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

Kids

Upcoming events

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

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....

Kids Families Storytimes

Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Create your own wintery card featuring a snowman. Come have fun making this sweet card to keep for yourself or to send as a gift to brighten someone's winter day. Sunday Fun Days are an in-person program at the library on Sunday afternoons...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 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

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 4:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 4 and 6 pm every Monday and Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

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

Kids Babies Families Storytimes

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Other

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks from Nodo today and boost the Iowa City Public Library too! This special Eat Out to Read is happening at two Iowa City locations featuring delicious sandwiches, wraps, salads, soup, sweet treats and more! ...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

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

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 4 and 6 pm every Monday and Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Join us for a preschool-oriented program with Mari that often features special guests or includes longer stories. This week we will be reading stories and singing about candy canes and other cozy things!

Kids Storytimes

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 4:00pm

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....

Tweens Kids Gaming & Pop Culture