Ghosts of Johnson County

A presentation on Ghosts of Johnson County from our 1996 Summer Reading Program.

Recorded July 16, 1996 at Iowa City Public Library


Musical Storytime: Piano Special with Casey

Iowa City Public Library Children's Librarian, Casey, entertains us with piano music.

Recorded on July 17, 2014 at Iowa City Public Library.


Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip 2016

The ICPL was a stop on Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip! Crowds of excited kids joined us on Monday, June 27th at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. to meet this incredible TV celebrity, who is hitting the road...


Blank Park Zoo Show and Tell

The Blank Park Zoo is back for another show and tell program for the summer reading program! Meet and get to know a few of the animals from this wonderful zoo in Des Moines.


Birds of Prey with the RARE Group

Meet a few birds of prey and learn about the rehabilitation of similar animals with the RARE Group!

For more information regarding the RARE group please visit their website:...


Totally Tween Cupcake War

Special thanks to Molly's Cupcakes for their sponsorship of this program.

The competition heats up among a group of kiddos vying for best cupcake during the Totally Tween Cupcake War at the...


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Special thanks to Pearson for their sponsorship of this program.

The Iowa City Public Library, in conjunction with the company Pearson, launched the 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program...


Music is the Word: Preschool Storytime with Marc Falk

Marc Falk, a music professor at Coe College and founder of Iowa City's Outdoor Adventure Camps, presents a concert of fun and interactive music for kids and parents. Featuring songs about animals...


Author Visit: Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells comes to town! She is the gifted children's author and illustrator who created beloved characters Max and Ruby, Yoko, Sophie, and Felix, to name a few.

Join Rosemary Wells on...

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Books and Writing, Children's

Masked Marvels: Super Heroes of Folk Tales

Invisible Knights, Magic Carpets, and Three-Headed Monsters, oh my! Talespinner and troubadour, Darrin Crow, is bringing his storytelling prowess back to ICPL! Prepare to be amazed, inspired and...