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Upcoming events

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 10:00am

Other

You’re probably familiar with crayfish and worms, but did you know there are over 320 other species of macroinvertebrates living in Iowa’s streams, lakes, and ponds? That number is pretty impressive compared to only 108 species of fish in Iowa....

Tweens Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

Other

You’re probably familiar with crayfish and worms, but did you know there are over 320 other species of macroinvertebrates living in Iowa’s streams, lakes, and ponds? That number is pretty impressive compared to only 108 species of fish in Iowa....

Tweens Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

The 2021 All Iowa Reads kids book pick is Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai! Pie in the Sky is a funny and poignant chapter book/graphic novel hybrid about a boy named Jingwen, whose family moves from China to Australia. Knowing little English, struggling...

Tweens Kids Families Author Visit

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

You’re probably familiar with crayfish and worms, but did you know there are over 320 other species of macroinvertebrates living in Iowa’s streams, lakes, and ponds? That number is pretty impressive compared to only 108 species of fish in Iowa....

Tweens Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Sign up for a 20-minute tutoring slot for your K-6 child with a pre-service teacher volunteer from the University of Iowa Elementary Education program. This volunteer will meet your student in a library-hosted Zoom space and offer support and...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 3:30pm

Online

Raptology is a raptor & wildlife education group based in Iowa City, IA with the goal to educate the public by providing up close and unique experiences with birds of prey. Since we can't have Joan and the birds of prey from Raptology at...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Pedmall

Our garden beds have been prepped and are ready to be planted! From 11 am-12 pm kids and teens are invited to help put in some vegetable plants and get our gardens ready for grow time! No gardening experience is necessary. We will be practicing...

Teens Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Let's combine two types of creativity in one relaxing hour! Make a simple layered watercolor painting in varying shades of blue with supplies provided. While each layer dries, we'll do some thoughtful guided journaling with 3-5 minute...

Tweens Arts & Crafting

Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

We're celebrating the best things about SUMMER for Sunday Fun Days in June and July. Try a new weekly craft or activity that help remind you why summertime is so fun and relaxing! We're kicking off the summer with a popsicle craft made out...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting
Digital Creativity Challenge

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a kick-off of our summer Digital Creativity Challenge! We'll talk about the challenges and share ideas for how to approach them. You'll have June and July to make your art, which will go on display in the library for the...

Adults Teens Tweens Arts & Crafting Science & Technology