Stories in the Park

Upcoming events

All events are canceled or postponed while we are closed.

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek Park

Becky with West Music brings music education to the park for Storytime! This musical program teaches fundamentals of rhythm, basic motor function, mental dexterity, healthy emotional expression, sociability, and much, much more.
A preschool...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile

Becky with West Music brings music education to the park for Storytime! This musical program teaches fundamentals of rhythm, basic motor function, mental dexterity, healthy emotional expression, sociability, and much, much more.
A preschool...

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

The Wild Prairie Winds is a professional wind quintet consisting of active teachers and performers living in Iowa City. Join us for a music performance and educational music lesson!

A preschool-age program where stories and picture books...

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek Park

Marc Falk, a music professor at Coe College and founder of Iowa City's Outdoor Adventure Camps, will present a concert of fun and interactive music for kids and parents.He even wrote a song about the bookmobile!
A preschool-age program...

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

Marc Falk, a music professor at Coe College and founder of Iowa City's Outdoor Adventure Camps, will present a concert of fun and interactive music for kids and parents.He even wrote a song about the bookmobile!
A preschool-age program...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile

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...

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

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...

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek Park

Everyone loves Llama Llama and his Llama drama! Today we will have a fun llama storytime and then meet some real llamas! Susan Kasal Young is a teacher turned farmer, and she'll be here to introduce you to some of her farm friends and answer...

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Mercer Park

Everyone loves Llama Llama and his Llama drama! Today we will have a fun llama storytime and then meet some real llamas! Susan Kasal Young is a teacher turned farmer, and she'll be here to introduce you to some of her farm friends and answer...

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 10:30am

Bookmobile, Willow Creek Park

Today we will be reading and singing all about wolves! We will also have some special guests that look very similar to wolves but are very nice and excited to meet you! Miss Karen will be bringing her Irish Wolfhounds, Caoimhe (Kee-va) and Nuala...