Families

Upcoming events

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Online

Come to the library to dance Zumba with Rachel Spangenberg! She has been teaching Zumba since 2017 and she loves sharing her love of dance and music with others! Remember, there is no shame in Zumba! Laugh, dance, have fun, and shake it. As long as...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us today for fun World music to get your feet moving and body grooving! During this high-energy, interactive performance, children are invited to join a musical “safari” with a Kansas City based drumming family, Drum Safari! Explore folk...

Tweens Kids Families Music

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us today for fun World music to get your feet moving and body grooving! During this high-energy, interactive performance, children are invited to join a musical “safari” with a Kansas City based drumming family, Drum Safari! Explore folk...

Tweens Kids Families Music

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 6:30pm

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

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

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

Join us for Stories in the Park all summer long! We will offer the same Storytime over the course of the week, so please choose one park location a week to attend, or you can watch the Storytime at the library on Tuesdays! We will be at Willow Creek...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 10:30am

Pedmall

The Book End’s popular Sidewalk Days book sale returns on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Look for the tables under a tent which will be set up on the library’s sidewalk (the ped mall) during the Iowa City Downtown District annual Sidewalk...

Adults Families

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Take a break from the summer sun and join us every Friday for a matinee movie showing! Movies will be shown in Meeting room A at 1:00 PM and will be rated either G or PG. Popcorn will be served at the first and last showing of the summer! “Kumandra...

Tweens Kids Families Movies

Friday, July 15, 2022 - 1:30pm

Bookmobile

Join us for a special summer series of Storytimes out at Wilson's Orchard on the 3rd Friday of the month at 1:30pm! All ages are welcome to enjoy Storytime! Please bring a blanket or chairs or use the picnic tables available. Beginning in...

Kids Families Storytimes

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 8:00am

Bookmobile

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 summer. 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

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 10:30am

Other

Visit the Iowa City Municipal Airport, meet author Jill Esbaum, and learn about a little-known historical event that took place right here in Iowa City! Jill will read aloud her new, nonfiction picture book "Jack Knight's Brave Flight: How...

Tweens Kids Families Author Visit Science & Technology Storytimes