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December 5, 2015

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4th Annual ICPL Arts and Crafts Bazaar

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Christina Stanton

Contact Phone: 319-887-6017

Open to the public

Details: Don't miss the 4th Annual ICPL Arts & Crafts Bazaar on Saturday, December 5th. There will be a wide selection of unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, from quilts and hand knitted items to jewelry, holiday ornaments and more, all donated by local artists and crafters. All proceeds from this year's sale will benefit the ICPL Friends Foundation to support the collections and services of the Iowa City Public Library. A special children's craft event will be offered in meeting Room D. Don't miss The Book End's winter book sale, happening from 10:00am-3:00pm in the hallway outside of Meeting Room A.

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Family Storytime: National Federation of the Blind of Iowa: Old Capitol Chapter

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: Join our friends from the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa: Old Capitol Chapter as they read braille stories. After storytime a chapter member will help write your name in braille.

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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Letter Writing Workshop

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Prison Letter Workshop

Contact Person: Benjamin Wills

Contact Phone: 404-403-2061

Second Contact Name: Cammy York

Second Contact Phone: 619-952-3110

Open to the public

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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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Eckhart Tolle Group

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Eckhart Tolle

Contact Person: Janis Russell

Contact Phone: 319-338-6716

Second Contact Name: Scott Wilcox

Second Contact Phone: 319-430-4908

Open to the public

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December 6, 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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Dreamwell Theatre Auditions for "The Great God Pan"

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Dreamwell Theatre

Contact Person: Stephen Polchert

Contact Phone: 319-354-9386

Second Contact Name: Elisabeth Ross

Second Contact Phone: 641-330-6835

Open to the public

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Board Meeting - Hawkeye Chapter ACLU-Iowa

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Hawkeye Chapter ACLU-Iowa

Contact Person: Aleksey Gurtovoy

Contact Phone: 319-351-2267

Second Contact Name: Robert Givens

Second Contact Phone: 319-354-6639

Closed to the public

Details: Bimonthly board meeting - open to chapter members

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Prairie Lights Author Presentation: Rosemary Wells

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Victoria Walton, Prairie Lights

Contact Phone: 319-337-2681

Co-Sponsor Contact: Angela Pilkington

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-887-6019

Open to the public

Details: Rosemary Wells is coming 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. Mark your calendars and spread the word. Rosemary Wells, children's author & illustrator talk & book signing Sunday, December 6 at 2 pm in Iowa City Public Library Meeting Room A.  Children and adults alike will enjoy a fascinating trip with Rosemary Wells into her studio through a video to find about her life and her thoughts about reading, writing and illustrating. All are welcome, no preregistration needed. Rosemary Wells' books will be for sale at the event and prior at Prairie Lights Books. Her talk will be followed by a book signing.

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SIT, STAY, R.E.A.D.: with Therapy Dogs of Johnson County

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

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Services Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Come read aloud to trained therapy dogs. Read four times to earn a new book!

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December 7, 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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Hour of Code 2015--Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code

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

Computer Lab, Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This year we're trying Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code using drag-drop blocks and JavaScript. For teens in grades 7-12.

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ICPL Friends Fundraising Committee

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: ICPL Friends Foundation Fundraising Committee

Contact Person: Joy Smith

Contact Phone: 319-855.8749

Closed to the public

Details: Committee meeting

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

5:00 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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Arts Iowa City Board Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Arts Iowa City

Contact Person: Dan Cummins

Contact Phone: 8475338202

Second Contact Name: Laurie Cummins

Second Contact Phone: 847-533-9169

Closed to the public

Details: Board Meeting

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NaNoWriMo TGIO Party

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: NaNoWriMo

Contact Person: Marie Raven

Contact Phone: 319-855-0333

Second Contact Name: L Savich

Second Contact Phone: 517-242-5762

Open to the public

Details: Say goodbye to National Novel Writing Month 2015!

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Nilda and Nuñez Club

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Nilda and Nuñez Club

Contact Person: Susan Peterson

Contact Phone: 319-331-0087

Second Contact Name: Susan Shallow

Second Contact Phone: 319-351-2606

Closed to the public

Details: Film: Strawberry and Chocolate

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Soviet Film Club

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Soviet Film Club

Contact Person: Elizabeth Bowen

Contact Phone: 507-3196801

Second Contact Name: Brent Bormann

Second Contact Phone: 319-5121004

Open to the public

Details: A film club dedicated to films and culture of the former Soviet Union.

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December 8, 2015

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Twitter Basics and Beyond

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

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Have a Twitter account or would like to get one? Find out during this session how Twitter is used by its many followers and tweeters to stay up on the news, stay current in their career or simply connect with friends and family. We will go over the Twitter interface and privacy settings as well. Space is limited register online or by calling 356-5200.

