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IWP International Authors panel

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Friday, November 5, 2021 -12:00pm to 1:30pm Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C The International Authors series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2020 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is sponsored by The...

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Book Babies

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

10:30am to 11:00am In-person event + Online other Join us in person for Book Babies! Let's have fun together singing, reading, and rhyming. Book Babies is a program designed to stimulate your infant's language development and is geared towards ages 0-2 years. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate as much as possible. Book Babies will meet...

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NaNoWriMo Write-In

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 -6:00pm to 8:00pm Meeting Room D Join us for weekly National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) write-ins! Every Wednesday night we will share one goal: put words on the page! Throughout the course of the month, we'll aim to write 50,000 words of a novel. This event is for anyone who has ever wanted...

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Story Jam

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

Meeting Room A, Online StoryJAM is a music and movement program designed to model, encourage, and facilitate music-making as an early literacy skill. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate as much as possible. Masks are required for all individuals over the age of two. Social distancing between groups in attendance is encouraged. In order...

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Spanish Bilingual Storytime

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

In-person event + Online other Join us every Tuesday 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...

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The Buddy Dispatch Friend Matching Service for Teens

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

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 designed for participants to make a new friend while using...

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Around the World in 80 Plates

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

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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IWP International Authors Panel

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

The International Authors series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2021 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and The Iowa City Public Library. If you need disability-related...

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The Buddy Dispatch Friend Matching Service for Teens

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

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 designed for participants to make a new friend while using...

Recurring

IWP International Authors Panel

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

The International Authors series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2021 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and The Iowa City Public Library. If you need disability-related...

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Around the World in 80 Plates

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

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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The Violet Realm

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA

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...