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

Families

Upcoming events

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Preschool Stories & More is the Thursday Storytime program at the library and will often be a guest presenter, storyteller or performer! All ages are welcome to attend Preschool Stories and More every week, but some programs may be better suited...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 7:30am

Other

Shop in person or online today at Sidekick Coffee & Books to help grow the Iowa City Public Library! Shop in person from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. today at 1310 1/2 Melrose Ave, (in the One University Place building), Iowa City. Call 319-569-1010 if...

Adults Teens Families

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 10:30am

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

Join us in person for Book Babies! Let's have fun together singing, reading, and rhyming. Book Babies is a program designed to stimulate your infant's language development and is geared towards ages 0-2 years. Parents and caregivers are...

Kids Babies Families

Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Family Storytime is recommended for all ages and includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. We ask Storytime attendees to social distance and masks are required for those old enough to wear them. La hora de...

Kids Families Storytimes

Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This year's Winter Reading Program theme is "Reading is a Hoot," so we are helping you get in the mood to owl-complish your reading goal with fun owl crafts each Sunday! For our grand finale of owl crafting, make your own natural wood...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 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, February 1, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

Join us every Tuesday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Today we will celebrate Chinese New Year! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fun crafts in Chinese and English. Children of all ages...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Online

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

Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Today we will have museum educator, Lakin, visit from the Putnam Musum in Davenport for a special educational experience for all ages! Learn about the beautiful Coral Reefs and their friendly and not so friendly neighbors! Why do Starfish and Sea...

Kids Families Storytimes

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Come celebrate with special guest, Fang-Wang as she leads a Chinese New Year Bilingual Storytime! You and your little one will have fun exploring English and Chinese through songs, action rhymes, and stories. Book Babies will meet in Meeting Room A...

Kids Babies Families