Tweens

Upcoming events

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Tuesdays are for all kinds of games! From videogames to trivia, stop by the Library on Tuesdays at 1:00 to find out what we're playing! Elementary age kids are welcome.

Is there anything more awesome than GIANT games? Nope, so stop by...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Ever wondered how to make paper? Join the University of Iowa Center for the Book to make paper by hand. Come back next week to make that paper into a book. Registration required.

Just for kids in 3rd-6th grades.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This year's Summer Reading Program theme is "A Universe of Stories." One way we can discover new stories around the world (and beyond) is to encourage cultural literacy. On Wednesdays, join us for an activity that will help us...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:30pm

Storytime Room

This encore World Wednesday program is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience World Wednesday program is at 1:00.
This year's Summer...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm

Tween Space

Come learn to play chess or brush up on your skills.
Eric Vigil who is the President of the Iowa State Chess Association will be teaching all ages the game of Chess and giving tips to those who know the game.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Martika is an expert performer in the fire, sideshow, and circus arts. Impossible to pin down, her show contains diverse elements such as fire eating, sword swallowing, daring escapes, and more! During her visit, kids will have the opportunity to...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Martika is an expert performer in the fire, sideshow, and circus arts. Impossible to pin down, her show contains diverse elements such as fire eating, sword swallowing, daring escapes, and more! During her visit, kids will have the opportunity to...

Thursday, July 25, 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, July 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Learn to embroider at the library! Mari will teach you different kinds of stitches and help you create a cool piece of textile art to take home. This program is for school-age children, and an adult is encouraged to attend with a brand-new...

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 9:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us for a Special Access Event in Partnership with the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped as they present, Sensing the Cosmos!
This event will allow patrons to listen to various sounds of space, feel lunar craters,...