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 10:00 pm - 11:26 pm, Monday December 22nd Project Green
Tuesday December 23rd
Family Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:14 am, Tuesday December 23rd 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 Storytime Airs 7:14 am - 7:51 am, Tuesday December 23rd
International Writing Program Airs 8:00 am - 9:29 am, Tuesday December 23rd
One Book Two Book 2013 Airs 9:30 am - 9:54 am, Tuesday December 23rd
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:27 am, Tuesday December 23rd Deb Singer
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 11:01 am, Tuesday December 23rd 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 Storytime Airs 11:01 am - 11:30 am, Tuesday December 23rd Family Storytime: with Nancy
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:58 am, Tuesday December 23rd
Tell Me Your Story Airs 12:00 pm - 12:31 pm, Tuesday December 23rd 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 12:31 pm - 1:02 pm, Tuesday December 23rd University of Iowa professor Margaret Keyes discusses the restoration of the Old Capitol.
The Merchant of Venice Airs 1:02 pm - 1:56 pm, Tuesday December 23rd 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.
Adult Summer Reading Program Airs 1:56 pm - 2:57 pm, Tuesday December 23rd
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:22 pm, Tuesday December 23rd with Becky Foerstner of West Music
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Tuesday December 23rd with Deanne Wortman
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:23 pm, Tuesday December 23rd It's full steam ahead with stories, songs, and interactive activities with Debbie D and Lego enthusiast Dan Daly.
Book Babies Airs 4:30 pm - 4:54 pm, Tuesday December 23rd 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 4:59 pm - 6:00 pm, Tuesday December 23rd
Beekeeping in Iowa Airs 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm, Tuesday December 23rd intro to the documentary screening of "More than Honey"
Underground Railroad in Johnson County Airs 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm, Tuesday December 23rd 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
Thinkin' Lincoln Airs 8:50 pm - 9:23 pm, Tuesday December 23rd Lance Mack, in full costume, gives a talk as President Lincoln.
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:23 pm - 9:55 pm, Tuesday December 23rd 01-23-02
Big Brain Airs 10:00 pm - 10:46 pm, Tuesday December 23rd
Wednesday December 24th
School's Out Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:40 am, Wednesday December 24th "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.
Summer Reading Program Special Airs 6:40 am - 7:12 am, Wednesday December 24th Join East Central Iowa Council of Government's Environmental Educator Kristin Simon as she teaches us about recycling, waste reduction and gas.
School's Out Special Airs 7:12 am - 7:55 am, Wednesday December 24th 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.
One of a Kind Airs 8:00 am - 8:33 am, Wednesday December 24th Ellen Buchanan interviews Gert MacQueen, professsional nurse, political activist and community volunteer.
One of a Kind Airs 8:33 am - 9:08 am, Wednesday December 24th Ellen interviews Christopher Merrill, poet and director of the International Writing Program.
One of a Kind Airs 9:08 am - 9:43 am, Wednesday December 24th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:29 am, Wednesday December 24th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:29 am - 11:00 am, Wednesday December 24th Preschool Storytime: Sing & Play & Learn Today with Becky Foerstner from West Music.
School's Out Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:55 am, Wednesday December 24th The Chasing 4 Life crew present "what to do when hurricanes rage and tornadoes sweep the country." Through disaster preparedness, the focus is on tornado safety, environmental issues, climate change, and the importance of home disaster kits
Sapna Thoottahil Airs 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm, Wednesday December 24th Join ICPL and ECO Iowa City for a reading and Q&A with Sapna Thottahil, PhD the author of "India’s Organic Farming Revolution: What It Means for Our Global Food System." She is an advocate of sustainable food systems and has over nine years of experience working on food and agriculture, from production to consumption and local to global, with a variety of stakeholders.
Irving Weber Days Airs 1:00 pm - 2:13 pm, Wednesday December 24th
Irving Weber Days Airs 2:13 pm - 2:53 pm, Wednesday December 24th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:18 pm, Wednesday December 24th 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.
Spring Break School's Out Special Airs 3:18 pm - 3:52 pm, Wednesday December 24th 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 4:00 pm - 4:38 pm, Wednesday December 24th Join Babaloon with his zany antics and bag full of tricks and magical mayhem.
