Tweens

Upcoming events

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:00am

Other

All good things must come to an end, but that doesn’t mean we can’t go out with splash…or blast! Join us anytime between 10am-12pm in the Chauncey Swan outdoor area to play with bubbles, experience a mega foam blaster and other fun messy and wet...

Tweens Kids Families

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A

Roughly translated as "cuteness," kawaii describes the Japanese cultural trend of celebrating all things adorable - think Hello Kitty, Pikachu, and even emojis. Join children's librarian Casey for a tutorial and experiment with...

Tweens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 6:30pm

Bookmobile

Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. These events occur weekly, on Thursdays, from 6:30-8:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, the ICPL Bookmobile, arts and crafts, and treats...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Music

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Take a break from the summer sun and join us every Friday for a matinee movie showing! Movies will be shown in Meeting room A at 1:00 PM and will be rated either G or PG. “Disney nature's new True Life Adventure film “Born In China” takes an...

Tweens Kids Families Movies

Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 8:00am

Bookmobile

Iowa City Public Library Bookmobile will be popping up at the Iowa City Farmers Market from 8:00 am to 11:00 am on select Saturdays this summer. Various activities and crafts will be offered, making this a fun Farmers Market stop for all. Iowa City...

Adults Teens Tweens Kids Babies Families Music

Sunday, August 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

Storytime Room

This summer on Sundays we will go off the beaten path and create nature based and classic camp crafts! Join us on Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm in the Storytime Room. Spell out your name with beads to make a cute keychain or zipper pull to put on...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

For our August Family Night event, children in grades K-6 are invite to create a Poké Ball terrarium craft! This is a drop-in activity any time between 4-6pm while supplies last, but we will need to stagger larger crowds to accommodate the use of...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Have you ever wanted to fight monsters, cast spells or steal treasure from a dungeon? If this sounds like your kind of fun, come join us for Totally Tweens: Dungeons and Dragons Club. You will learn how to make characters, roleplay, keep track of...

Tweens Gaming & Pop Culture

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 1:00pm

Canceled

Join us for our last World Wednesday this summer to explore the culture of Russia with Maria! Maria will be sharing her favorite games, songs, stories, and food with you. -------------- ¡Ven a la biblioteca para nuestro último Miércoles Mundial este...

Tweens Kids Families Storytimes

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Don't just learn science - DO science with the Iowa City Science Booster Club! This monthly hands-on program for tweens gives you a chance to use cool scientific equipment to discover and explore the world around you. Learn about a different...

Tweens Science & Technology