Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.


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...


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...


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...


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...

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...


Family Special: MusicIC

Join violin-fiddle duo Tricia Park and Taylor Morris in this special family concert as they explore a genre-bending program of music from traditional classical fair to contemporary world music as...


Backyard Animals!

Meet some animals you may recognize from your backyard and learn how to keep them safe in this conservation program with Johnson County Naturalist Sydney Algreen.


Fossil Frenzy with Sarah Horgen

Explore the buried gems of the past and discover the heroes of Iowa's fossil record with Sarah Horgen from the University of Iowa's Museum of Natural History.


Eulenspiegel Presents: Little Red Riding Hood

The tale of Little Red Riding Hood comes to life with hand crafted marionettes, scenery and an array of wacky characters the entire family is sure to love.

Eulenspiegel's adaptation of...