Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.

Families

Upcoming events

Tuesday, December 7, 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

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Other

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks from Nodo today and boost the Iowa City Public Library too! This special Eat Out to Read is happening at two Iowa City locations featuring delicious sandwiches, wraps, salads, soup, sweet treats and more! ...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

StoryJAM is a music and movement program designed to model, encourage, and facilitate music-making as an early literacy skill. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate as much as possible. Masks are required for all individuals over the...

Kids Babies Families Music Storytimes

Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

We are kicking off the Winter Reading Program for all ages this weekend, so join us for a very special storytime to celebrate! This year's theme is "Reading is a Hoot," so on your way into the library, you can greet a special owl...

Kids Families Storytimes

Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Make a heap of holiday goodies to help you get in the holiday mood! Stop by the Storytime Room from 2-4 to create winter crafts to decorate or give away as gifts. From Snowflakes to Stars of David, we've got you covered for your cute...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Get into the festivities by decorating something for yourself or you can make a special gift for someone else. Come have fun making this cute tea light snowman necklace! Sunday Fun Days are returning to a mainly in-person program at the library on...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, December 13, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Online

Join us every Monday for Spanish Bilingual Storytime! Every week, there will be a fun theme with plenty of repetition from previous weeks in order to enhance language learning. Get ready for a lot of movement with singing, dancing, activities,...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Tuesday, December 14, 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

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

StoryJAM is a music and movement program designed to model, encourage, and facilitate music-making as an early literacy skill. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate as much as possible. Masks are required for all individuals over the...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Ballet Quad Cities Dance Me a Story ties together ballet performances and the literature that inspires the choreography. Participants first learn how the literature inspires the choreographer and dancers, then see costumes, head pieces,...

Kids Babies Families Music