Upcoming events

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Author/ Illustrator Bryan Collier has created several beloved Children’s books, and is a four-time recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Martin's Big Words, Rosa, Dave the Potter, and Trombone Shorty. Collier uses a unique technique of...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

Presenter: Iowa City Science Booster Club

This month learn about the evolution of running and how four legs became two.

Don't just learn science- DO science with the Iowa City Science Booster Club. This monthly hands-on...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

If you love games, the library has you covered. Come play video games on the Wii, WiiU and Switch or go low-tech and play one of our board games.

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

Princess Merida breaks with tradition, tearing her family apart. Can she mend the bonds between them before the consequences last forever?

This film is rated PG with a run time of 93 minutes.

Friday Flicks are designed to be...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Iowa City Book Festival, Other

The eighth annual One Book Two Book festival is here! The day long event will include a children's book fair, live entertainment by Absolute Science, arts and crafts, face painting, trains with Dan Daly, and more. Children's book...

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Celebrate Black history month by learning about Garrett Morgan and Dr. Patricia Bath. We'll make paper models of their most famous inventions, traffic lights and eye-healing lasers.

Sunday Fun Days are designed for children and their...

Tuesday, February 26, 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, February 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Discover the story of Mae C. Jemison, the first African American woman to travel in space. Then create constellation embroidery art to take home.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:00pm

Meeting Room A

Presenter: Paperback Rhino

Have you ever heard of improv? Do you like comedy?! Do you like laughing!?! If you answered yes to any of these, then come laugh with Paperback Rhino, a nationally award-winning improv group at the University of...

Thursday, February 28, 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...