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December 26, 2015

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The Book End Closed on Saturday, December 26

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Book End Bookstore

Staff or Desk Contact: Christina Stanton

Contact Phone: 319-887-6017

Closed to the public

Details: The Book End is closed on Saturday, December 26. Normal hours resume Sunday, December 27.

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Zalewski Family Meeting

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Zalewski Family Meeting

Contact Person: Elaine Zalweski

Contact Phone: 641-442-2304

Second Contact Name: Kassia Zalewski

Second Contact Phone: 319-423-4233

Closed to the public

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December 27, 2015

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Open Meditation Group

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Open Meditation Group

Contact Person: Andres Carlstein

Contact Phone: 917-952-4591

Second Contact Name: Adam Jaschen

Second Contact Phone: 515-681-8878

Open to the public

Details: Are you looking for more peace in your life? This group meets weekly to practice and is open to the public. No experience necessary, and there is never a fee of any kind. Enjoy the benefits of meditation and see how quickly it can transform your life for the better!

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Kids Winter Movie Marathon!

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200,

Open to the public

Details: Today we will be showing Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. Be sure to come by to see these classic winter flicks!

Fun activities for families to enjoy together.

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December 28, 2015

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Toddler Storytime: with Nancy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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Teen Center School's Out Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Minecraft Jr.

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Come enjoy an hour of Minecraft for the game's youngest fans. Meet other fans of your favorite game. We will play on the computers. This event is just for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-9)

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Memoir Group

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Memoir Group

Contact Person: Sharon Beckman

Contact Phone: 646-263-5708

Second Contact Name: Ron Pile

Second Contact Phone: 608-217-0025

Closed to the public

Details: Members meet and discuss personal writings

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December 29, 2015

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Toddler Storytime: with Angie

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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ICPL Tech Help

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Teen Center School's Out Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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December 30, 2015

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Preschool Storytime with Morgan

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: 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.

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Teen Center School's Out Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Iowa City Historic Foodies

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Iowa City Historic Foodies

Contact Person: Tammy Coverdale

Contact Phone: 319-631-8224

Second Contact Name: Maeve Clark

Second Contact Phone: 319-887-6004

Open to the public

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December 31, 2015

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New Years Eve

Iowa City Public Library will be open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m on New Years Eve.

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Preschool Storytime: The Snowman

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Casey

Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

Open to the public

Details: Today we will be screening a very special winter favorite by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman.

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Senior Tech Zone

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Johnson County Livable Communities

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-0515

Open to the public

Details: Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

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Teen Center School's Out Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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School's Out Special: New Year's Eve Fun!

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Angela Pilkington

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Make some noise for the New Year! Grades K-6 are invited to make some fun New Year's Eve crafts and have some fun to welcome in the New Year!

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The Book End Closed at 4:00

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Book End Bookstore

Staff or Desk Contact: Christina Stanton

Contact Phone: 319-887-6017

Closed to the public

Details: The Book End closes at 4:00pm on Thursday, December 31. Normal hours resume Saturday, January 2, 2016.

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5:00 p.m

The Iowa City Public Library will close early, at 5:00 p.m. on New Years Eve.

The Library's web page and catalog can be accessed 24 hours a day at www.icpl.org Information about eCollections is available at icpl.org/eMedia

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January 1, 2016

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The Iowa City Public Library will be closed on New Years Day.

The Library's web page and catalog can be accessed 24 hours a day at www.icpl.org Information about eCollections is available at icpl.org/eMedia

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January 2, 2016

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Family Storytime: with Angie

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. Family Storytime is recommended for all ages, but parents are asked to sit with their younger children.

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Teen Center Weekend Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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January 3, 2016

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Music is the Word, Sing-Along: Frozen

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Casey

Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

Open to the public

Details: Does the winter have you down? Let it go with today's special sing-along, Frozen!

As part of the Music is the Word program we will be hosting a classic film and singing along once a month.

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January 4, 2016

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Toddler Storytime: with Nancy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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Board of Pharmacy Compliance Officer

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Compliance officer

Contact Person: Curt Gerhold

Contact Phone: 319-310-8870

Closed to the public

Details: Monthly meeting

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IC Genealogical Society Board Meeting

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Iowa City Genealogical Society

Contact Person: Kathy Wachel

Contact Phone: 319-466-7506

Second Contact Name: Joanie Hindman

Second Contact Phone: 319-354-0455

Closed to the public

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Shire Business Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Society for Creative Anachronism

Contact Person: Dennis Coleman

Contact Phone: 319-621-8034

Open to the public

Details: This is the monthly business meeting of the Shire of Shadowdale. The Shire of Shadowdale is the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

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Iowa City Camera Club

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Iowa City Camera Club

Contact Person: Mark Gromko

Contact Phone: 319-383-8792

Second Contact Name: Larry Meister

Second Contact Phone: 319-624-2516

Open to the public

Details: Tonight's program is: Night Shoot and Share. This is a follow-up to the Night Shoot Tutorial. Please bring any nighttime images to share (on a flash drive). We will also review entries for the January competitions and returns from November.

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January 5, 2016

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Toddler Storytime: with Angie

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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ICPL Tech Help

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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MITW: Yahoo Drummers

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location:  Robert A. Lee Recreation Center Gymnastics Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Robert A. Lee Rec Center

Contact Phone: 319-356-5100

Open to the public

Details: Get with the beat with the Yahoo Drummers Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6 and continuing the first Tuesday of every month through April 5, 2016, from 7pm-9pm, you can be a part of the exotic sound and rhythm of the Yahoo Drummers. Join in on a monthly Family Drumming session at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center Gymnastics Room, where you'll explore and learn to play percussion instruments from all over the world, creating a unique musical experience each and every time! No fee; no registration required. For more info, call 319-356-5100.

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January 6, 2016

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Preschool Storytime with Kathy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: 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.

Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Good Neighbor Meeting 716 N. Dubuque

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Urban Acres Real Estate

Contact Person: Ross Nusser

Contact Phone: 319-331-5206

Second Contact Name: rossnusser@urbanacres.com

Second Contact Phone: 319-331-5206

Open to the public

Details: This event is a good neighbor meeting for the neighbors of 716 N. Dubuque Street, which is being considered for a parking special exception by the board of adjustment. The purpose of this meeting is to answer any and all questions pertaining to the property as well as to address any concerns.

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January 7, 2016

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Preschool Storytime

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: 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.

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Senior Tech Zone

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Johnson County Livable Communities

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-0515

Open to the public

Details: Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

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Michael Dudley Bray for President

1:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Michael Dudley Bray for President

Contact Person: Michael Bray

Contact Phone: 319-351-3439

Open to the public

Details: Meet and greet with a presidential candidate. Ask me how we are going to pay off the 17 trillion dollar debt. I would need 2 terms or 8 years to pay off the debt.

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Wii Gaming for School-age Children

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk, Intern

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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January 8, 2016

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Book Babies: with Karen (am)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Explore Your iPad

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Come to get an overview of the iPad and explore navigation, important settings, native applications, and much more. This class is designed for a person that is new to using an iPad. Space is limited so register online or by calling 356-5200.

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Book Babies: with Karen (pm)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-887-3402

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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