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

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

You can watch a Creative Bug class (login with your library card and select the Sketching Class) beforehand and meet to sketch in the Ped Mall. We will go over the principles of sketching during class so you do not need to watch the Creative Bug...

Teens Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

World Wednesdays are the perfect opportunity to learn about and celebrate world cultures! Each week we will learn by doing with a craft, game or activity that explores a different part of the world. School age children are invited to join us online...

Kids Arts & Crafting

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 6:30pm

Other

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and join other neighbors for an evening of fun and entertainment in a different local park each week. The event will include the ICPL Bookmobile, live music, arts, crafts, and ice cream. This is a no-fee event and...

Families Arts & Crafting Music Storytimes

Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

For the month of August we are going to round off the summer with a fun series of classic summer crafts, whether you to go camp or not! Everyone loves making these timeless, although retro crafts anytime during the summer! Tie dye is a classic camp...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Learn how to combine herbs and carrier oils to make the basis for soaps, lotions and balms.

Teens Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 6:30pm

Other

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and join other neighbors for an evening of fun and entertainment in a different local park each week. The event will include the ICPL Bookmobile, live music, arts, crafts, and ice cream. This is a no-fee event and...

Families Arts & Crafting Music Storytimes

Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 11:00am

Pedmall

Produced by the Iowa City Public Library, ABC’s: Arts, Books & Children is a feast for kids and kids-at-heart! Activities are spread along the Pedmall, featuring Paint the Town, life size games, music, art and more! A Family Stage will offer...

Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting

Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other, Online

For the month of August we are going to round off the summer with a fun series of classic summer crafts, whether you to go camp or not! Everyone loves making these timeless, although retro crafts anytime during the summer! This week we'll...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 6:30pm

Other

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and join other neighbors for an evening of fun and entertainment in a different local park each week. The event will include the ICPL Bookmobile, live music, arts, crafts, and ice cream. This is a no-fee event and...

Families Arts & Crafting Music Storytimes

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

Teen Center

Gear up for the start of school with one last knees-up. ICPL, Parks and Recreation and UAY are ready to show you their sights. Start at ICPL at the Teen Center; make some bling and art for your locker and get to know the Teen Space and what will be...

Teens Arts & Crafting