Upcoming events

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:30pm


A Virtual Car Ownership Class for Teens and Young Adults

Chaya Milchtein is an automotive educator, freelance writer, and empowerment speaker. At Mechanic Shop Femme, she believes that education is empowerment, and we are all about...

Adults Teens
Intro to Kanopy

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm


Have you tried Kanopy yet? With an Iowa City Public Library card, local residents can stream up to 15 films each month! Learn how to navigate Kanopy's collection of over 26,000 documentaries, art films, and world cinema, which can be...

Adults Classes & Workshops

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

Board Room

Board Meeting minutes and agendas are available at

An Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:30am


If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the pace of online life these days, check out this event!

Digital minimalism is a philosophy which involves thinking critically about the benefits and costs of the digital tools in our lives. We’ll...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00pm


Contemporary Romance is a subset of the Romance genre which often contains elements that date the story, and are often set in or near the time they are written. The older the book gets, the more the story or the characters become unrelatable for...

Adults Book Discussion

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:30pm

Other, Online

Roxane Gay is a bestselling, award-winning author, professor, editor, and social commentator. Local Libraries LIT is thrilled to present Roxane Gay during a unique hour-long online program featuring a reading and opportunity to interact. 


Adults Teens Author Visit
All the news that's fit to read!

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00pm


Here's your chance to get an overview on the various news-related resources offered by ICPL! Learn how to get access to the New York Times and Washington Post online, where to go to find specific articles and other news items, and what...

Adults Classes & Workshops

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:00pm


Join us for our next event, where we will discuss Chinua Achebe's 1958 work, "Things Fall Apart." From the New York Times:


“If you don’t like someone’s story,” Chinua Achebe told The Paris Review in 1994, “write your own...

Adults Book Discussion

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 7:00pm


Join ICPL and members of Green Iowa AmeriCorps for a discussion of the documentary Riverblue - Can Fashion Save The Planet.

This documentary is available FREE with your library card on Watch it at your leisure and join us for...

Adults Movies

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:00pm


Enjoy delicious Pagliai's Pizza and raise funds for the Iowa City Public Library at the same time. Every Thursday in May, you can call 319-351-5073 to order for carryout or curbside pickup from 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

Located at 302 E Bloomington...

Adults Families