Teens

Upcoming events

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 11:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

In They Knew, New York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior explores the United States’ “culture of conspiracy,” putting forth a timely and unflinching argument: uncritical faith in broken institutions is as dangerous as false narratives peddled...

Adults Teens

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

One minute Elizabeth Crane and her husband of fifteen years are fixing up their old house in Upstate New York, finally setting down roots after stints in Chicago, Texas, and Brooklyn, when his unexpected admission—I’m not happy—changes everything....

Adults Teens

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 2:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

"Slippery Steps isn’t your typical, hell-and-back recovery memoir. I never intended to quit drinking, rarely gave it a thought. I’d spent decades as a successful and productive journalist. I was a loving husband and father. My life worked and...

Adults Teens

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

“Nowhere near famous but still infamous,” Psalm One is a legend to rap nerds, scholars, and “heads,” and has gone on to work with the brightest names in rap and have her work celebrated and taught around the globe. In Her Word Is Bond, Psalm One...

Adults Teens

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Poetry in Public celebrates our community’s rich literary tradition and local writing talent by displaying poems by writers of all ages. Hear from 2022 Selected Poets.

Adults Teens

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

A reading by Iowa Student Poet Ambassador, Johnnie Each, and Iowa Poet Laureate Debra Marquart.

Adults Teens

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 2:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

“Iowa Intersections,” a partnership between the City of Literature and the University of Iowa’s Center for Language and Culture Learning, is a community-based multilingual digital storytelling initiative. Working with partners such as Kirkwood...

Adults Teens
Intro to Coding with Python part 1

Monday, October 10, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Have you ever wanted to learn to code, but had no idea where to start? Are you curious about how the apps on your phone and programs on your computer are made? This introduction to coding will teach you the basic building blocks all programs are...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

Junior high and high school students can stop by anytime between 5 pm and 7 pm to get help with papers, or quizzed for upcoming tests. Have an AP class, or something more specialized? Email victoria-fernandez@icpl.org and we'll make you an...

Teens

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

Each Wednesday from 5-7 pm an art or craft project will be led by a member of the Teen Services Staff or a community specialist. All supplies will be provided and no experience is necessary. If you aren't able to make it to the program, the...

Teens Arts & Crafting