Tweens

Upcoming events

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Lego Club is an informal hour of lego building from 4-5pm the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Lego Club is intended for school age kids, but younger siblings are allowed to tag along, we will have duplos available as well as regular legos and...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Get a boost this fall with FREE Tutoring!
Kids grades K-6 can receive one on one tutoring from a University of Iowa Honors Student to keep their skills sharp or for extra practice this fall.
Please sign up online for only one 20...

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

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...

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

This Friday we are screening The Iron Giant. Watch as a young boy, Hogarth, befriends a massive alien that the USA government is convinced is a threat.

This film has an MPAA rating of PG and a runtime of 90 minutes.

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Fall is in the air and the leaves are turning amazing colors! Recreate the vibrant foliage by making your own garland using watercolor accordion-folded paper!

Sunday Fun Days are designed for children and their families to enjoy together...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Get a boost this fall with FREE Tutoring!
Kids grades K-6 can receive one on one tutoring from a University of Iowa Honors Student to keep their skills sharp or for extra practice this fall.
Please sign up online for only one 20...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Set a spooky scene by arranging live plants, cool rocks, and miniature props - think plastic spiders, tombstones, and ghosts - inside a unique glass container. This miniature ecosystem can haunt your house all season long! Registration required....

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

This Friday we are screening Babe. An intrepid pig sets out to do something no one thought possible.

This film has an MPAA rating of G and a runtime of 90 minutes.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

This time of year is the best time to eat lots of apples! If you visit an orchard you will see that apples come in many different colors and sizes. Come to the Storytime Room today to create your own colorful apple using ink, water and coffee...

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Other

We were finally able to reschedule this event from May! You may have noticed that some new amazing murals have appeared around downtown Iowa City. Now's your chance to take a tour with Thomas Agran, Director of Public Art for the Iowa City...