Adults

Upcoming events

Buy, Sell, and Share on Facebook

Friday, June 10, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

Have you heard of Facebook Marketplace but weren’t sure if you should try it? Have you seen recommendations for “plant swap” and “buy nothing” groups and want to learn more? Join us for the basics of safely buying, selling, and giving things away...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 8:00am

Bookmobile

Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will be popping up at the Iowa City Farmers Market from 8:00 am to 11:00 am on select Saturdays this summer. Various activities and crafts will be offered, making this a fun Farmers Market stop for all. Iowa City...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 9:00am

Other

The Johnson County Historic Poor farm west of Iowa City is now home to Grow Johnson County. Their mission is two fold: they combat food insecurity in Johnson County by donating all the produce grown on the farm to hunger relief programs in Johnson...

Adults Local History Nature & Gardening

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

Reading fiction written by authors who identify as LGBTQ+ or that has LGBTQ+ characters lets people see inside a world they may not be familiar with, but more importantly it also lets LGBTQ+ individuals see themselves in popular fiction. Not quite...

Adults Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room D

On Tuesday, June 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Abena Sankofa Imhotep, Director of Sankofa Literary and Empowerment Group of Des Moines, will facilitate a virtual screening of "Freedom," episode four of the "High on the Hog" Netflix series. On...

Adults Teens Movies

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 3:00pm

Other

Hudson's Tap is a neighborhood restaurant and bar which features many fresh and locally sourced menu items, from Burgers to “Fancy Fries” to what some say is the best Reuben in Iowa City!  Their drink menu features many whiskeys, bourbons and...

Adults Families

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A

Guest Tyler Baird, IC Superintendent of Parks & Forestry, will highlight the role native prairie plants can play in a perennial garden. Benefits of prairie natives will be discussed along with creative ways to include them in your gardens....

Adults Nature & Gardening

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room D

On Tuesday, June 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Abena Sankofa Imhotep, Director of Sankofa Literary and Empowerment Group of Des Moines, will facilitate a virtual screening of "Freedom," episode four of the "High on the Hog" Netflix series. On...

Adults Teens Book Discussion
Tour of the Digital Media Lab

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 3:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do in the library's Digital Media Lab? Join us for a tour of the space! Get a run-down of the equipment and software that's here for your creative and digitization projects. Creative projects...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Digital Media Lab Help Hours

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 4:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Note the early stop time tonight! There will be an InDesign class in the lab from 6:30-8. Want some help starting a digital media project like scanning photos, editing a video, or converting a VHS tape? A staff member can help you get started with...

Adults