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Chinese Bilingual Storytime

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us every Tuesday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Chinese and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Masks are required for all individuals over the age of two. Social distancing between groups in attendance...

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Teen Hands-On Journalism Workshop

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Monday, September 13, 2021 -6:00pm to 7:00pm Zoom event + In-person event Register Would you like to learn the powerful journalism tools of writing, researching, and storytelling? Would you love to gain the confidence to express yourself clearly? Then this program could be the perfect fit! Over the course of six weeks, you'll be introduced to reporting...

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The Violet Realm

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Ever wanted to learn how to write science fiction and fantasy? The Violet Realm is the place to be! It was the very first of The Writers' Rooms! Founded back in 2015 under the Iowa Writers' House, it has grown over the years with high retention and a lovely mix of new people. We've had...

Let’s Talk Books: Young Adult Books aren’t just for teens

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 -7:00pm to 8:00pm Zoom event Register Publishers market Young Adult (YA) books to kids from 12-18, but that doesn't mean they're the only ones who read them. Young adult books appeal to adult readers too. Common themes of YA books include coming of age, family conflicts, individualism, loss, and self discovery to name...

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The Buddy Dispatch Friend Matching Service for Teens

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 -6:00pm to 7:00pm Zoom event + In-person event Have you felt lonely and isolated during the pandemic? Sick of staring at screens? Want to meet someone who really understands you? Meet Sam and Ayaat, the founders of a program called the Buddy Dispatch Project. The Buddy Dispatch Program is a pen pal program...

Hispanic Heritage Month book discussion: The Line Becomes a River

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 -7:00pm to 8:30pm Register For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Haunted by the landscape of his youth, Cantú joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners are posted to remote regions...

Community Conversation: Oracles of Iowa City

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Thanks to the Iowa City Public Library for organizing this conversation! It will be held in Meeting Room A-C at the ICPL. Representatives from the project will be on-hand to discuss the project and its powerful messages, both now and beyond. What do they hope to accomplish? What types of conversations can we be having?...

Sunday Fun Day: Toilet Paper Tube Owls

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

It may seem a little spooky when you hear an owl hooting in the dark, chilly night...but we happen to think these toilet paper tube owls are adorable! Learn how to make your own this Sunday in the Storytime Room, and join us this Thursday for a special Owl Storytime with bird educators Raptology to...

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Spanish Bilingual Storytime

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us every Monday for a special Spanish Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Raquel! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Spanish and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Masks are required for all individuals over the age of two. Social distancing between groups in attendance...

School’s Out Special: Let’s Draw Monsters with Rick Stromoski

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

School's out today so have some creative fun drawing with us! Join nationally recognized cartoonist, Rick Stromoski, for a ridiculously fun virtual drawing lesson. Rick will teach us how to draw monsters, goblins, ghosts and all things Halloweeny! No drawing experience necessary. Please register for the program and for the Zoom information. This program is...

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Around the World in 80 Plates

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Monday, September 13, 2021 -4:30pm to 5:00pm Teen Center Head over after school to the Teen Space to learn how to make a quick snack inspired from a different culture and country every Monday. Learn some basic meal prep techniques and powerful flavor combos. No registration or cooking experience needed- just an empty stomach. All supplies will...

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Chinese Bilingual Storytime

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Join us every Tuesday for a special Chinese Bilingual Storytime with Children's Librarian Fang! Together we will enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Chinese and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Masks are required for all individuals over the age of two. Social distancing between groups in attendance...

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