Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.

Winter Reading Program

Reading is a hoot

Reading is a Hoot

December 12, 2021 - February 12, 2022

Curl up with a good book this winter!

Available to readers age 3 and up, kids through adults. Register yourself and your family - log your reading online, pick up a gamecard from the Library, or print your own.

Track your reading online

Finish the program to receive a hot cocoa mug and be entered into our grand prize drawings for a Iowa City Downtown District giftcard!



Upcoming events

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Today's Storytime will be all about shadows! Next week is Groundhog's Day, which means if a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow we'll have six more weeks of winter weather; no shadow means an early spring...

Kids Families Storytimes
Bullet Journaling 2.0

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A

Are you a list maker or a notes-on-scrap-paper kind of person who wants to be more organized? Have you heard about Bullet Journaling and want to learn more? Or are you already an avid bullet journal and want to meet up with other fans to share ideas...

Adults Arts & Crafting

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 6:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Ana Merino's "Illustrating Spain in the US" (Fantagraphics) is a dazzling combination of comics and essays that sheds light on the rich but often overlooked contributions of Spanish immigrants to the political, cultural, and...

Adults Author Visit

Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This year's Winter Reading Program theme is "Reading is a Hoot," so we are helping you get in the mood to owl-complish your reading goal with fun owl crafts each Sunday! For our grand finale of owl crafting, make your own natural wood...

Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Today we will have museum educator, Lakin, visit from the Putnam Musum in Davenport for a special educational experience for all ages! Learn about the beautiful Coral Reefs and their friendly and not so friendly neighbors! Why do Starfish and Sea...

Kids Families Storytimes

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 7:00pm


All romances have two things in common: a central love story, and a happy ending. Whether you enjoy contemporary dialogue, historical settings, mystery, thrillers or any number of other themes, there's a romance novel waiting for you! Romance...

Adults Book Discussion

Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Children of all ages and their families are invited to come to the Storytime Room this evening with a goal of making homemade valentines for all of the residents of a local senior living community. We will have all of the creative supplies needed...

Tweens Kids Families

Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 10:30am

Storytime Room

Today's storytime we learn about black culture and history with books that celebrate key African American figures. We will celebrate the significant impact black musicians have played on music! Stick around after storytime for some animated...

Kids Families Storytimes