Tweens

Upcoming events

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...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room D

Kids in grades 3-6 are invited to join the Iowa Youth Writing Project for a Friday Writing Club! In this fun hour of creative writing games, you'll invent whimsical stories and discover surprising ways to play with your words. Come ready to...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

Tonight's Friday Flick is the classic 1952 musical, Singin' in the Rain.

Silent film star, Don Lockwood, and his crew are having a tough time transitioning to making films with sound. 

This film is rated G and has a runtime of 103...

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: University of Iowa Dancers in Company

In this family friendly event, the University of Iowa’s premier touring ensemble, Dancers in Company, will present excerpts from their evening-length work centering around ideas of "...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

The library has lots of discarded CDs, help us out by upcycling one or two into something new! Make a snail with a shiny CD shell to embrace the rainy Spring season using lots of different art supplies!

Sunday Fun Days are designed for...