Adults

Upcoming events

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Want to start a vegetable or flower garden, but don’t want to invest in large quantities of seeds? Want to try growing something new? Do you have extra seeds that you'd like to share with other gardeners? Join us for the Third Annual...

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Want to get some help starting a digital media project like scanning photos, editing a video, or converting a VHS? A staff member can help you get started with a project, troubleshoot hardware, or give you an orientation to the room. Stop in to...

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Join us to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop with a Wacom Intuos tablet to digitally “paint” a portrait for gift-giving or to adorn the walls of your home. No artistic talent is required! Higher level computer skills and comfort may be...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00am

Digital Media Lab

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A

Andrew Tubbs, a graduate student in musicology at the University of Iowa, will discuss how some early 20th century music and movies reinforced the eugenics movement, which promoted the “purification” of the human race by eliminating certain...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room E

Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second Floor Training Lab. Resumes, applications, test prep practice, reports, creative...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

Digital Media Lab

What is bioethics, and why is it important? What new ethical dilemmas arise with new scientific advancements? Where should the line be drawn with applications using Gene Therapy, Cloning, and CRISPR?

Presenter: Bryant McAllister

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D

Please join us for this special Women's History Month event about learning to lead and make change, with Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, and Monique Galpin, Iowa City health care advocate and and President of the UI...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 11:00am

Digital Media Lab

Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Want to get some help starting a digital media project like scanning photos, editing a video, or converting a VHS? A staff member can help you get started with a project, troubleshoot hardware, or give you an orientation to the room. Stop in to...