Science & Technology

Upcoming events

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 8:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Jason J. Snell is a multidisciplinary artist with expertise in several fields, including computer programming, motion design, and music composition. For over 20 years, he’s fused these talents into multimedia projects, most recently using an EEG...

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 3:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Discover how to organize and use your Pinterest account to its fullest potential. Learn how to search for boards using various search terms, follow and unfollow boards, make a secret pin board, and much more!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room A

The various DNA testing companies offer a variety of tools for revealing clusters of DNA relatives. Whether viewing “shared” or “in common with” matches, or using advanced clustering tools such as MyHeritage AutoClusters, these methods can be...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Did you know that Iowa played a major role in the International Space Race of the 1960s? Join UI Professor Cornelia Lang for stories of the contributions of University of Iowa scientists and students to the race for space. She will discuss the...

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 5:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This Family Night program is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience Family Night program is at 6:00

There's no better way to learn about the ...

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

There's no better way to learn about the biology of animals than by having the animals in your library! Lacey from Wild Times Exotic Animals will be sharing 7 exotic friends with us this evening! Her animal ambassadors are highly trained and...

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 3:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Have you always wanted to learn brush calligraphy but felt nervous around all those special pens, inks, and papers? Join us to learn how Wacom Intuos digital tablet to start your calligraphy practice. No artistic talent is required! Higher level...

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Celebrate winter when it's hot outside with an indoor snowball fight, a beaded snowflake craft, and a science experiment making "snow" out of household ingredients.

Try It Out Friday is a program for school-age children...

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 2:30pm

Meeting Room A

This encore Try It Out Friday program is for intended for individuals with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. A general audience program is at 1:00.

Celebrate winter when it's hot outside...

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 1:00pm

Digital Media Lab

In this short introduction to self-publishing, participants will create their own zine. The first day of the workshop will take place at Public Space One, where students will learn about types of zines, get inspiration from the PS1 zine library,...