Science & Technology

Upcoming events

Intro to Coding with Python, part 2

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

You know some programming basics, but what can you do with them? In this class, the second part of this coding series, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to making a simple quiz game. Along with practicing using the basics, you’ll learn some new...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
To-Do Apps and Websites

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

Do you love organization and thrive on planners, calendars, and checklists? Or could your current method of scattered notes and vague memories use some help? Join us to learn about some of the apps and websites that can help you get organized....

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

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
Intro to TikTok

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

TikTok, the social media network where people post their short videos, just achieved 1 billion users worldwide! In this “how to” session, you’ll learn about the basics of the Tiktok app and how to create your first simple TikTok. Topics covered...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Tour of the Digital Media Lab

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 5:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do in the library's Digital Media Lab? Join us for a tour of the space! Get a run-down of the equipment and software that's here for your creative and digitization projects. Creative projects...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Intro to Wacom Drawing Tablets

Friday, August 26, 2022 - 10:30am

Digital Media Lab

Want to try out the Digital Media Lab's drawing tablets? Using a stylus on the Wacom drawing tablet, every mark you make shows up on the computer screen. With more control than drawing with a mouse, imagine what you could create. We'll...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Android Tips and Tricks

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 6:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you wish you were a bit more confident with your Android smartphone? Learn some navigation and maintenance tips to keep your phone updated and streamlined. Instructor: Brian Visser Registration is optional, if you'd like to receive an email...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Getting Started with WordPress

Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you want to start your own website? Or are you taking over a WordPress site from someone else? Learn how to get started building a website on the framework behind more than one third of the internet’s websites. There’s a lot you can customize -...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Creating Graphics in Illustrator

Monday, September 12, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator for all of your design needs! You’ll become familiar with the software’s interface and get the hang of working with clipping masks, the line snapping system, and the tools you’ll use to make graphics. We’ll...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Graphic Design Hangout

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 5:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Do you love to make things in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, GIMP, Canva, or other graphic design software? Would doing it around others at this specific time motivate you to finally start or finish a project, experiment more, and share...

Adults Teens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops Science & Technology