Science & Technology

Upcoming events

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Don't just learn science - DO science with the Iowa City Science Booster Club! This monthly hands-on program for tweens gives you a chance to use cool scientific equipment to discover and explore the world around you. Learn about a different...

Tweens Science & Technology
More Gmail Tips and Tricks

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

You asked for even more Gmail tips, so here’s a new selection of tips and tricks! Last time, we talked about ways to get control of your inbox by discarding unnecessary emails, unsubscribing, and setting up filters, along with effective searching...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 8:00am

Bookmobile, Other

Join us at Iowa City's Public Works Facility for a one-of-a-kind event featuring indoor family roller skating, a quilt show and auction, live music, food vendors, an outdoor movie screening, and more! The Library and other City departments will...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Arts & Crafting Current Issues Science & Technology
Google Skills Drop-In

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 6:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Have you performed your “Google Skills Check-up” yet? Paper and online versions will be available (soon in May) for you to see if you have a handle on the most important skills in each of the selected Google services. If you’re left with...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Ebooks from the library

Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

The Iowa City Public Library now has two sources for free ebooks: Libby and Hoopla. Join us for an overview of both! Libby and Hoopla are available to residents of Iowa City, University Heights, Hills, Lone Tree, and rural Johnson County. Please...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Google Skills Drop-In

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 10:30am

Digital Media Lab

Have you performed your “Google Skills Check-up” yet? Paper and online versions will be available (soon in May) for you to see if you have a handle on the most important skills in each of the selected Google services. If you’re left with...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Tour of the Digital Media Lab for Teens

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 1:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do in the library's Digital Media Lab? Join us for a tour of the space! Teens can get a run-down of the equipment and software that's here for your creative and digitization projects. Creative...

Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Creating Graphics in Illustrator

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator for all of your design needs! You’ll become familiar with the software’s interface and get the hang of working with clipping masks, the line snapping system, and the tools you’ll use to make graphics. We’ll...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Buy, Sell, and Share on Facebook

Friday, June 10, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

Have you heard of Facebook Marketplace but weren’t sure if you should try it? Have you seen recommendations for “plant swap” and “buy nothing” groups and want to learn more? Join us for the basics of safely buying, selling, and giving things away...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

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,...

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