Upcoming events

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Don't just learn science - DO science with the Iowa City Science Booster Club! This monthly hands-on program for tweens gives you a chance to use cool scientific equipment to discover and explore the world around you. Learn about a different...

Tweens Science & Technology

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 8:00am

Bookmobile, Other

Join us at Iowa City's Public Works Facility for a one-of-a-kind event featuring indoor family roller skating, a quilt show and auction, live music, food vendors, an outdoor movie screening, and more! The Library and other City departments will...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting Current Issues Science & Technology

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Tweens are invited to a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about old favorites, reading new titles, and doing activities around them. Plus, cookies will be served! This month, we'll read the first Calvin...

Tweens Book Discussion

Sunday, May 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

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 1-4, just in time for summertime...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 6:30pm


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

Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 11:00am

Bookmobile, Pedmall

Produced by the Iowa City Public Library, ABC’s: Arts, Books & Children is a feast for kids and kids-at-heart! Activities are spread along the Pedmall, featuring Paint the Town, the ICPL Bookmobile, life size games, music, art and more! The...

Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, June 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This summer on Sundays we will go off the beaten path and create nature based and classic camp crafts! Join us on Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm in the Storytime Room. We're kicking it off with some supplies and instructed needed to get started...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

We are kicking off our Let's Play Monday series with Seaside Bingo! In recognition of World Ocean Day on June 8th, our first of three Bingo sessions will have a beach and sea creature theme. Come try your luck and win fun prizes! Let's...

Tweens Kids Babies Families

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Elementary-age kids are invited to join us each Tuesday at 1:00 to learn a little bit about a fun skill or hobby that maybe they haven’t tried before! We have experts from the community here to teach you the basics! Today a special guest from the...

Tweens Kids Families Music