Classes & Workshops

Upcoming events

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 3:30pm

Online

We're kicking off Spring Break with a fun and easy cooking class with Becky Schmooke from Becky's Mindful Kitchen! She'll teach you how to make completely customizable edible cookie dough bites. This recipe is easy enough for...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, March 25, 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

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a series of events during National Library Week to be sure you're getting the most out of your public library!

Topic #1: Services

Learn a bit about how our library works and what we can do for you. We'...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a series of events during National Library Week to be sure you're getting the most out of your public library!

Topic #2: Events

The Iowa City Public Library has dozens of events each month for all ages,...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a series of events during National Library Week to be sure you're getting the most out of your public library!

Topic #3: Catalog Tips

Our catalog is more important than ever, with the limited browsing in...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a series of events during National Library Week to be sure you're getting the most out of your public library!

Topic #4: Ebooks

If you have a smartphone, tablet, desktop computer, or eReader, you can...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join us for a series of events during National Library Week to be sure you're getting the most out of your public library!

Topic #5: Online Resources

Did you know that an Iowa City Public Library card gives local...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops
Cookies 101: A Primer for Online Privacy

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

What happens when you go online? In this presentation, we will provide an overview of how websites use your information, talk specifically about how social media manages your data, and discuss some tips for how to be better protected online....

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
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 Teens Classes & Workshops
An Introduction to Digital Minimalism

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 10:30am

Online

Digital minimalism is an approach to technology and online life which involves critical and
ongoing evaluation of the impacts, costs, and benefits of digital tools in one’s life. Learn how some key thinkers -- David Levy, Cal Newport, and...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology