Arts, Music, and Hobbies

MusicIC Festival | Whitman's "Lilacs"

As part of the City of Literature's annual MusicIC festival, University of Iowa Professor and Walt Whitman scholar Ed Folsom will discuss Whitman's poem, "When Lilacs Last in the...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Reading Anne Frank: Dear Kitty - The Act of Keeping a Diary | Iowa City Public Library

Speakers: high school teacher Ali Borger-German, renowned Anne Frank scholar Kirsten Kumpf Baele, and author Jennifer New.

This series provides three different lenses through which to view...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Igniting Change One Wall at a Time | An Obermann Conversation

When two large figures took shape on Burlington Street in Iowa City last summer, passersby had to contend with messages that went beyond the colorful, playful images of other downtown murals....

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Current Issues and Politics Obermann Conversations

Reading Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl | Iowa City Public Library

In this first of three sessions focused on reading Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, local architect Heike Kumpf helps us better understand where Frank was writing from the spatial constraints....

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Mandala Rock Painting for Adults

Creating mandalas, the geometric repetitive paters, often made with dots has become quite popular in the last few years. Both relaxing and meditative, painting a mandala can be a solitary activity...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Let's Try Creativebug | Virtual Class for Adults with Iowa City Public Library

Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists on Creativebug, the library's newest online resource!

We'll start by...

Technology, Arts, Music, and Hobbies Classes for Adults

Family Night | Mother's Day Sew-Along with Home Ec Workshop | Iowa City Public Library

Are you looking for a fun project to do with Mom, Grandma, an aunt or any special guardian in your life for Mother's Day? Why not learn a fun, new skill together with Codi from Home Ec....

Children's, Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Bullet Journal Basics

Before watching this class, we recommend you watch this video from Ryder Carroll who created the Bullet Journaling Method.

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

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

Obermann Conversations: Domestic Stories

How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies Obermann Conversations