Adults

Upcoming events

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
Layout and Printing for Zines & Pamphlets Using InDesign

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 6:30pm

Digital Media Lab

* This event is FULL, but more people are welcome to sit in without following along on a computer, or bring your own device with InDesign. No need to register for either of those options. * Learn the basics of using Adobe InDesign software to make...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 6:30pm

Bookmobile

Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. These events occur weekly, on Thursdays, from 6:30-8:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, the ICPL Bookmobile, arts and crafts, and treats...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Music

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room D

Ever wanted to build your own world? Are you fascinated by terrariums or succulents? We'll supply the containers, the succulents, and the rest of the supplies. All you need is your imagination and the willingness to get a little dirty....

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 11:00am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

Celebrate Juneteenth in our Neighborhood with local community members and groups at Mercer Park on June 18 from 11am-3pm. The Bookmobile will be on site for mobile library service to honor this holiday.

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families