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Sunday Fun Day: Sun Whirligigs

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 15 hours

Come Solar-brate with us as we prepare for the Solar Eclipse that will take place on Monday, Aug. 21 by creating your very own whirligig. A thuamaotrope, sometimes called a whirligig, is a classic optical illusion toy consisting of a card with two different pictures on each side; when spun rapidly the pictures appear to combine, just like the sun and moon during the solar eclipse. We will provide patterns for your whirligig or your can create your own!.

Solar-bration of the Solar Eclipse!

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 days 13 hours

Come Solar-brate and watch the eclipse at the library! On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible in the continental United States. This total eclipse will only be visible on a narrow track stretching across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. No other country will get to see the total eclipse this time.

Pajama Storytime

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 2 days

Come on by the Storytime Room for stories, songs and activities all about going to bed! Stuffed animals and pajama wearing are encouraged.

Wonk Wednesday - Environmental Policy: Mr Cwiertny Goes To Washington

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 4 days

Dave Cwiertny, Director of the Public Policy Center Environmental Policy Research Program will talk about his year in Washington, DC as a staff member of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce.

Wonk: A person who knows a lot about the details of a particular field (such as politics) and often talks a lot about that subject. Wonk Wednesdays - A Public Policy Project is a series of monthly community-focused events sponsored by the UI Public Policy Center and the Iowa City Public Library.

Tee Off for Swimming and Reading Golf Fundraiser

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:30am
In 2 weeks 6 days

Enjoy a Friday afternoon on the links at this first ever joint fundraiser for the community's children. This is a shared charity golf event to benefit children's swim lessons through the Iowa City Parks & Recreation Department, and children's reading programs of the Iowa City Public Library. 
Cost of a foursome: $125/golfer or $500/foursome.

Lunch - 11:30 AM
Shotgun - 1:00 PM

Finkbine Golf Course
1380 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA