Families

Upcoming events

Saturday, July 16, 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

Sunday, July 17, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This summer on Sundays we will go off the beaten path and create nature based and classic camp crafts! Join us on Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm in the Storytime Room. Tie dye is a classic camp activity because it can be pretty messy! Instead, this...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek 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

Monday, July 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Are you ready to win?! This week we will be playing classic Bingo! Let's Play Monday is a weekly program for all ages. We will be playing a different type of game each week. Participants are free to come and go as they like, and everyone is...

Tweens Kids Babies Families

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Pedmall

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 outside the library on Tuesdays! We will be at Willow...

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Registration is encouraged but not required for an estimate on how much supplies will be needed for the program. Elementary-age kids are invited to join us each Tuesday at 1:00 to learn a little bit about a fun skill or hobby that maybe they haven’t...

Tweens Kids Families Music

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Wetherby 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

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Ms. Raquel will teach basic Spanish that you can start using today! Raquel’s family is from Colombia and her passion is teaching Spanish and watching learners light up as they use their new knowledge in real life situations. Instead of learning the...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join the Science Center of Iowa to learn about the ancient ocean that once covered Iowa in the Devonian period and explore using the patterns we see on earth to find oceans on other celestial bodies within our solar system and even exoplanets. ---...

Tweens Kids Families Science & Technology

Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join the Science Center of Iowa to learn about the ancient ocean that once covered Iowa in the Devonian period and explore using the patterns we see on earth to find oceans on other celestial bodies within our solar system and even exoplanets. ---...

Tweens Kids Families Science & Technology