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June 27, 2015

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Farmer's Market Storytime: with Morgan
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Other
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319-887-3402
Open to the public
Details: Starting your day with a visit to the Iowa City Farmer's Market? Join Morgan for a special storytime while you are there! We will meet under the trees next to the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp for some gardening books, rhymes, and songs.

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Mister G's Los Animales Fiesta!: A Bilingual Concert
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Morgan Reeves
Contact Phone: 319-887-6044
Open to the public
Details: Dance and sing along with children's musician Mister G, a 2014 Latin GRAMMY nominee. Celebrate the release of his Los Animales cd, with Latin-inspired songs in both Spanish and English.
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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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Pypes Bridal Shower
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Pypes Bridal Shower
Contact Person: Anne Gregory
Contact Phone: 319-471-1966
Second Contact Name: Jan Gregory
Second Contact Phone: 319-354-9391
Closed to the public

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Kaufmann baby shower
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: Kaufmann friends
Contact Person: Melissa Kissell
Contact Phone: 319-461-0570
Second Contact Name: Tricia Ford
Second Contact Phone: 563-299-2387
Open to the public

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Coast to Coast Tour
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Room D (ICN)
Group Name: EF Tours
Contact Person: Dan Hill
Contact Phone: 319-541-9387
Second Contact Name: Yukiko Hill
Second Contact Phone: 319-541-9387
Closed to the public
Details: Planning meeting.

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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: Janice 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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June 28, 2015

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Come Knit & Crochet
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room D (ICN)
Group Name: Prairie Yarn Over
Contact Person: Judith Crossett
Contact Phone: 319-384-8211
Second Contact Name: Ellen Holstein
Second Contact Phone: 319-321-2717
Open to the public
Details: Prairie Yarn Over, a local chapter of TKGA, invites you to social knitting, crochet, and other fiber crafting with friends; help when you're stuck; cheers for your accomplishments, encouragement. Open to all at any skill level.

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Family Special: Raptor Project: Macbride Raptor Center
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Open to the public
Details: Meet some birds of prey and learn all about them with members of the Macbride Raptor Project!


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June 29, 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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Minecraft Jr.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Computer Lab
Staff or Desk Contact: Morgan
Contact Phone: 319-887-6044
Open to the public
Details: You asked for it, and the library listened. Come enjoy an hour of Minecraft for the game's youngest fans. Meet other fans of your favorite game. We will play on both computers and take turns on the Xbox. This event is just for children in grades K-2 (ages 5-8)

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Monday Matinee: Kung Fu Panda
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: Po the Panda dreams of being a master of Kung Fu while working in his parents' noodle shop. When he is chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy despite having no martial arts experience, Po is forced to try to make his dreams a reality.
Favorite movies with friends!

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Neal Chess Club
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Thunder King Chess Club
Contact Person: James Neal
Contact Phone: 319-400-4789
Second Contact Name: Spencer Neal
Second Contact Phone: 712-261-1429
Closed to the public
Details: Scholastic Chess Club for children in the Iowa City/Coralville area.

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LinkedIn for Beginners
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Computer Lab
Staff or Desk Contact: Reference
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Open to the public
Details: Want to take advantage of the professional networking capabilities of LinkedIn but don't know how to get started? Learn the basics by creating a LinkedIn profile, adding new contacts, joining groups, and searching for jobs. Space is limited, register online or by calling 356-5200.

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Supreme Court Marriage Ruling Event
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: JDR&J
Contact Person: Robin Butler
Contact Phone: 319-330-5587
Second Contact Name: Janelle Rettig
Second Contact Phone: 319-330-0916
Open to the public
Details: A gathering to acknowledge the US Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality.

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Memoir Writing Group
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: Memoir Writing 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: Small group that writes and discusses personal memoirs.


