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Sunday Fun Day: Shamrock Fun

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
2 weeks 4 days ago

Stop by the Storytime Room to make shamrocks in anticipation of St. Patrick's Day. Not only will it bring you good luck, but it keep you from getting pinched! Win, Win. Slainte !

Sunday Fun Day activities are for the entire family to enjoy together.

ICPL Teen Activity Group

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 17 hours

Calling all people in grades 7-12! TAG is looking for new members!

The Iowa City Public Library Teen Activity Group (TAG) is designed to energize teen programming and services as well as allow teens a greater voice at the Library. We meet monthly to discuss books, plan upcoming events, and talk about what's going on. We also we eat snacks.

Want to make a difference in your Library? Maybe you just love reading and making new friends? We'd love to hear from you! TAG meets each month during the school year. Drop by and find out what we're about!

Belly Babies: Breathing Techniques and Infant Massage

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 19 hours

Kristin Bergman, LPN, LMT and Doula, of will teach breathing techniques for birth preparation, and demonstrate how you can connect with your baby through massage.

Programs are free and open to all expectant parents in the community. Registration isn't required. Older siblings are welcome to attend.

Community Seed Share

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 days 18 hours

Want to start a vegetable or flower garden, but don’t want to invest in large quantities of seeds? Want to try growing something new? Do you have extra seeds that you'd like to share with other gardeners? Join us for a Community Seed Share!

Sunday Fun Day: Ninjas!

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 days 18 hours

Winter is officially over, so it's time for Ninja Spring Training! Join us in the storytime room to create nunchucks, ninja throwing stars, ninja turtle masks, and more! HI-YAH!

Thomas Frank reading and presentation - "Listen, Liberal"

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 4 days 22 hours

What’s the Matter With Kansas author Thomas Frank will talk about his newest book, Listen, Liberal. Hailed as “the most prescient book” of the year, Listen, Liberal accurately described what ailed the Democratic Party even before the election of 2016 made their weaknesses obvious. It is the story of how the “Party of the People” detached itself from its historic constituency among average Americans and chose instead to line up with the winners of our new economic order.

Wonder Wednesdays: Lego Build Grades K-2

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 5 days 20 hours

Wonder Wednesdays is a new after school series that incorporates learning STEAM in a fun way for kids in grades K-2. The first week of each month will be building with Lego's. Show us how creative you can be with your Lego building! All supplies are provided but, please leave all personal Lego's at home.

Preschool Storytime: Animal Adoption

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 6 days 14 hours

In celebration of the upcoming National Pet Day, we are having Lisa Bragg from the Iowa City Animal Care & Adoption Center as a special guest storyteller! We will read books about some of our favorite pets and learn about the benefits of adopting a new animal friend instead of buying. For all animal lovers to enjoy!

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.


Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 1 day

Led by Donald Bell, creator of Maker Project Lab and a former Projects Editor for Make: Magazine. Workshop participants of all ages can learn the basics of soldering electronics and put it to use by assembling a cool LED light project called a Larson Scanner. Space is limited; participants should pre-register at