Families

Upcoming events

Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

The season of snow is here, so its time to look to the sky for snowflakes and birds! Using round shapes, create a snowy owl collage out of newspaper and colored paper.

Register for Sunday Fun Day Craft-To-Go Kits from the events page with...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

Can you believe the Iowa City Public Library turns 125 this year! That's even older than your nana! Join Children's Staff this morning for a fun live storytime on Zoom where we'll share stories and songs about celebrations and you...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Winter is so very COZY! Hopefully you're working on a good book inside cozy and warm for the Winter Reading Program, but in the meantime, you can also cozy up with this fun craft! Make a 3D winter town with little buildings and snow!

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Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Other

It's 1/25 and the Iowa City Public Library is 125 years young this year! Celebrate with this Eat Out to Read at Oasis, the Falafel Joint, in historic Northside Iowa City.

Everyone is invited to enjoy fabulous fresh Mediterranean...

Adults Families

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

NOTE: This craft works best with access to tacky glue or a hot glue gun if you want to avoid the snow inside the snow globe leaving the globe!

Make a cozy little winter scene in a cup! We'll provide you with a mini-bottle brush tree...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 6:00pm

Online

We are bringing back monthly family night activities with ready to-go kits that can be picked up during our Lobby Grab and Go hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. Look for a new activity each month, and you can even request a book bundle with five...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, February 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

For Black History Month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of February using the app Libby. This week we are highlighting...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

Happy Valentine's Day from the Children's Staff! Join us this morning for a live Storytime all about love and friendship with some fun books, songs and rhymes! Please register for this event to receive the Zoom login info and a reminder...

Kids Families Storytimes

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

For Black History Month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of February using the app Libby. This week we are highlighting...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

In honor of Black History Month, this week our storytimes released on social media will have a focus on stories of achievements, perseverance, courage and talent that make up history of African Americans. Join us for a new story each day!

Kids Babies Families Storytimes