Arts & Crafting

Whether it's a craft-to-go or craft event, you can learn a new skill or join others to chat and craft with the ICPL community. Check out upcoming events below.


Have you heard about Creativebug? Access thousands of online art and craft classes for people of all skill levels with your library card!

Upcoming events

Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

We are celebrating the arrival of Spring and Earth Day in April, so we will be featuring a new nonfiction picture books about appreciating nature each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 6:30pm

Online

Space to Grow is a program intended for ages 13-18. As the series evolves there'll be opportunities to learn, create and share what you know with others.

This program is for Young Adults interested in learning about how to garden, a...

Teens Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

For the exciting return of the Farmer's Market this month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of May using the app Libby....

Kids Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

Online

Family Night activities include ready to-go kits that can be picked up during Library Hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm and Sundays 12-5pm. Look for a new activity each month, and you can even request a book bundle with five items to supplement the...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting Guest Speaker
Let's Try Creativebug

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists on Creativebug, the library's newest online resource!

We'll start by getting familiar with Creativebug's...

Adults Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

For the exciting return of the Farmer's Market this month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of May using the app Libby....

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

For the exciting return of the Farmer's Market this month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of May using the app Libby....

Kids Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

Online

This is our first ever group meeting to discuss art, share your work and plan what teen art at Iowa City Public Library can look like. This will be a very informal meeting with like-minded people to talk art, share art and think about next...

Teens Arts & Crafting

Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

For the exciting return of the Farmer's Market this month, we are featuring a new picture book each week that will be always available to borrow online via our Digital Library collection Overdrive for the entire month of May using the app Libby....

Kids Arts & Crafting

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