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Preschool Storytime: Owls!

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 20 hours

Today we will be doing a shorter storytime about owls and then meeting a real owl! Joan from Raptology will be here to answer all of your questions about owls. A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Sunday Fun Day: Build a Monster

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 5 days 23 min

We are celebrating Art and Literature at the library this month for ARTober! If you could design your own monster, what would it look like? We will have eyes, arms, feet, teeth and more for you to design and create your monstrous pal!

Sunday Fundays are designed for children and their families to enjoy together.

Halloween Crafternoon! Create your own Pumpkin Stencil

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 5 days 1 hour

Create your own Halloween pumpkin stencil using Adobe Photoshop. Have you always wanted to carve your own portrait into a pumpkin? Do you wish there was a stencil of your favorite celebrity or pop culture icon? Learn how to use this tool to create your own printable Halloween stencil from photographs or online images. There is a limit of 9 participants.

World Language Circle Time: French

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 6 days 2 hours

Join us as we welcome Raia Lichen to lead children, ages 5-8, in a World Language Circle Time where we will read "What would an Ant do with a Crumb" first in English and then in a world language. The featured world languages this week is French! We will do a fun activity based on the story, discuss where the world language comes from, and offer tips on how to interact with a language you don't know.

Orchestra Iowa: Pied Piper

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 1 day

Join Orchestra Iowa’s talented chamber ensembles as they introduce preschool-aged children to the instruments of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert. This week we will be learning about the strings section and sampling music performed by string musicians.

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

Making Something Beautiful

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 2:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 2 days

Today we are participating in 2018's Read for the Record day. This year's book is Maybe Something Beautiful, How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell.

Once we finish reading we will have an open art activity time where children will be allowed to explore materials and create an art project of their own design.

Sunday Fun Day: Skeletons & Ghosts!

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 5 days

Trick or Treat! Construct your own skeleton out of Q-tips and take a treat home to eat later! Ghost pops are so easy that the kids can make them all by themselves.

Sunday Fundays are designed for children and their families to enjoy together.

Preschool Halloween Dance Party

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 weeks 20 hours

We are celebrating Halloween with a huge preschoolers party! For children ages 3-5. Older and younger siblings are welcome as well. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to this "scary fun" event! We will play groovy Halloween dance music like the Monster Mash, and have spooky games and crafts! If you don't have a costume ready to go, we will have a silly costume box to borrow items from! We will end the party with a trick-or-treat parade through the library.

Teen Halloween Movie: A Quiet Place

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 weeks 1 day

Join us for candy and scares in the Teen Center as we watch A Quiet Place to celebrate Halloween!: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.