Families

Upcoming events

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

For Storytime this morning, we are joining in on the action at Mercer for Tot Time Monster Mash, happening from 9:30-11:30! In addition to all of the fun activities going on at Tot Time, we will host a special outdoor Halloween Storytime at 10:30!...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Online

Join us in person for a Special Book Babies Program, StoryJam with Miss Casey! StoryJam is a music and movement program designed to model, encourage, and facilitate music-making as an early literacy skill. Book Babies is geared towards ages 0-2...

Kids Babies Families Music

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:30am

Other

This is a rain makeup date for last week's rained out Pumpkin Storytime at Wilson's. Please join us this morning for Storytime, crafts and more! Halloween costumes are encouraged! Do you love going to pumpkin patches and picking out the...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 1:30pm

Online

Join us for Book Babies at 1:30 pm! This is a Livestreamed event that was recorded earlier and is being broadcast on the Library's YouTube Channel. Have fun together for a Special Book Babies Program, StoryJam with Miss Casey! StoryJam is a...

Kids Babies Families Music

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 5:00pm

Bookmobile, Other

Join in on the fun down at the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp from 5-7pm. Iowa City Parks & Rec will be offering ghostly carnival games, spooky experiments, and prizes, oh my! The Bookmobile will be open for browsing with other creepy activities as...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

There's a chill in the air! Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes featuring pumpkins, crisp fall leaves, and maybe a friendly monster or two.

Kids Families Storytimes

Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Everyone loves the classic mosaic tissue paper pumpkin craft for Halloween! We'll provide the materials you need to make a pumpkin or jack-o-lantern stained glass decoration for the window. Sunday Fun Days are returning to a mainly in-person...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Online

Join us every Monday for a special Spanish Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Raquel! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Spanish and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Masks...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

Join us every Tuesday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Chinese and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Masks...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Join us for a late afternoon Loteria game! Today is the last day of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This holiday is a celebration of life, not mourning the death of a family member, so we are celebrating with a traditional Mexican game for...

Kids Families Gaming & Pop Culture