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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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UAY Job Shop

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

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Co-Sponsor: United Action For Youth

Co-Sponsor Contact: Ashley Lindley

Co-Sponsor Phone: -

Open to the public

Details: Job Shop is a program where teens ages 12-17 years can receive free help from UAY staff to search for jobs. At Job Shop we aim to help you gain the skills you need to succeed in the workforce. We can help you search for available jobs, complete job applications, create a resume, and prepare for job interviews. We will be available at the Iowa City Public Library the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30pm-5:30pm. You can also receive Job Shop assistance during our drop-in hours every Thursday from 2pm-4pm at our 355 Iowa Avenue Youth Center location where we will be available to help!

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Library-Community Writing Center

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second Floor Training Lab.

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NextGen Book Club

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: NextGen Climate

Contact Person: Liam Hancock

Contact Phone: 319-594-0522

Open to the public

Details: Discussing The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

5:30 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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Dreamwell Theatre Auditions for "The Great God Pan"

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Dreamwell Theatre

Contact Person: Stephen Polchert

Contact Phone: 319-354-9386

Second Contact Name: Elisabeth Ross

Second Contact Phone: 641-330-6835

Open to the public

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December 9, 2015

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ICPL Friends Foundation Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Meeting Room B

Staff or Desk Contact: Patty McCarthy

Contact Phone: 319-356-5249

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-

Closed to the public

Details: Looking Forward event committee meeting

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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 Elizabeth

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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Music on Wednesday @ICPL with Preucil School of Music

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: ICPL

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Join musicians from the Preucil School of Music as they share their joy in music performance.

Celebrate "all things music" with Music on Wednesday. Part of "Music is the Word" series to welcome the UI School of Music to Downtown Iowa City. More information is available at http://www.icpl.org/mitw

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PLRO-IC Meeting

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Rooms B & C

Group Name: PLRO-IC

Contact Person: David Schwindt

Contact Phone: 319-325-8139

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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United Action for Youth Event

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: United Action for Youth

Contact Person: Lori Montgomery

Contact Phone: 319-338-7518

Second Contact Name: Ally Hanten

Second Contact Phone: 319-338-7518

Open to the public

Details: Current topic related to youth for parents.

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Table to Table Board Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Table to Table

Contact Person: Ann Donahue

Contact Phone: 319-430-9867

Second Contact Name: Tom Suter

Second Contact Phone: 319-400-4186

Open to the public

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December 10, 2015

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Music is the Word Preschool Storytime: Christmas Sing-Along

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Are you looking forward to letting it snow and building a frosty snowman of your own? Stop by preschool storytime today to sing classic secular Christmas and winter songs! Part of the ICPL "Music Is The Word" series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City.

Family Concerts are designed for the entire family. Parents, children and grandparents alike are welcome and will enjoy these friendly, fun shows.

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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 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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Totally Tweens: Minute to Win It

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Get into the holiday spirit by playing fast and festive games with friends to win silly prizes.

For children in grades 3rd-6th.

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Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: IC Historic Preservation Commission

Contact Person: Bob Miklo

Contact Phone: 319-356-5240

Second Contact Name: Jessica Bristow

Second Contact Phone: 319-356-5243

Open to the public

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December 11, 2015

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The Iowa City Public Library will be closed on December 11th for staff training.

The Library's web page and catalog can be accessed 24 hours a day at www.icpl.org Online collections are available at www.icpl.org/emedia

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December 12, 2015

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Moms Demand Action: Orange Walk

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Moms Demand Action

Contact Person: Rebecca Truszkowski

Contact Phone: 319-331-3599

Second Contact Name: Shelly Kerr

Second Contact Phone: 319-325-8599

Open to the public

Details: Moms Demand Action will be doing Orange Walks across the country on this day commemorating the third anniversary of Sandy Hook and honoring all gun violence survivors. Meet at the library for the 10:00am walk.

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Dreamwell Theatre Artistic Committee

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Dreamwell Theatre

Contact Person: Chuck Dufano

Contact Phone: 319-338-2626

Second Contact Name: Stephen Polchert

Second Contact Phone: 319-354-9386

Closed to the public

Details: Local theatre committee meeting.

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Family Storytime: with Karen

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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Way Cool Chemistry

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian Visser

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: Experience the excitement of chemistry with science experiments and demonstrations. For grades 5-8.

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St Nicholas Day

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Polish in IC

Contact Person: Gosia Clore

Contact Phone: 973-342-5599

Second Contact Name: Anna Anderson

Second Contact Phone: 319-560-3070

Closed to the public

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December 13, 2015

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Holiday Concert

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Creative Motion Alliance

Contact Person: Susan McGuire

Contact Phone: 319-337-3233

Second Contact Phone: 319-

Open to the public

Details: Holiday Concert - McGuire music studio.

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Arabic For kids

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Ahlulbayt Center

Contact Person: Hayder Alalwan

Contact Phone: 319-621-5730

Closed to the public

Details: Teaching Arabic language

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Sunday Fun Day: Sock Snowmen

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: Do you have odd socks that are missing a partner? Bring them in to the library today and we'll turn them in to snowmen! While tube socks work best, any sock will do!

