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Fake News: Interactive Instruction

Please join us for an interactive instruction aimed at educating our community about fake news. This informational discussion will be led by Jean Donham, PhD and Iulian Vamanu, PhD, Library and...

Current Issues and Politics

How to Save Seeds From Your Own Garden with Seed Savers Exchange

There are many reasons people save seeds. With saved seeds you don't have to buy new seeds next year. Saving seeds can help you preserve a specific “family” flower or vegetable (Grandma’s 4 O...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Memes 101 | Virtual Class for Adults

Ready to graduate from reading memes to creating them? Confused by memes entirely? We'll discuss how to make your own memes using free online generators, along with a little history of memes...

Technology

How to Spot Fake News | Virtual Class for Adults

Have you ever frowned at a questionable article shared by an acquaintance on Facebook, shared a compelling headline without reading the full text, or felt buried under the avalanche of information...

Technology

Intro to Canva | Virtual Class for Adults with Iowa City Public Library

Want to try out Canva.com, a free graphic design website? In this virtual class, you'll learn about its photo editing tools, clip art, and text options while we alter photos of ourselves for...

Technology

Belly Babies with Karen: Start your child's reading journey now!

Are you expecting a baby? Belly Babies is a special virtual webinar for expecting parents.

We’ll explore the importance of language and literacy skills before birth. You will also learn...

Children's

Lit Talks: Let the People Pick the President with Jesse Wegman

Recorded May 12, 2020

Join us online for an evening with New York Times editorial board member Jesse Wegman. In "Let The People Pick The President: the case for abolishing the...

Current Issues and Politics

Try It Tuesday: Summertime Smoothie

Want to learn how to make a refreshing summertime drink? Watch Hy-Vee dietitian Natalee Gent demonstrate how to make smoothies and try out a recipe at home! She also shared these pdf handouts with...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Family Night: Champagne Irish Dance Performance

Join the dancers of Champagne Academy of Irish Dance in Meeting Room A to learn more about Irish culture, language, music, and dance! Enjoy a showcase of the different kinds of dances by Champagne...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Iowa Women of the Great Migration: The Maid Narratives

Celebrate Women’s History Month and learn about the remarkable women who labored as domestic workers from the 1930s to 1950s and were interviewed for the book The Maid Narratives: Black Domestics...

Books and Writing Obermann Conversations