Kids

Upcoming events

Wednesday, July 6, 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 6, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us as we learn about Mexican Talavera and color your very own tile to take home! Mexican Talavera, as it is known today, began in the 16th century. As the Spanish colonization of Mexico was underway, so too was Mexican Talavera. After founding...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore World Wednesday program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. Join us as we learn about Mexican Talavera and color your very own tile to take home!...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore Insect Zoo program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 6:30pm

Bookmobile

Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. These events occur weekly, on Thursdays, from 6:30-8:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, the ICPL Bookmobile, arts and crafts, and treats...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Music

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer 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

Friday, July 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Take a break from the summer sun and join us every Friday for a matinee movie showing! Movies will be shown in Meeting room A at 1:00 PM and will be rated either G or PG. “A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his...

Tweens Kids Families

Saturday, July 9, 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 summer. 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