Family Storytime Airs 4:38 pm - 5:00 pm, Wednesday December 24th Andrea Flemming
School's Out Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm, Wednesday December 24th The Chasing 4 Life crew present "what to do when hurricanes rage and tornadoes sweep the country." Through disaster preparedness, the focus is on tornado safety, environmental issues, climate change, and the importance of home disaster kits
Visiting Authors Airs 6:00 pm - 6:56 pm, Wednesday December 24th Dr. Nick Trout reading from LOVE IS THE BEST MEDICINE: What Two Dogs Taught One Veterinarian About Hope, Humility, and Everyday Miracles
SPOT Airs 7:00 pm - 7:53 pm, Wednesday December 24th
Poetry For Lunch Airs 8:00 pm - 8:42 pm, Wednesday December 24th
Poetry For Lunch Airs 9:00 pm - 9:57 pm, Wednesday December 24th
International Authors Airs 10:00 pm - 11:12 pm, Wednesday December 24th Today's presenters: Nell Regan (Ireland), Dorothy Tse (Hong Kong), Alexandra Petrova (Russia/Italy) and Ajit Baral (Nepal).
Thursday December 25th
Storytime Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:43 am, Thursday December 25th Go on the Reading Road trip with IPTV's Dan Wardell!
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:43 am - 7:28 am, Thursday December 25th Dan Wardell, popular host of the IPTV Kids Clubhouse, returns for two special Reading Road Trip programs at ICPLthis June. 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, "Be Creative @ Your Library." Wardell will inspire and tell amazing stories to kids and parents plus offer a special prize to all who attend. No registration required - seating is on a first-come, first served basis. Please note the special event times - the same program will be done at both.
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:58 am, Thursday December 25th st
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:30 am, Thursday December 25th Linda Naeve Project Green
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Thursday December 25th 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.
Family Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:59 am, Thursday December 25th Family Storytime: with Debb Green
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:25 am, Thursday December 25th Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Dragon with stories, music, and a giant dragon dance.
Family Storytime Airs 11:25 am - 11:55 am, Thursday December 25th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:43 pm, Thursday December 25th
Glass Art Airs 1:00 pm - 2:36 pm, Thursday December 25th 07-15-06
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:35 pm, Thursday December 25th With Craig Johnson
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:35 pm - 3:59 pm, Thursday December 25th Accompanied by the banjo and guitar, musician Nicole Upchurch shares "La granja" farm animal stories in Spanish and English.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:59 pm - 4:29 pm, Thursday December 25th Nancy Westlake and friends return with Horton and puppet shenanigans.
Family Storytime Airs 4:30 pm - 4:59 pm, Thursday December 25th
Family Storytime Airs 5:00 pm - 5:28 pm, Thursday December 25th
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:30 pm - 6:04 pm, Thursday December 25th Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with magic and clowning of Baballoon
Big Brain Airs 6:04 pm - 6:48 pm, Thursday December 25th
Adult Summer Reading Program Airs 7:00 pm - 7:59 pm, Thursday December 25th Adult Summer Reading Program - Carnegie Libraries of Iowa
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 8:00 pm - 8:54 pm, Thursday December 25th Midwest Farming During the Great Depression. Chey M. Ness.
Early Iowa City Airs 8:54 pm - 9:29 pm, Thursday December 25th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:29 pm - 9:51 pm, Thursday December 25th
One of a Kind Airs 10:00 pm - 10:32 pm, Thursday December 25th Christine Scheetz, President and CEO of United Way of Johnson County talks about her life of giving to others.
One of a Kind Airs 10:32 pm - 11:10 pm, Thursday December 25th
One of a Kind Airs 11:10 pm - 11:42 pm, Thursday December 25th
Friday December 26th
Family Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:41 am, Friday December 26th 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."
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:41 am - 6:58 am, Friday December 26th
Tweens on Tuesday Airs 7:00 am - 7:57 am, Friday December 26th 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.
Elizabeth Strout Airs 8:00 am - 8:59 am, Friday December 26th 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.
Adult Summer Reading Program Airs 9:00 am - 9:59 am, Friday December 26th Adult Summer Reading Program - Carnegie Libraries of Iowa
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Friday December 26th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:58 am, Friday December 26th We'll be whipping up fruit smoothies with Master Gardener and Dietitian Carol Throckmorton and Debbie D. Music, parachute activities, and tasty snacks.
