Upcoming events

Graphic Design Hangout

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 5:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you love to make things in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, GIMP, Canva, or other graphic design software? Would doing it around others at this specific time motivate you to finally start or finish a project, experiment more, and share...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 7:00pm


Legal Thrillers are subgenre of both crime and thriller fiction where the main characters are lawyers or members of the legal profession (ex: prosecutors) and their employees and clients. Often, crusading lawyers become so involved in proving their...

Adults Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 10:30am

Digital Media Lab

Have you ever wondered about your family tree? Not sure how to start searching for your ancestors? Come join us for an Introduction to Genealogy. From what questions to ask and where to start searching to how to keep track of the information you...

Adults Classes & Workshops Genealogy

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 12:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Talk by University of Iowa Information Literacy Librarian Timothy Arnold. During this talk you will learn strategies that you can use every day to distinguish quality credible sources online from disinformation. We will discuss some important terms...

Adults Teens Guest Speaker
Digital Media Lab Help Hours

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 2:00pm

Digital Media Lab

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 a project, problem-solve struggles with our software and hardware, or just show you what...


Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 4:00pm


Enjoy delicious award-winning Pagliai's Pizza today and grow the Iowa City Public Library at the same time. Eat Out to Read every Thursday in September from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Pagliai's Pizza is at 302 E Bloomington St in historic northside Iowa City....

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room E

Get one-on-one help with your writing from Kirkwood Community College writing faculty at the Community Writing Center. Resumes, applications, op-eds, reports, essays, legal documents, creative writing of all types— all writing is welcome! Walk-in 20...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops
Lo-Fi Animation Using Photoshop

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

In this casual skillshare session, we will use Photoshop (in all the wrong ways– though is there a wrong way?) to make short, crude (lo-fi, naive, etc) animations like this one. (Sure, one could call them animated GIFS, if you wish.) Attendees needn...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Friday, September 16, 2022 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The International Authors series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are part of the 2022 Fall Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The...


Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 8:00am


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 season. Various activities and crafts will be offered, making this a fun Farmers Market stop for all. Iowa City...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Music