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June 30, 2015

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Toddler Storytime: with Mari
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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In This Together Training
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Room D (ICN)
Group Name: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Contact Person: Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel
Contact Phone: 515-235-0446
Second Contact Name: Jennifer Warren-Ulrick
Second Contact Phone: 515-235-0452
Closed to the public
Details: Staff training for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

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YES! Program
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: YES! Program
Contact Person: Melissa Copeland-Silver
Contact Phone: 319-541-6077
Second Contact Name: Carmen Heck
Second Contact Phone: 319-400-4154
Closed to the public

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 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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Teen Summer Reading Program: Hero Lit Club--Joan of Arc: A Life by Mary Gordon
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: We're going to read and discuss this engrossing new exploration of the life of legendary woman warrior Joan of Arc. Written by a novelist, this should be an exciting read, and we'll talk about what made Joan of Arc heroic, and what it means to be a young hero. A limited number of copies of the book are available for check out from Info Desk staff on 2nd floor at ICPL.
Teen Summer Reading Program event series for Grades 7-12

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Totally Tweens: Weather Academy with Justin Gehrts
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Storytime Room
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319-887-3402
Open to the public
Details: Join special guest Justin Gehrts, a meteorologist with the KCRG-TV 9 Storm Team, for some fun experiments to learn how weather works and how to stay safe in storms.
For children in grades 3rd-6th.

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
3:30 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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Strong Towns Curbside Chat
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: Strong Towns
Contact Person: John Thomas
Contact Phone: 319-338-1841
Open to the public


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July 1, 2015

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Strong Towns Curbside Chat
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Strong Towns
Contact Person: John Thomas
Contact Phone: 319-338-1841
Open to the public

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U. S. Probation Office
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meeting Room D (ICN)
Group Name: USPO
Contact Person: Dan Caropreso
Contact Phone: 515-284-6317
Second Contact Name: Alan Drury
Second Contact Phone: 515-284-6406
Closed to the public
Details: USPO Management Meeting

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In This Together Training
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room C
Group Name: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
Contact Person: Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel
Contact Phone: 515-235-0446
Second Contact Name: Jennifer Warren-Ulrick
Second Contact Phone: 515-235-0452
Closed to the public
Details: PPHeartland staff training.

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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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Stories in the Park with Karen
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Willow Creek Park
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319.356.5200
Open to the public
Details: Held in Willow Creek Park, West Benton Street and Teg Drive, Iowa City. A preschool-age program where longer stories and picture books are combined with fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Children's books will available for checkout. Library cards can be issued and updated. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3 years old and up. In case of rain, the Preschool Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room, Iowa City Public Library.

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Iowa City Noon Rotary Club Blood Drive
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Contact Person: Christine R. Ciasto
Contact Phone: 800-747-5401 X 4141
Second Contact Name: Iowa City Noon Rotary Club
Second Contact Phone: 563-349-1608
Open to the public
Details: Sponsored by the Iowa City Noon Rotary Club, this blood drive will benefit the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. The MVRBC is the exclusive provider of blood products at Mercy Iowa City and the VA Hospital. We also supply up to 50% of the blood to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to supplement the DeGowin Blood Center's efforts. Will you give? It takes about 45 minutes, and it could save a life. For more information, call Chris Ciasto at the MVRBC, 563-349-1608, or email cciasto@mvrbc.com.

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Wii Gaming for School-age Children
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Storytime Room
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 356-5200
Open to the public

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Mindbridge Foundation Monthly Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Mindbridge Foundation
Contact Person: Jon Maakestad
Contact Phone: 319-936-6102
Second Contact Name: Michele Maakestad
Second Contact Phone: 319-936-6203
Open to the public
Details: Mindbridge Foundation Monthly Meeting Board of Directors meeting from 6-7 pm General Membership meeting from 7-8 pm

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Iowa's Own Monuments Man: George Stout
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk
Contact Phone: 319-5200
Open to the public
Details: During WWII, Winterset, Iowa native George Stout was a member of the U.S. Army’s "Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program" devoted to recovering art and other items of cultural importance that had been stolen by Nazis or hidden for safekeeping. In 2014 these men and their mission became known world-wide with the release of the film “The Monuments Men,” directed by and starring George Clooney, whos character Frank Stokes was based on George Stout.  Guest speaker Nancy Trask, Director of the Winterset Public Library, Winterset, Iowa has spent years researching George Stout and the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program.
Part of the 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program


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July 2, 2015

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Caped Crusaders: Hometown Heroes
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: Not every hero wears a mask! Meet some hometown heroes who make a difference in our community.
Caped Crusader programs are designed for preschool age children and their families.

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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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YES! Program
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: YES! Program
Contact Person: Melissa Copeland-Silver
Contact Phone: 319-541-6077
Second Contact Name: Carmen Heck
Second Contact Phone: 319-400-4154
Closed to the public

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100 Grannies
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room D (ICN)
Group Name: 100 Grannies
Contact Person: Mary Beth Versgrove
Contact Phone: 319-621-7795
Second Contact Name: Linda Quinn
Second Contact Phone: 319-330-3328
Closed to the public
Details: Planning Meeting for Johnson County Fair

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Masked Marvels: Movie Showing “Cars”
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Casey
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Open to the public
Details: Today at ICPL we will be watching the Disney-Pixar hit movie, Cars!

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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
7:00 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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July 3, 2015

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The Book End Closed on Friday, July 3
Staff or Desk Contact: Christina Stanton
Contact Phone: 319-887-6017
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Teen Center Summer 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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Iowa City Jazz Festival - Arrows Into Infinity screening
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: Iowa City Jazz Festival
Contact Person: John Kenyon
Contact Phone: 319-631-5689
Second Contact Name: Don Thompson
Second Contact Phone: (319) 358-5568
Open to the public
Details: A free screening of the documentary film "Arrows Into Infinity," which tells about the life and music of legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Charles Lloyd. Lloyd is a headliner at the 2015 Iowa City Jazz Festival, and this special event will give attendees a rare glance into the musician's creative process. A Q&A with Lloyd and his wife, Dorothy Darr, who co-directed and co-produced the film, will follow.

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July 4th Holiday. Iowa City Public Library will close early at 6:00 p.m. for the Independence Day Holiday.  


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July 4, 2015

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The Iowa City Public Library will be closed on July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.  The Library's web page and catalog can be accessed 24 hours a day at www.icpl.org


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July 5, 2015

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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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July 6, 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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The future of sustainability
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
Contact Person: Erin Hackathorn
Contact Phone: 319-335-4034
Second Contact Name: Teresa Mangum
Second Contact Phone: 319-335-4034
Open to the public
Details: Meeting to discuss future sustainability plans at the University of Iowa

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Carlson, Kimmel Organizational Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Meeting Room C
Group Name: Carlson, Kimmel
Contact Person: Trista Carlson
Contact Phone: 319-325-3027
Second Contact Name: Jon Kimmel
Second Contact Phone: 319-321-2990
Closed to the public
Details: Reunion planning.

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Monday Matinee: Brave
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: Princess Merida, determined to make her own path, defies a custom, creating chaos in her kingdom.
Favorite movies with friends!

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Community Healing Gardens
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Room C
Group Name: Backyard Abundance
Contact Person: Fred Meyer
Contact Phone: 319-325-6810
Open to the public
Details: Backyard Abundance will discuss the potential benefits of creating healing gardens throughout the community. How can these spaces be sources of physical and mental healing while also changing our cultural definition of “health care”?


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July 7, 2015

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Toddler Storytime: with Amanda
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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Riverside Theatre Planning Group
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Riverside Theatre
Contact Person: Natasha Wendt
Contact Phone: 319-541-2620
Second Contact Name: Linda Farkas
Second Contact Phone: 319-930-1164
Closed to the public

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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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YES! Program
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: YES! Program
Contact Person: Melissa Copeland-Silver
Contact Phone: 319-541-6077
Second Contact Name: Carmen Heck
Second Contact Phone: 319-400-4154
Closed to the public

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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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Teen Summer Reading Program: Hero's Quest--Library Scavenger Hunt
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: Embark on a noble quest within the scared halls of the Library. Your wits will be tested! Seriously, though, it's a scavenger hunt, but you will be rewarded for your valiant efforts!
Teen Summer Reading Program event series for Grades 7-12

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Totally Tweens: Spy School
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Storytime Room
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319-887-3402
Open to the public
Details: Do you have what it takes to be a spy? Join us for an hour of avoiding detection and secret messages.
For children in grades 3rd-6th.

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Downtown Iowa City Restaurant Caucus
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room B
Group Name: Iowa City Downtown District
Contact Person: Betsy Potter
Contact Phone: 319-354-0863
Open to the public
Details: Open to all restaurant/bar owners, managers and staff meeting

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Teen Center Summer 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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Critical Five Meeting
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: Critical Five
Contact Person: Marjorie Davis
Contact Phone: 319-331-0410
Second Contact Name: Joanne Seeburger
Second Contact Phone: 319-331-0473
Closed to the public


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July 8, 2015

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Explore Your iPad
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.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. Taught by an ICPL Librarian. Space is limited so register online or by calling 356-5200.

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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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Stories in the Park with Nancy
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Willow Creek Park
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319.356.5200
Open to the public
Details: Held in Willow Creek Park, West Benton Street and Teg Drive, Iowa City. A preschool-age program where longer stories and picture books are combined with fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Children's books will available for checkout. Library cards can be issued and updated. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3 years old and up. In case of rain, the Preschool Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room, Iowa City Public Library.

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Wii Gaming for School-age Children
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Storytime Room
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk, Intern
Contact Phone: 356-5200
Open to the public

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Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation Board Meeting
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Patty McCarthy
Contact Phone: 319-356-5249
Closed to the public
Details: Meeting of Board of Directors of Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation

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Table to Table Board Meeting
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 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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Doc. Film Screening: Unsung Heroes - The Story of America's Female Patriots
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk
Contact Phone: 319-5200
Open to the public
Details: Every woman that has ever served in the American military has volunteered to do so. These are women who, despite the hardships of military service, are proud of their long-standing commitment to the patriotic ideals of the United States.
Part of the 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program

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Wednesday Book Club
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Room C
Group Name: Wednesday Book Club
Contact Person: Ruth Heath
Contact Phone: 319-331-7760
Second Contact Name: Paul Heath
Second Contact Phone: 319-331-7750
Closed to the public


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July 9, 2015

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Caped Crusaders: Blank Park Zoo, Show and Tell
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 at ICPL, Blank Park Zoo will be stopping by with three animals for an interactive lesson! Audience participation will be encouraged through thought-provoking questions about the animals. For more information about Blank Park Zoo please visit: http://www.blankparkzoo.com/
Caped Crusader programs are designed for preschool age children and their families.

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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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YES! Program
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: YES! Program
Contact Person: Melissa Copeland-Silver
Contact Phone: 319-541-6077
Second Contact Name: carmen heck
Second Contact Phone: 319-400-4154
Closed to the public

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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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Masked Marvels: Blank Park Zoo, Show and Tell
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Staff or Desk Contact: Casey
Contact Phone: 319-887-6028
Open to the public
Details: Today at ICPL, Blank Park Zoo will be stopping by with three animals for an interactive lesson! Audience participation will be encouraged through thought-provoking questions about the animals. For more information about Blank Park Zoo please visit: http://www.blankparkzoo.com/

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Teen Summer Reading Program: Movie - Divergent
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Teen Center
Staff or Desk Contact: Brian
Contact Phone: 319-887-6076
Open to the public
Details: Get outta the heat, watch a movie and eat popcorn. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Teen Summer Reading Program event series for Grades 7-12

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
4:30 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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Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Meeting Room A
Group Name: IC Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
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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July 10, 2015

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ICN #564759 - Iowa Council on Homelessness - July meeting
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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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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Stories in the Park with Nancy
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mercer Park
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319.356.5200.
Open to the public
Details: Held near the Mercer Park Aquatic Center. A preschool-age program where longer stories and picture books are combined with fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Children's books will be available for checkout. Library cards can be issued or updated. Stories in the Park is recommended for children who are 3-6 years old. In case of rain, the storytime will be cancelled.

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Teen Center Summer Tech Times
1:00 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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Book Babies Musical with Special Guest Deb Singer (pm)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Storytime Room
Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk
Contact Phone: 319-356-5200
Open to the public
Details: Join musician, Deb Singer for some musical fun! Learn to nurture your baby through music and movement.

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Chamber Community Leadership Program
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Group Name: Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Maggie Putman
Contact Phone: 319-337-9637
Second Contact Name: info@iowacityarea.com
Second Contact Phone: 319-337-9637
Closed to the public

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