Summer Reading Program Airs 11:00 am - 11:46 am, Friday December 26th Celebrated author Jack Gantos shares stories of his life and creative process with our K-6th grade audience.
Eco Iowa City Airs 12:00 pm - 1:21 pm, Friday December 26th Join ECO Iowa City to learn how to make a simple rain barrel to improve water quality and reduce the amount of runoff at your home. Presentation by Chant Eicke, Master Gardener and environmental scientist and wetland delineator with EarthView Environmental, LLC.
Visiting the Beyond Airs 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm, Friday December 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:31 pm, Friday December 26th
Family Storytime Airs 3:31 pm - 4:00 pm, Friday December 26th
Family Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:26 pm, Friday December 26th
Tweens on Tuesday Airs 4:26 pm - 5:23 pm, Friday December 26th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 5:23 pm - 5:58 pm, Friday December 26th 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.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:00 pm - 6:28 pm, Friday December 26th Dorothy Moeller, speech pathologist and author of "Living with Change," discusses her life in Iowa City.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 6:30 pm - 6:59 pm, Friday December 26th
Big Read Airs 7:00 pm - 8:01 pm, Friday December 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.
IC Book Fest 2013 Airs 8:01 pm - 8:52 pm, Friday December 26th Susanna Daniel, Gregory Galloway and Larry Watson join International Writing Program participant Lili Mendoza (Panama). Authors will discuss the importance of setting in their work.
Visiting Author Airs 8:52 pm - 9:53 pm, Friday December 26th Augusten Burroughs reads from his newest work.
Jackson Pollock's MURAL Airs 10:00 pm - 11:18 pm, Friday December 26th 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.
Saturday December 27th
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:32 am, Saturday December 27th It's Irish fiddlin' fun so kick up your heels to the Irish tunes of the Drollingers.
Family Storytime Airs 6:32 am - 6:58 am, Saturday December 27th Debb
School's Out Special Airs 7:00 am - 7:58 am, Saturday December 27th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:58 am - 8:28 am, Saturday December 27th Sarah Horgen of the U of I Museum of Natural History brings dinosaur fossils to examine along with puppets and storytelling with Debbie D.
Family Storytime Airs 8:30 am - 9:04 am, Saturday December 27th Kidspectacular members perform "Frog and Toad Together" and "Muppet Mania" followed by music and activities with Debbie D.
Family Storytime Airs 9:04 am - 9:21 am, Saturday December 27th
Family Storytime Airs 9:30 am - 9:59 am, Saturday December 27th
Family Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Saturday December 27th
Family Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:58 am, Saturday December 27th
Family Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:43 am, Saturday December 27th Our favorite reptile wrangler brings a variety of not-so-slimy creatures including a boa constrictor, cayman, and lizards for a hands-ON event!
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 12:00 pm - 1:46 pm, Saturday December 27th Project Green
One of a Kind Airs 2:00 pm - 2:52 pm, Saturday December 27th
One of a Kind Airs 2:52 pm - 3:40 pm, Saturday December 27th Ellen Buchanan interviews long-time Johnson County Attorney J. Patrick White about his life and work.
History of Johnson County Airs 4:00 pm - 4:38 pm, Saturday December 27th
History for Lunch Airs 4:38 pm - 4:50 pm, Saturday December 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Historic Houses of Iowa City Airs 4:50 pm - 4:57 pm, Saturday December 27th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 5:00 pm - 6:25 pm, Saturday December 27th Al Grady
Iowa Centennial Parade 1939 Airs 6:25 pm - 6:55 pm, Saturday December 27th A color film from Iowa City's 1939 Centennial celebration.
Intellectual Freedom Fest Airs 7:00 pm - 8:02 pm, Saturday December 27th 2002 Carol Spaziani
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 8:02 pm - 9:01 pm, Saturday December 27th
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 9:01 pm - 9:53 pm, Saturday December 27th
All I Could Be Airs 10:00 pm - 10:43 pm, Saturday December 27th In her new memoir "All I Could Be: My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq" journalist Miyoko Hikiji details her over 70 missions throughout the northwest quadrant of Iraq in 2003-2004. Ms. Hikiji served with the Iowa National Guard for nine years, and earned 14 military decorations for service. She is the project director for the non-profit group Veterans National Recovery Center in Iowa, and an instructor for the "Writing My Way Back Home" workshop. She will read from her new memoir and sign copies of her book. Copies will be for sale at the event.