Iowa City Community School District Visiting Author 2022 | Interview with Juana Martinez-Neal

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Thanks to Hills Bank and Iowa City Community School...

Books and Writing, Children's Children's Visiting Authors

Family Night | Pizza Making with Becky's Mindful Kitchen

Tonight you can make your own pizza for dinner with Becky Schmooke from Becky's Mindful Kitchen right in your own kitchen. Pick up an optional ingredients kit from the library, and follow...


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

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...


"Ebenezer Duke" with Duke Otherwise | Family Night

Our favorite tap-dancing, guitar-wielding wordsmith is returning to ICPL! "Ebenezer Duke"is a brand new mini-musical; a 45-minute re-telling of "A Christmas Carol" told through...


Drag Storytime & Costume Ball 2019

Halloween is upon us and it's time to show off this year's dress-up lewks! Join us for a special Halloween-themed Drag Storytime with some of Iowa City's finest drags queens and...


Storytime with Ellen Buchanan

Join us for a very special guest for family storytime, Iowa City legend Ellen Buchanan! Ellen is a wonderful friend of the library--you won't want to miss her special storytime!



Storytime with Mari Redington

Join us for a preschool-oriented program that often features special guests or includes longer stories. Preschool Stories & More is recommended for children who are 3, 4, or 5 years old.


Darrin Crow: Talespinner & Troubadour

There is a Universe of Stories out there, and storyteller Darrin Crow is blasting off to bring them to you. This summer's stories will feature tales of the sun and moon, constellations,...


The National Mississippi River Museum presents Ocean Odyssey

The NMRM’s traveling touch tank brings live ocean animals to you! Break down common misconceptions surrounding sharks and rays, as we highlight the unique adaptations these animals have to survive...