Classes & Workshops

Upcoming events

Intro to Kanopy

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Have you tried Kanopy yet? With an Iowa City Public Library card, local residents can stream up to 15 films each month! Learn how to navigate Kanopy's collection of over 26,000 documentaries, art films, and world cinema, which can be...

Adults Classes & Workshops
An Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the pace of online life these days, check out this event!

Digital minimalism is a philosophy which involves thinking critically about the benefits and costs of the digital tools in our lives. We’ll...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

Online

Get a feel for different careers from community members who work in different fields! Each month we’ll feature two community members from a different employment sector. This is a great way to find out what a job is really like. There’ll be a...

Teens Classes & Workshops
All the news that's fit to read!

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Here's your chance to get an overview on the various news-related resources offered by ICPL! Learn how to get access to the New York Times and Washington Post online, where to go to find specific articles and other news items, and what...

Adults Classes & Workshops
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
iPhone Drop-In Help

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Have questions about your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac computer? Let us help!

Bring your questions to this Zoom session with Apple-loving library staff on hand to help you figure things out. We will either talk as a group or split...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Android Drop-In Help

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Have questions about your Android smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch? Let us help!

Bring your questions to this Zoom session with Android-loving library staff on hand to help you figure things out. We will either talk as a group or split...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Group Journaling Prompts

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

"I don't know what I think until I write it down." - Joan Didion

Are you the same? Let's gather over Zoom for another session of guided journaling, featuring prompts from the book "Burn After Writing" by...

Adults Classes & Workshops

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 6:00pm

Online

Get a feel for different careers from community members who work in different fields! Each month we’ll feature two community members from a different employment sector. This is a great way to find out what a job is really like. There’ll be a...

Teens Classes & Workshops
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...

Adults Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops