Tweens

Upcoming events

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Join us this afternoon for a showing of Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet and an opportunity to make some Wreck-It Ralph and Sugar Rush crafts! All ages are welcome!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Grout Museum is bringing some of their local reptiles and creepy crawlies from the Science Imaginarium for you to meet and learn about. Kids of all ages are invited to learn animal facts and behavior and see a few animals up close! 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 2:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore Grout Museum program is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience Grout Museum program is at 1:00.

The Grout Museum is bringing some...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

Presenter: Iowa City Science Booster Club

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...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Presenter: Mike Hutchison

Mike Hutchison from Iowa Parrot Rescue, the only licensed parrot rescue in the state, invites elementary age children (grades K-6) to learn about and meet some parrots from his sanctuary. Mike will talk about...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Smash your Spring Break at our tournament for tweens on the Nintendo Switch. We'll match you up on the day of the tournament, then players will battle it out for the ultimate victory and a prize.

Just for kids in 3rd-6th grades.

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

It's the last day of Spring Break, do something creative that makes cents! Kids in grades K-6 can register for this event to decorate a ceramic piggy bank to take home and start saving cash! We will provide one piggy bank per registrant, and...

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

Tonight's Friday Flick is the 2014 remake of the classic musical, Annie. Living in foster care with a cruel guardian, young Annie has a stroke of good furtune when she has a public run-in with the cell phone tycoon, Will Stacks. 

This film...

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Storytime Room, Teen Center, Tween Space, Children's Room, Other

On selected days, the Library will open one hour early for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment.

We will be celebrating Spring today. We will have a spring themed party,...

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Spring has arrived and the time to garden is here! Gnomes love to hide in flower pots and vegetable container gardens, so come this Sunday to create a couple gnomes that you can stick into a planter so they can greet the plants as they grow. ...