Tweens

Upcoming events

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Día De Los Muertos is celebrated October 31 - November 2. In recognition of the upcoming Latin American holiday, we will create sugar skull masks. Día de Los Muertos is a celebration of those who we've lost, but it's not a sad holiday;...

Tuesday, October 22, 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, October 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Get a boost this fall with FREE Tutoring!
Kids grades K-6 can receive one on one tutoring from a University of Iowa Honors Student to keep their skills sharp or for extra practice this fall.
Please sign up online for only one 20...

Thursday, October 24, 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...

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

This Friday we are screening The Nightmare Before Christmas. Jack Skellington, the King of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town and is determined to give the new holiday his all.

This film has an MPAA rating of PG and a runtime of 76...

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Bookmobile, Mercer Park, Other

Presenter: Iowa City Parks and Recreation

The annual City of Iowa City Halloween Parade and Carnival will again be located at Mercer Park. The event will kick off with a costume parade around the park and continue with both indoor and...

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 9:00am

Storytime Room, Teen Center, Tween Space, Children's Room, Other

On selected days, the Library will open one hour early for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment.

We have a SPOOKtacular day planned! We will have a spooky themed party, including...

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

Halloween is all about dressing up and expressing yourself! Following a special Sunday afternoon Drag Storytime and Costume Ball, we are creating rainbow mini-pumpkins. Use all of the colors of the rainbow to decorate your own!

Sunday Fun...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 5:00pm

Children's Room

Get a boost this fall with FREE Tutoring!
Kids grades K-6 can receive one on one tutoring from a University of Iowa Honors Student to keep their skills sharp or for extra practice this fall.
Please sign up online for only one 20...

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:30pm

Storytime Room

This Friday we are screening 2016's Pete's Dragon. After the death of his parents, Pete finds a magical new friend and caregiver in the forest.

This film has an MPAA rating of PG and a runtime of 102 minutes.