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, 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 projects...

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
Group Drawing Prompts

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

We miss being creative with you in the library's Digital Media Lab! So join us for another guided sketching hour, using prompts from various sources including the book "642 Things to Draw." Show up to this relaxed Zoom session with...

Adults Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops

Sunday, May 30, 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, June 1, 2021 - 10:00am

Online

The Introduction to Macrame kit will contain enough supplies to learn the basic knots which are the foundation of all macrame projects. You'll have some cording and a dowel to work from, an instruction sheet with easy to follow diagrams. On...

Adults Arts & Crafting

Sunday, June 6, 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! We're kicking off the summer with a popsicle craft made out...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting
Digital Creativity Challenge

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a kick-off of our summer Digital Creativity Challenge! We'll talk about the challenges and share ideas for how to approach them. You'll have June and July to make your art, which will go on display in the library for the...

Adults Teens Tweens Arts & Crafting Science & Technology