Upcoming events

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 7:00pm


Have you ever wished that there were a way to keep track of all the things you’re thinking of, doing, need to be doing and want to be doing, but just aren’t? Are you looking to get more organized and be more productive in 2021? Bullet Journaling...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm


Enjoy a great meal from Hudson's Iowa City this evening knowing that the Iowa City Public Library will benefit too.

A very generous percentage of all sales on December 2 from 4-8pm will be donated by Hudson's Iowa City, to the...

Adults Families

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:00pm


An online discussion of the documentary Bag It - Is Your Life Too Plastic?

An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely....

Adults Movies

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 7:00pm


Grab a cup of tea, your latest craft project, and your digital device to join fellow local crafters online as we gather again for casual conversation about what we are working on and anything else that strikes our fancy.

Register here to...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 1:00pm


Hola, bonjour, konnichiwa, and ni hao!

There's never been a better time to learn a language with one of the library's three online services: Mango Languages, Little Pim (Mango for kids), and Transparent Language. In this class...

Adults Classes & Workshops

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 6:30pm


Join us for an interactive workshop to learn more about how and why schools and neighborhoods in the Midwest remain segregated in many ways. What is "redlining"? Has anyone ever asked you where the "good" schools are? Do you...

Adults Teens Families Classes & Workshops Current Issues Guest Speaker

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 7:00pm


Let's talk about our relationships with our smartphones!  If you've become even more attached to your phone during the pandemic, noticed a change in your attention span, or fought to beat a doomscrolling habit, you're not alone. 


Adults Teens Book Discussion Classes & Workshops

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:00pm


Join us for the first meeting of ICPL's Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club! We will meet via Zoom to discuss "Dune" by Frank Herbert. Feel free to join us, whether or not you've finished the book!

Borrow a book with Grab & Go...

Adults Book Discussion

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 5:00pm

Board Room

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Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 4:00pm


Join us for a discussion of Hope Jahren's The Story of More - how we got to Climate change and where do we go from here.

In The Story of More, Hope Jahren illuminates the link between human habits and our imperiled planet. She takes...

Adults Book Discussion