Winter Reading Program

Reading makes me hoppy

December 18, 2022 - February 18, 2023

Curl up with a good book this winter!

Available to all readers age 3 to adults. Register and 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!



Upcoming events

Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 7:00pm


In honor of Black History Month, the Office of Equity and Human Rights and the Iowa City Public Library are hosting a virtual book discussion, on Passing by Nella Larsen. The virtual discussion will be facilitated by Abena Sankofa Imhotep, Director...

Adults Book Discussion

Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This Black History Month art project was inspired by the women of Gee’s Bend, who live in a small and remote black community in Alabama, and have created hundreds of quilt masterpieces now recognized as a unique art form and a significant African-...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Monday, March 13, 2023 - 2:00pm

Storytime Room

This afternoon we will be watching the movie Lightyear and building with Legos at 2pm. Lightyear is the origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voice of Chris Evans), the hero who inspired the toy. Dive into any Lego build project you like! We will have...

Tweens Kids Families Movies

Friday, March 17, 2023 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

Make your own Pixelated Pokémon with this drop-in perler beads activity! We will provide several small Pokémon perler bead patterns to choose from. Carefully lay out your Pokémon and then library staff will help you melt your beads together to take...

Kids Arts & Crafting Gaming & Pop Culture