Totally Tweens

Special programs aimed at independent learners in 3rd-6th grade. Leave parents and younger siblings at the door, and do your own thing. Learn new skills, make new friends and have fun at the library.

Upcoming events

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Tweens are invited to a monthly meet-up to read and discuss graphic novels. We'll be talking about old favorites, reading new titles, and doing activities around them. Plus, cookies will be served! This month, we'll read the first Calvin...

Tweens Book Discussion

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Beat the heat at the library with a relaxing afternoon making old-school, campy crafts like duct tape Velcro wallets, Perler bead creations, and Shrinky-Dink keychains. --- Combata el calor en la biblioteca con una tarde haciendo artesanías del...

Tweens Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

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

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Do you have what it takes to make it in the wilderness? Come celebrate this year's summer reading program theme "Off the Beaten Path" by learning how to survive in the wild! Tweens will learn cardinal directions, how to use a compass...

Tweens Science & Technology

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

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

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Compete in a friendly competition featuring the popular racing game Mario Kart on the big screen against other tweens! Registration required so we can set brackets ahead of time. While you're waiting your turn to play, make a Mario Kart craft,...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Come learn how to play Prime Climb! This game combines colors, numbers, strategy and a little bit of luck. Local math educator Dr. Kate Degner will have you flexing your math muscles as you work your way through this dynamic, exciting game! In this...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture Science & Technology