Guest Speaker

Upcoming events

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A

Iowa’s athletes have long impacted their teams, communities, and the sports they played, but African Americans did so while facing off against more than just the opposing team. They fought for the right to equal treatment on and off the field....

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A

Still Rising: Celebrating 10 Years of the Iowa City Civil Rights Trip , A film by Jack Brooks (City Channel 4)

Discussion follows featuring Johnson County Board of Supervisor Royceann Porter
For a decade, a small organization has...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A

In 2016, the City of Iowa City applied for and received an African American Civil Rights Grant from the National Park Service for a two-part project. The first was to nominate two buildings in Iowa City associated with African American housing...

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

For this special preschool storytime, Police Officer Travis Neeld and his K-9 Luke will be stopping by to read and tell stories about being a police officer in Iowa City. Bring any questions you have for Travis about the police's role in the...

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Seeing is NOT believing! Steve Couch and his computer animated friend, TV, have collected more than 50 of the most astonishing optical illusions ever created. There will be moving physical displays and video images that will astound and delight...