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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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School Garden Workshop Planning

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

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Field to Family

Contact Person: Michelle Kenyon

Contact Phone: 319-325-2701

Second Contact Name: Jenni Mettenmeyer

Second Contact Phone: 319-855-0318

Open to the public

Details: Planning the upcoming school garden workshop.

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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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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 read personal essays and get feedback

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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  (at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center Gymnastics Room)

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

Location:  Robert A. Lee Recreation Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Robert A. Lee Rec Center

Contact Phone: 319-356-5100

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-

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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Chris Hoffman for Supervisor Meet & Greet

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Chris Hoffman, Candidate

Contact Person: Chris Hoffman

Contact Phone: 319-321-4902

Open to the public

Details: Meet and Greet Johnson County Supervisor candidate Chris Hoffman.

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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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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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January 9, 2016

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PEO Chapter KP Meeting

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: PEO Chapter KP

Contact Person: Claudia Gieswein

Contact Phone: 319-358-6604

Second Contact Name: Kirsten Nelson

Second Contact Phone: 319-541-3638

Open to the public

Details: Chapter Meeting

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Family 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: 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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Iowa State LULAC

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Iowa State LULAC

Contact Person: Janet weaver

Contact Phone: 319-358-9866

Second Contact Name: Mike Reyes

Second Contact Phone: 563-343-4108

Closed to the public

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National Federation of the Blind of Iowa: Old Capitol Chapter

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Old Capital Chapter NFB

Contact Person: Tai Tomasi

Contact Phone: 515-710-4402

Second Contact Name: Inny Duncan

Second Contact Phone: 319-530-3635

Open to the public

Details: Monthly blindness advocacy group meeting. Open to anyone interested in issues involving visual impairment.

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Auditions for ICCT's Lost in Yonkers

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

Meeting Room C

Group Name: ICCT

Contact Person: Nate Sullivan

Contact Phone: 515-971-1325

Second Contact Name: Nate Sullivan

Second Contact Phone: 515-971-1270

Open to the public

Details: Open auditions for Iowa City Community Theatre's production of Lost in Yonkers. Sides will be available for cold readings.

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Dreamwell's Auditions for Gidion's Knot

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Dreamwell

Contact Person: Matt Falduto

Contact Phone: 319-358-9092

Second Contact Name: Steve Polchert

Second Contact Phone: 319-423-9820

Open to the public

Details: Auditions for Dreamwell's production of Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams

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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 Group

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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January 10, 2016

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Wolf Den meeting

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Wolf Den

Contact Person: Michelle Weckmann

Contact Phone: 319-331-5911

Second Contact Name: Chris Weckmann

Second Contact Phone: 319-331-3603

Closed to the public

Details: Meeting of IC Wolf Den

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Arabic For kids

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Ahlulbayt Center

Contact Person: Hayder Alalwan

Contact Phone: 319-621-5730

Closed to the public

Details: Teaching class

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Project Green 2nd Sunday Garden Forum: Something Old, Something New - Trees, Shrubs and Evergreens with Chuck Porto

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Project GREEN

Co-Sponsor Contact: Jan Carpenter

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-8613

Open to the public

Details: Chuck Porto, retail manager at Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center and host of KXIC radio's Saturday Lawn & Garden Show, will be here to re-introduce us to the best of the old standards, and introduce us to the best of the "new" plants on the market. Chuck lives, works and gardens in Iowa City.

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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 E (2nd Floor)

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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January 11, 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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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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Arts Iowa City Board Meeting

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Arts Iowa City

Contact Person: Dan Cummins

Contact Phone: 847-533-8202

Second Contact Name: Laurie Cummins

Second Contact Phone: 847-533-9169

Closed to the public

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Women Helping Women Winn

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

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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Auditions for ICCT's Lost in Yonkers

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

Meeting Room C

Group Name: ICCT

Contact Person: Nate Sullivan

Contact Phone: 515-971-1325

Second Contact Name: Carl Brown

Open to the public

Details: Open auditions for Iowa City Community Theatre's production of Lost in Yonkers. Sides will be available for cold readings.

