Tweens

Upcoming events

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 4 and 6 pm every Monday and Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 3:00pm

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

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

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 explore the world around you. Learn about a different...

Tweens Science & Technology
children playing chess

Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D

Sign up to compete in the Library's Annual Chess Tournament in memory of Steve Young. For children in grades 3rd-6th. Children in grades 2nd and below may register if they are USCF members. Players rated over USCF 1000 will be in a separate...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Friday, November 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

Storytime Room

Instead of hitting the mall, come to the library and create some handmade gift items for the holidays instead. Self-guided, drop-in stations in the Storytime Room and Children's Room will allow you to create watercolor bookmarks, tissue paper...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 4 and 6 pm every Monday and Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Children's Room

Need some homework help? Want to practice your reading skills by reading aloud? Drop in to the Children's Room between 4 and 6 pm every Monday and Wednesday this fall to get a little extra help from a preservice teacher in the UI College of...

Tweens Kids Tutoring

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Rotate through crafting stations and create some phenomenal pieces to give as gifts this holiday season or just keep for yourself: a ceramic drink coaster using Sharpies and peroxide; a "printed" candle using tissue paper and a hairdryer;...

Tweens Arts & Crafting

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 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 to stay alive in survival mode. All abilities are welcome and group play is encouraged....

Tweens Kids Gaming & Pop Culture

Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

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 explore the world around you. Learn about a different...

Tweens Science & Technology