Fun activities for families to enjoy together.

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James Gang Board Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: The James Gang

Contact Person: Cassandra Elton

Contact Phone: 908-868-5142

Second Contact Name: Katie Heffner

Second Contact Phone: 319-333-2110

Open to the public

Details: The James Gang is a local non-profit that helps other non-profits go public. This is our monthly board meeting.

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December 14, 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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Arc of Southeast Iowa Job Fair

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Arc of Southeast Iowa

Contact Person: Evelyn Charles

Contact Phone: 319-351-5017

Second Contact Name: Jorja Ludeking

Second Contact Phone: 319-351-5017

Open to the public

Details: Representative from The Arc will be available for open interviews and to talk about job openings.

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League of Women Voters of Johnson County Board Meeting

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: League of Women Voters of Johnson County

Contact Person: Gaylen Wobeter

Contact Phone: 319-338-5218

Second Contact Name: Nancy Lynch

Second Contact Phone: 319-338-3818

Closed to the public

Details: Board of Directors meeting, League of Women Voters of Johnson County

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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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Women Helping Women WINN

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: WHWW

Contact Person: Marissa Marriott

Contact Phone: 501-944-0757

Second Contact Name: Sabrina Rogers

Second Contact Phone: 920-723-0112

Closed to the public

Details: Professional Women's Referral Group

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Iowa City Astronomy Club

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: IC Astronomy Club

Contact Person: Dan Bastemeyer

Contact Phone: 319-338-3618

Second Contact Name: Jim Baker

Second Contact Phone: 319-688-9853

Open to the public

Details: Monthly Meeting

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December 15, 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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Prelude Team Building

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

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Prelude Behavioral Services

Contact Person: Kristin Frank

Contact Phone: 319-248-8698

Second Contact Name: Leonarda Decker

Second Contact Phone: 319-351-4357

Closed to the public

Details: Team Building activity for Prevention Staff at Prelude Behavioral Services.

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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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Music Is The Word B.Y.O.Book - Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: The Mill

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Join us for the fall 2015 series of the B.Y.O.Book "Books In Bars" Book Club meetups! This month we'll be at The Mill to discuss "Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain" by Oliver Sacks. Registration is encouraged due to space limitations. Limited copies of the book will be available for check out from Reference Desk staff on 2nd floor at ICPL.

Part of the ICPL "Music Is The Word" series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City. Information about other events available at http://www.icpl.org/mitw

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Critical 5

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Critical 5

Contact Person: Marjorie Davis

Contact Phone: 319-331-0410

Second Contact Name: Joanne Seeburger

Second Contact Phone: 319-331-0410

Closed to the public

Details: Writing/Critique Group

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December 16, 2015

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ICCSD Instructional Design Strategists

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: ICCSD Instructional Design Strategists

Contact Person: Natalee Thompson

Contact Phone: 319-688-1000

Second Contact Name: Mark Brockmeyer

Second Contact Phone: 319-688-1000

Open to the public

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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.

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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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Iowa City Climate Advocates December Meeting

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Iowa City Climate Advocates

Contact Person: Eric Johnson

Contact Phone: 319-400-9903

Second Contact Name: Peter Rolnick

Second Contact Phone: 660-342-2671

Open to the public

Details: Iowa City Climate Advocates is meeting to discuss a campaign to improve energy efficiency in local rental units and actions to support the Paris Climate Talks.

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Music is the Word Documentary Screening: Don't Think I've Forgotten - Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Don't Think I've Forgotten tracks the twists and turns of Cambodian music as it morphs into rock and roll, blossoms, and is nearly destroyed along with the rest of the country. This documentary film provides a new perspective on a country usually associated with only war and genocide. (2014) 105 min

Part of the ICPL "Music Is The Word" series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City. Information about other events available at http://www.icpl.org/mitw

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December 17, 2015

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Preschool Storytime: Gingerbread Fun!

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Stop by storytime today for our annual gingerbread cookie decorating extravaganza! Be sure to bring your sweet tooth.

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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Community Transportation Committee

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Community Transportation Committee

Contact Person: Jeremy Endsley

Contact Phone: 916-599-9399

Second Contact Name: Laura Jackson

Second Contact Phone: 319-351-0326

Open to the public

Details: Meeting

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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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After School Minecraft

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

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. Game rotation and group play are encouraged. Players should have a Minecraft account to play in multiplayer mode. Players without an account may use a library account, but these are limited and first come first serve. Otherwise players without an account may play still play in singleplayer mode. Please register below. This event is for children in grades 3rd-8th (ages 8-14)

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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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ICPL Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Boardroom

Staff or Desk Contact: ICPL

Contact Phone: 319.887.6001 or 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Board Meeting minutes and agendas are available at http://www.icgov.org/apps/boards/

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December 18, 2015

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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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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.

Date of publication

Thursday, December 03, 2015

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