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Dreamwell's Auditions for Gidion's Knot

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Dreamwell

Contact Person: Matt Falduto

Contact Phone: 319-358-9092

Second Contact Name: Steve Polchert

Second Contact Phone: 319-423-9820

Open to the public

Details: Auditions for Dreamwell's production of Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams

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Bicyclists of Iowa City Board Meeting

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Bicyclists of Iowa City

Contact Person: Nate Vanderweide

Contact Phone: 319-430-9941

Second Contact Name: Mary Copper

Second Contact Phone: 319-430-7169

Open to the public

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January 12, 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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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

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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NextGen Book Club

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: NextGen Climate

Contact Person: Liam Hancock

Contact Phone: 319-594-0522

Open to the public

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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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Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Violet Realm

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

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Iowa Writers' House

Co-Sponsor Contact: Andrea Wilson

Co-Sponsor Phone: 786-612-5551

Open to the public

Details: Come join your fellow fantasy,sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the Iowa City Public Library. We’ll come together and provide prompts, topic discussions, and the chance to free write with Iowa City’s literary community. Ever had the dream to write but don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced writer who just can’t break through that pesky writer’s block? Do you have knowledge you want to impart upon fellow writers? Join us!

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ICN #563881 - Iowa Shares Meeting

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Iowa Shares

Contact Person: Toni Blair

Contact Phone: 1-800-248-4483

Second Contact Phone: 319-

Closed to the public

Details: Iowa Shares members discuss organization operations and learn how to fundraise through workplace giving programs.

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Veterans For Peace Meeting

6:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Veterans For Peace

Contact Person: Ed Flaherty

Contact Phone: 319-621-6766

Second Contact Name: Jim Bradley

Second Contact Phone: 319-400-8188

Closed to the public

Details: Meeting of Veterans For Peace Chapter #161. All veterans and others interested in working for peace are welcome. The need for voices for peace is urgent.

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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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January 13, 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.

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Music on Wednesday @ICPL: Deb Singer

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

Location: Lobby

Staff or Desk Contact: ICPL

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Since 1980 Deb Singer has shared her passion for music and movement with the Iowa City community. Deb is a perennial favorite at ICPL Storytimes, local preschools, and other events for the "under 5 crowd." She also shares her joy in music through her performance with the world music band, Kol Shira. Today Deb will share her classical guitar favorites.

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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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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LULAC Meeting (League of United Latin American Citizens)

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: LULAC

Contact Person: Andrew Bribriesco

Contact Phone: 563-505-2770

Second Contact Name: Gabrila Rivera

Second Contact Phone: 319-321-6059

Open to the public

Details: Legal Latin American citizens organizational meeting: community members monthly meeting

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Paul's Book Club - Prairie Lights Books

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Paul's Book Club

Contact Person: Paul Ingram

Contact Phone: 319-337-2681

Open to the public

Details: This month's book: "The Folded Leaf" by William Maxwell. Everybody is welcome.

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January 14, 2016

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Music is the Word, Preschool Storytime: West Music, Sing and Play and Learn Today

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 West Music's Sing and Play and Learn Today will be leading us in a special musical preschool storytime. Stop by to learn some new songs and have a great time singing, dancing and playing together!

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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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Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Program

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Alzheimer’s Association of East Central Iowa

Contact Person: Ann Drobot

Contact Phone: 319-294-9699

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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Totally Tweens: Winter Luau

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: Fight off the winter blues by taking a trip to sunny Hawaii. Join us for our version of a luau complete with lei making, limbo and other tropical games.

For children in grades 3rd-6th

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Music is the Word Documentary Screening: Keep on Keepin' On

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: A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition. 84 min (2014)

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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January 15, 2016

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ICN #565602 - Iowa Council on Homelessness

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Iowa Council on Homelessness

Contact Person: Toni Blair

Contact Phone: 1-800-248-4483

Closed to the public

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Early Satellite Voting for January 19 Special Election

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

Meeting Rooms B & C

Staff or Desk Contact: Johnson County Auditor's Office

Contact Phone: 319.356.6004

Co-Sponsor Contact: jdeeth@co.johnson.ia.us

Open to the public

Details: Call the Johnson County Auditor's Office for more information: 356-6004.

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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

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Department