Summer Reading Program

Come and Read with Us!

Sponsors

A big thank you to our rockin' 2018 Summer Reading Program sponsors:

  • Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation
  • Aspen Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Chili’s
  • The Iowa Children’s Museum
  • McDonald’s Family Restaurants
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Z’Mariks Noodle Café

All library patrons, regardless of age or neurodiversity can participate in our Summer Reading Programs. We will be happy to customize reading programs and activities to meet the individual needs our patrons. Please contact Angela Pilkington for more information.

Upcoming events

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 9:00am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Summer of the Arts

Rain Location if ABC Saturday needs to move in doors.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

The 2019 Summer Reading Program theme is a Universe of Stories, so we will be doing out of this world crafts on Sundays all summer long! Today we will be doing a fun constellation craft for kids using gold stars and chalk on black paper. This...

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 10:30am

Willow Creek Park

Held in Willow Creek Park, West Benton Street and Teg Drive, Iowa City.

A preschool-age program where stories and picture books are combined with fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes.
The ICPL bookmobile will be on site and open for...

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A

Mondays are for movies at the library! Come cool off all summer long with a family friendly movie on Mondays at 1:00. Our Summer movie kickoff of Incredibles 2 will be in Meeting Room A with free popcorn! The Incredibles hero family takes on a...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Meeting Room D

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? STOP the Bleed!

The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding,...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 9:45am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency like a heart attack or choking, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? This 45 minute workshop could help save someone...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency like a heart attack or choking, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? This thirty minute class could help save someone...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:30am

Meeting Room D

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? STOP the Bleed!

The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding, is...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 11:15am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency like a heart attack or choking, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? This thirty minute class could help save someone...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Johnnson County Ambulance

In the event of a life threatening emergency like a heart attack or choking, every minute before help arrives counts. What do you do after calling 911? This thirty minute class could help save someone...