Tweens

Upcoming events

All events are canceled or postponed while we are closed.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Canceled

Come and join us in making a craft that takes advantage of March leaving, as they say, like a Lion with it's "roaring" winds.

Sunday Fun Days are designed for children and their families to enjoy together.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 3:00pm

Canceled

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...

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:30am

Canceled

Presenter: University of Iowa Dancers in Company

In this family friendly event, the University of Iowa’s premier touring ensemble, Dancers in Company, will present excerpts from their evening-length work of dances that engages with current...

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 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, April 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Canceled

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, April 16, 2020 - 3:30pm

Storytime Room

Tweens are invited to a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about old favorites, reading new titles, and doing occasional activities around them. Plus, cookies will be served!

This month we're...

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

To celebrate Earth Day, we will be making Earth Day necklaces! Choose beads and decorate an Earth Day medallion to string onto a necklace that you can wear.

Sunday Fun Days are designed for children and their families to enjoy together...

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 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...

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 5:00pm

Canceled

Join students from the UI College of Nursing to learn some important health skills! Use a stethoscope to listen to your own heart and lungs. View germs on skin and surfaces under a special light - you'll never skip washing your hands again!...

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Soon it will be Children's Day in Japan, a national holiday to respect children's personalities and to celebrate their happiness.On this day, families raise the carp-shaped koinobori flags with one carp for the father, one for the...