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.


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Upcoming events

Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Join us to make a few different kinds of sticky, shiny, glittery, puffy, twisty, stretchy slime! ¡Ven para hacer algunos tipos diferentes de slime pegajoso, brillante, retorcida, elástica, y más! 来和我们一起玩黏黏乎乎,闪闪亮亮,扭扭曲曲拉伸泥吧!

Tweens Arts & Crafting Science & Technology

Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

In this program we'll combine creativity with heart. Learn how to make a small piece of art and donate it to a local organization.

Teens Arts & Crafting

Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 10:00am

Other

Help raise awareness and support for pediatric rheumatology patients at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital by participating in a 5K or kids mile fun run; plus, special appearances by your favorite princesses and superheroes...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting Gaming & Pop Culture Science & Technology

Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Celebrate the fall season by making a pumpkin light display. No need to carve a gooey pumpkin, simply join us in decorating paper cups to make this seasonal activity. 用纸杯做一个南瓜灯来庆祝秋天的到来! --- Celebre el otoño haciendo una exhibición de luces de...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Do you love the movie Encanto, which takes place in Colombia? Are you ready to have fun singing the songs with other Encanto lovers? Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by singing karaoke, enjoying a special Colombian drink, and creating your...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting Movies Music

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

Each Wednesday from 5-7 pm an art or craft project will be led by a member of the Teen Services Staff or a community specialist. All supplies will be provided and no experience is necessary. If you aren't able to make it to the program, the...

Teens Arts & Crafting

Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Today we'll combine two great fall fruits to make a cute Halloween craft! Using sliced apples, we will make pumpkin prints on paper that can be used to make cards. Once the paint dries, create spooky jack-o-lantern faces on your pumpkins!...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

Each Wednesday from 5-7 pm an art or craft project will be led by a member of the Teen Services Staff or a community specialist. All supplies will be provided and no experience is necessary. If you aren't able to make it to the program, the...

Teens Arts & Crafting

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

In this program we'll combine creativity with heart. Learn how to make a small piece crochet project and donate it to a local organization.

Teens Arts & Crafting
Photoshop for beginners

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

You've heard of Photoshop. Ready to try it? Join library staff for an introductory hour on the industry standard in photo editing and digital art! You'll get comfortable with Photoshop's interface, learn how to open or create a new...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology