Families

Upcoming events

Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Here at the library we LOVE to celebrate your right to read any books you want! Sometimes books get challenged or banned, so all September long we thank our "lucky stars" that we can enjoy all kinds of great books! One of our favorite...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, September 19, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

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

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us on Tuesdays 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, September 20, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Let’s play legos! This is an independent self guided lego play day aimed at kids who are starting Kindergarten to the 2nd grade. Join us in the storytime room while we enjoy an hour of lego free play!

Tweens Kids Families

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

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 preferred and provided for all...

Kids Babies Families Music Storytimes

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm

Other

Enjoy delicious award-winning Pagliai's Pizza today and grow the Iowa City Public Library at the same time. Eat Out to Read every Thursday in September from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Pagliai's Pizza is at 302 E Bloomington St in historic northside Iowa City....

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families

Saturday, September 24, 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 season. 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, September 24, 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. 家庭故事会包括较长或较短的故事,并结合动作游戏和相关活动,适于各年龄段共同参与。请保持社交距离,我们提供口罩并建议两岁以上参与者佩戴。 如您因为身体障碍需要特别安排,请联系图书馆。 本活动面向向公众开放。 ---------...

Kids Families Storytimes

Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Today is National Lobster Day! Choose from several different colorful creatures that live under the sea to paint with watercolors and create color resistance with crayons! --- ¡Hoy es el día nacional de la langosta! ¡Elige entre varias criaturas...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

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

Kids Babies Families Storytimes