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

Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

We're celebrating the best things about SUMMER for Sunday Fun Days in June and July. Try a new weekly craft or activity that help remind you why summertime is so fun and relaxing! Beach season has arrived, and just because you don't see a...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Craft, create and celebrate who you are with Shrinky Dink keychains and earrings and wear them with PRIDE. Learn more about LGBTQIA+ Pride and share you stories while we craft. For 13-18 year old's.

Teens Arts & Crafting Current Issues

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:00am

Pedmall

Learn about natural disasters, emergency preparedness techniques, basic first aid, creating emergency kits, & more. These skills would come in handy in case of an emergency like a zombie apocalypse! Play fun zombie games, and preparedness BINGO.

Teens Arts & Crafting

Wednesday, June 16, 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

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Have you ever wanted to learn macrame so you can make your own wall art, book mark or plant hanger? Join ICPL staff for a virtual hands on workshop to learn the basic knots of macrame. Once you know the foundation knots you can let your imagination...

Adults Arts & Crafting

Sunday, June 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

We're celebrating the best things about SUMMER for Sunday Fun Days in June and July. Try a new weekly craft or activity that help remind you why summertime is so fun and relaxing! Did you know having a dragonfly land on your head is considered...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Join Amanda Jorgenson, a natural science artist and illustrator, for a Zoom tutorial on nature sketching. Amanda will share some of her amazing creations and demonstrate techniques that you can apply for your own drawings. At the end of the tutorial...

Kids Arts & Crafting

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Other

We're celebrating the best things about SUMMER for Sunday Fun Days in June and July. Try a new weekly craft or activity that help remind you why summertime is so fun and relaxing! Iowa City has been celebrating Pride for over 50 years, and...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pedmall

Art and science are two sides of the same coin. Learn about scientists like George Washington Carver and Percy Julian who dabbled in paint manufacturing, check out various African American painters and sculptors, and make a small artistic creation...

Teens Arts & Crafting Local History

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Needle felting is the process of transforming wool into 3D objects using a barbed needle. Basically, you can make adorable fuzzy little animals (or Minecraft creepers or mushrooms or any other object you can dream up) by stabbing wool over and over...

Tweens Arts & Crafting