Tweens

Upcoming events

Tuesday, December 10, 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, December 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A

Join us for a special holiday performance presented by the orchestra students of Regina High School. Stay for the whole performance or listen for a song or two, it's up to you!

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

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...

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wished you could bring the beautiful icicles indoors without the fear of melting? Today we will be making icicles with pipe cleaners and many colored beads!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

Meeting Room A

Our favorite tap-dancing, guitar-wielding wordsmith is returning to ICPL! "Ebenezer Duke"is a brand new mini-musical; a 45-minute re-telling of "A Christmas Carol" told through original songs, storytelling/acting, dance, and...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

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...

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

Join us for a new book club just for Tweens (grades 3-6 only)! Totally Tweens are welcome to join us for a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about old favorites, reading new titles, and doing occasional...

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

This Friday we are screening The Borrowers. John Goodman stars in this adaptation of Mary Norton's fantasy classic. Tiny people live beneath the floor in a English home, surviving by borrowing necessities from their upstairs neighbors....

Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Tangrams are centuries-old, fascinating Chinese puzzles, made up of seven movable geometrical shapes cut from one perfect square, with which you can create thousands of pictures and designs. Experiment with tangrams and hone your reasoning,...