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SRP Kids: Laura Ernst, Kinetic Entertainment

International award-winning entertainer, juggler and acrobat Laura Ernst shows us her award-winning juggling, acrobatic hula hoops and human-sized hamster ball!

This event is part of the...


Eastern Iowa Rocks! An Introduction to Rockhounding in Iowa

Ray Anderson from the Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society gives a brief overview of local geology and cool rocks to be found in Iowa.

This program is part of ICPL's 2018 Adult Summer...

Current Issues and Politics

SRP Kids: Macaroni Soup! with Miss Carole and Clarence

Put on your dancing shoes for Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole and Clarence! The Summer Reading season kicks off with a wonderful interactive music program. Macaroni Soup! with Miss Carole and...


SRP Kids: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

Do you know the difference between a reptile and an amphibian? After this program you will! Be a herpetologist and hands-on explore the world of herps (collective name for reptiles and amphibians...


Weber Days: Larry Ginter and Iowa City's Horse Racing Tradition

Standard bred horse-racing was all the rage at the beginning of the 20th Century. ICPL Librarian Anne Mangano shares her research on Larry Ginter, Iowa City's most famous race horse.


Local History

Weber Days: A Brief History of the Lucas Farms Neighborhood

Hear the 175 year old story of this modest neighborhood with a rich history! Lucas Farms Neighborhood sits on the original farmland of Iowa's first Territorial Governor, Robert Lucas. Judy Nyren,...

Local History

DNA Interest Group: Pharmacogenomics - How Genes Inform Drug Therapy

A discussion of how genetic variations can be used to predict an individual's response to certain pharmacological drugs. The presentation focuses on explaining the link between genetics and drug...

Current Issues and Politics

Weber Days: Iowa City Then & Now - A Photographic Comparison of Downtown 1970 - 2018

When the wave of urban renewal arrived in Iowa City in the late 1960s, Dr. Oscar Beasley took notice and began photographing the downtown area's oldest buildings. He continued to document downtown...

Local History

Weber Days: Iowa City & RAGBRAI - A Brief History

RAGBRAI veterans share their memories of Iowa City's participation on the largest one week bicycle ride on the planet. Speakers include Larry Fitzpatrick, Barb Goff, Gordon Goldsmith, and Todd...

Local History

Weber Days: 6-on-6 Girls' Basketball in Iowa

Up until 1993, Iowa was devoted to an unusual form of women's sport known as 6-on-6 girls' basketball. To mark the 25th anniversary of the final season, Iowa Women's Archives staff and UI American...

Local History