ABC Saturday (Children’s Day)

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Presenter: Summer of the Arts Rain Location if ABC Saturday needs to move in doors.

Weber Days Family Night: Mural Walk with Thomas Agran

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

You may have noticed that some new amazing murals have appeared around downtown Iowa City. Now's your chance to take a tour with Thomas Agran, Director of Public Art for the Iowa City Downtown District. Iowa Citizens of all ages, with or without families, are invited for this evening stroll and art tour. Meet in...

Special Access Browsing Hour

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

On selected days, the Library will open one hour early for individuals of all ages with autism and their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. We will be celebrating summer starting soon! We will be doing early Summer Reading Sign-up, crafts, and playing life size games. The Teen Room will be...

Meet Elsworth Carman, Library Director

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Stop by the Gallery on the first floor of the Library and meet our new Director, Elsworth Carman. Elsworth began his new responsibilities in January and looks forward to meeting community members at this Meet and Greet. Elsworth will be formally introduced at 4:15. Community members are welcome to stop by anytime between 4 and...

Weber Days: History of Beer in Iowa City 1840 to today.

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Doug Alberhasky, manager and third generation owner of John's Grocery will talk about the history beer and breweries in Iowa City. This program is part of ICPL's Weber Days, a series of Local History programs and events honoring the memory and work of Iowa City Historian Irving B. Weber.

Free

Weber Days: The Iowa City Beer Riots of 1884

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Presented by Glenn Ehrstine: UI Department of German. On 13 August 1884, violence broke out at the trial of Iowa City brewers Conrad Graf and John Dostal, who were charged with having violated the state’s new Prohibition law. Local Czechs, Germans, and Irish were not about to give up their drink without a fight, and...

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Eco Film Festival

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

This Eco Film Festival will be held once a month starting in April and ending in August. This event is hosted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in collaboration with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa City Recycling, and the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL). All films will be shown in Meeting Room A of...

Free

Sunday Fun Day: Space Shuttle Craft

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

In celebration of the launch and successful landing of the Space Shuttle Columbia on April 12th and 14th, we'll be crafting and decorating paper tube shuttle craft. This will also serve as a tune-up and practice event for our upcoming ABC day Paint the Universe station in June. upcoming ABC day Paint the Universe station...

Friday Flick: Robin Hood

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Tonight's Friday Flick is the Disney animated classic retelling of Robin Hood. Tonight's Friday Flick is the Disney animated classic retelling of Robin Hood. This film is rated G with a runtime of 83 minutes.

Eco book Discussion: Silent Spring

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Green Iowa AmeriCorps is hosting an Eco-Book Discussion on the classic novel, “Silent Spring”.

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Kid’s Eco Movie Series

Iowa City Public Library 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City

Check out the Kid’s Eco Movie Series on Mondays from 4-6 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library – Meeting Room A. Every Monday, we’ll show a different kid-friendly movie focused on the environment.

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