Nature & Gardening

Upcoming events

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 6:00pm

Other

A hike at the Johnson County Conservation's Cangleska Wakan Park will kick off this summer’s Adult Summer Reading Program. Led by a Johnson County Conservation Naturalist, this evening hike will introduce us to the Cangleska Wakan, a 132 acre...

Adults Teens Nature & Gardening

Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 9:00am

Other

The Johnson County Historic Poor farm west of Iowa City is now home to Grow Johnson County. Their mission is two fold: they combat food insecurity in Johnson County by donating all the produce grown on the farm to hunger relief programs in Johnson...

Adults Local History Nature & Gardening

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 5:30pm

Other

***This event takes place at Becky's Mindful Kitchen in Solon. Registration is required. Tweens in grades 3-6, join Becky in a safe space for you to share stories and learn new ways to put mindfulness into action, be a leader in your own life,...

Tweens Classes & Workshops Current Issues Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A

Guest Tyler Baird, IC Superintendent of Parks & Forestry, will highlight the role native prairie plants can play in a perennial garden. Benefits of prairie natives will be discussed along with creative ways to include them in your gardens....

Adults Nature & Gardening

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room D

Ever wanted to build your own world? Are you fascinated by terrariums or succulents? We'll supply the containers, the succulents, and the rest of the supplies. All you need is your imagination and the willingness to get a little dirty....

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore Insect Zoo program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo is bringing some of their fascinating bugs to the library! Drop in anytime between 10:30-11:30am or between 1pm to 2pm to hold and see more than 100 species of LIVE insects. All ages welcome! Knowledgeable...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening

Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 10:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

One of the best parts of having houseplants is watching them multiply and then sharing them with others. Do you have houseplants you'd like to share? Want to add some diversity to your collection? Join us for the 2nd ICPL Houseplant Swap...

Adults Teens Nature & Gardening

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A

Iowa City author, illustrator and freelance photographer Bob Sessions will discuss nature photography and how he shares his work on Instagram. This event is part of the 2022 ICPL Adult Summer Reading Program.

Adults Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening