With temperatures dipping to dangerous lows this week, avoid the outdoors and enjoy a City space.
The Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St., is available for people to stay warm while starting a new book or browsing a variety of materials for check out. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The Senior Center will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and all are welcome to enjoy the warm and welcoming environment.
The Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym, 2701 Bradford Dr., offers heated space as well as indoor opportunities. The facility is open Monday - Friday from 6:15 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 6:15 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St., also offers heated space and indoor activities. However, Robert A. Lee will be closed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday because the building will not have running water in order to repair a bathroom. Normal hours are Monday - Friday from 6:15 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 6:15 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For program cancellation information, visit www.icgov.org/rainoutline.