Upcoming events

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us for a preschool-oriented program that often features special guests or includes longer stories. Preschool Stories & More is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play at the library in our Digital Media Lab. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. All abilities are welcome and group play is encouraged...

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

Tonight's Friday Flick is the 1997 Disney animated classic, Hercules.

This film is rated G with a runtime of 93 minutes.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

This interactive storytime for all ages and stages combines books, rhymes, songs, and movement. Join us for fun and early literacy enrichment!

Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Every May we celebrate the life of Iowa City historian Irving Weber. At one time, Mr. Weber was an owner of an ice cream shoppe in town! Today, create your own ice cream cone to your liking in the Storytime Room from 2-4, just in time for...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

Join us in Meeting Room A for a free musical performance with Regina's youngest Orchestra students! Eartly exposure to a variety of music increases the capacity of the brain to learn and understand.This is a great opportunity to engage your child...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Lego Club is an informal hour of lego building from 4-5pm the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Lego Club is intended for school age kids, but younger siblings are allowed to tag along, we will have duplos available as well as regular legos and...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:00pm


You may have noticed that some new amazing murals have appeared around downtown Iowa City. Now's your chance to take a tour with Thomas Agran, Director of Public Art for the Iowa City Downtown District. Iowa Citizens of all ages, with or...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

StoryJAM is a music, movement, and stories program for children and their families. Designed to develop singing and music making as an early literacy skill, come prepared to move, shake, and sing as we take "Joy in Action and Music"....

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Ultra-Cool Ultraviolet

Of all the shades of blue we can see, ultraviolet light is usually invisible… but we’ll use it in today’s book and art project. And be sure to stop the museum to see the Blue Exhibit-- Into the Blue celebrates the...