Tweens

Upcoming events

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 5 and 7 pm every Wednesday this spring to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of Education....

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 6:00pm

Storytime Room

Join us for a meetup of tween Pokemon card collectors! Share your collection, chat about Pokemon, and build your deck by trading cards with your fellow Pokemon enthusiasts. This will be an unstructured, kid-led time to trade Pokemon cards. Tweens in...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Custom-dye a skein of yarn! Create a gradient of compelling colors of your choice using Kool-Aid and a microwave. ICPL librarian Shawna will be our instructor for this workshop. This event is part one of a two-part series. After you dye your yarn...

Tweens Arts & Crafting

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Come join us for a free event to celebrate the Lantern Festival! We will have a performance, crafts, activities, and holiday desserts for the whole family. Registration is recommended at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lantern-festival-riddles-...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families Gaming & Pop Culture

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Alma Thomas, a Black American artist who lived from 1891 to 1978, was the first graduate of Howard University's Fine Arts program in 1924 and is now recognized as a major American painter of the 20th century. She is best known for the colorful...

Tweens Arts & Crafting

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

To celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, we will create collage heart mosaics based on the art style of black artist Alma Thomas. She is known around the world for her vibrant colored abstractions made after she turned 60 years old...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 1:00pm

Bookmobile, Other

Don't miss the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department's Annual Freeze Fest! Freeze Fest is a free indoor/outdoor learning event for families. Activities take place from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, February 5th at The Lodge at Terry Trueblood...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 5:00pm

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

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 5 and 7 pm every Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of Education....

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 4:00pm

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 creepers in survival mode. All abilities are welcome and group play is encouraged. This...

Tweens Kids Gaming & Pop Culture