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November 28, 2015

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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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Zalewski Family Meeting

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 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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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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November 29, 2015

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Islam Against Terrorism

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Iowa City Mosque

Contact Person: Sean Schwabenlander

Contact Phone: 312-912-3155

Second Contact Name: Dr. Mohammed Amarneh

Second Contact Phone: 337-852-8528

Open to the public

Details: What is Islam? And what does Islam really say about terrorism? Imam Molhim Bilal of the Iowa City Mosque will provide details in a presentation about Islam's prohibition and condemnation of all acts of terrorism. After the presentation, audience members may ask questions of the Imam on the topic. All are welcome to attend.

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Arabic For kids

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Ahlulbayt Center

Contact Person: Hayder Alalwan

Contact Phone: 319-621-5730

Second Contact Phone: 319-

Closed to the public

Details: Teaching Arabic class

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Sunday Fun Day: On Narnia! It's C.S. Lewis' Birthday!

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: Celebrate the birthday of the beloved author of the classic Chronicles of Narnia series, with a variety of craft projects and coloring pages sure to suitably please Mr. Tumnus and Reepicheep to no end. Fun activities for families to enjoy together.

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Open Meditation Group

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Open Meditation Group

Contact Person: Andres Carlstein

Contact Phone: 9179524591

Second Contact Name: Adam Jaschen

Second Contact Phone: 5156818878

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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November 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 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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NaNoWriMo Write-In

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Iowa Writers' House

Contact Person: Erin Casey

Contact Phone: 786-612-5551

Open to the public

Details: The Iowa Writers' House presents a NaNoWriMo group write-in every Monday in November. All Nano participants are welcome to drop in, share the space, and enjoy the Nano-Wri-fic energy!

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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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Ecopolis - Reducing Pesticides - Community Models That Work

5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Ecopolis

Contact Person: Geoffrey Lauer

Contact Phone: 3196217078

Second Contact Name: Geoffrey Lauer

Second Contact Phone: 3196217078

Open to the public

Details: Dr. Kaymar Enshayan will present a program on steps communities may take to reduce overall and specific exposure to pesticides and herbicides. Dr. Enshayan directs UNI’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) helps children, youth, and adults make sense of complex environmental and energy-related issues while finding ways for the community to participate in positive, solution-oriented responses.

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Arts Iowa City Board Meeting

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

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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Student Group - Housing Report Session

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

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Student Group

Contact Person: Kendra Kramer

Contact Phone: 319-430-9751

Second Contact Name: Lauren Slagel

Second Contact Phone: 563-581-4552

Closed to the public

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Fab Lab Board Meeting

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

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Steam Room Fab Lab

Contact Person: Kirk Cheyney

Contact Phone: 319-541-5896

Second Contact Phone: 319-

Closed to the public

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December 1, 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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Dealing with challenges in the workplace

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Mediation Services of Eastern Iowa

Contact Person: Annie Tucker

Contact Phone: 319-248-1940

Second Contact Name: Erin Alteide

Second Contact Phone: 319-356-6076

Open to the public

Details: Resolving conflict, trauma, and the adolescent brain.

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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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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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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.

Other

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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Her Campus Meeting

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

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Her Campus

Contact Person: Sarah Nelson

Contact Phone: 515-249-7911

Second Contact Name: Kylie Kreischer

Second Contact Phone: 630-450-4534

Closed to the public

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December 2, 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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World AIDS Day - Free HIV Screenings

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

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B,

Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Johnson County Public Health

Contact Person: Cody Shafer

Contact Phone: 319-6885890

Open to the public

Details: In honor of world AIDS day, Johnson County Public Health will provide free rapid HIV screenings and information about HIV prevention efforts.

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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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AARP Volunteer Meeting

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: AARP

Contact Person: Zachary Bernsetin

Contact Phone: 515-707-3431

Second Contact Name: Hans Gullickson

Second Contact Phone: 515

Closed to the public

Details: Volunteer meeting

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Job and Resume Workshop Wednesday

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Need help with a resume or job application? Students in the University of Iowa’s Counseling Psychology doctoral program can help you develop computer skills, fill out online job applications, build your resume, and practice your interview skills. Registration is suggested, however walk-ins are welcome.

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Job and Resume Workshop Wednesday

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

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Need help with a resume or job application? Students in the University of Iowa’s Counseling Psychology doctoral program can help you develop computer skills, fill out online job applications, build your resume, and practice your interview skills. Registration is suggested, however walk-ins are welcome.

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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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Music is the Word Documentary Screening: Under the Boardwalk - A Ukulele Love Story

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

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B,

Meeting Room C

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Ukulele Social Club of Johnson County

Co-Sponsor Contact: Rus Schomers

Open to the public

Details: Under the Boardwalk chronicles the history, community, and joyous spirit on the Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz. Telling the story of how a small house party grew into the biggest ukulele club in the world. (2011) 75 min. This event is cosponsored by Ukulele Social Club of Johnson County. Members of the club will join us for the film, and we may be able to talk them into playing for us after and sharing some tales of their own journey.

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 3, 2015

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Preschool Storytime with: Casey

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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Facebook Basics and Beyond

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

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Are you currently using Facebook but would like to know more about the social media? Come to this session and we will discuss the Facebook interface, go over some privacy settings, and get a feel for how you can connect and stay connected with friends, family and some of your favorite organizations. Space is limited register online or by calling 356-5200.

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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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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

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

Meeting Room A

Group Name: IC Planning & Zoning Commission

Contact Person: Bob Miklo

Contact Phone: 319-356-5240

Second Contact Name: John Yapp

Second Contact Phone: 319-356-5252

Open to the public

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December 4, 2015

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Kirkwood English Conversation Club

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

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Staff or Desk Contact: Kirkwood Community College

Contact Phone: 319.887.3656

Open to the public

Details: All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College with the goal of helping adults who are working on English conversation skills. All adults are welcome. For more information, call Kirkwood Community College at 319.887.3656.

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Book Babies: with Karen

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

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-

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

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

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-887-3402

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-

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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Spanish Book Club

6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Staff or Desk Contact: University of Iowa

Contact Phone: 319-594-1672

Co-Sponsor: Horacio Olivo

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-335-8849

Open to the public

Details: The Spanish Book Club will meet in Meeting Room E. This month, the Book Club will discuss El murmullo de las abejas by Sofia Segovia. Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

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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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December 6, 2015

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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, gifted children's author and illustrator who created beloved characters Max and Ruby, Yoko, Sophie and Felix to name a few, is coming to town! Mark your calendars and spread the word. Rosemary Wells, children's author & illustrator talk & book signing Sunday, 6 December 2015 2 pm 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

Second Contact Phone: 319-

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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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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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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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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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

Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-

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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Library CLOSED - Inservice Day

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Details: The Library is closed today 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. The Book End Bookstore is also closed today.

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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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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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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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