Special Events


Thurs, Nov 7th, 5-7 PM: Family Game Night @ South East Junior High Join us in the Monson Gym at South East Junior High for a fun night of board and carnival games (including giant Jenga!), prizes, raffles, and food! Admission is free, with donation opportunities at the event. All proceeds go to support our fees-free bookmobile service in our community.

Winter Reading Program Prizes aren’t just for summer anymore! Pick up a reading log to track your reading minutes December through February. Turn in your logs to earn a small prize, and the neighborhood with the most minutes per reader this winter earns a pizza party!

FREE Neighborhood Songwriting Workshops in December Join us for a FREE Neighborhood Songwriting Workshop in three Iowa City Neighborhoods: Breckenridge Estates (Wed, Dec 11, 3:45-5:15 PM), Forest View Trailer Court (Thurs, Dec 12, 3:45-5:15 PM), and Cole's Mobile Home Court (Tues, Dec 17, 3:15-4:45 PM). Local musicians Donna Janosik and Jonny Stax will work with participants to write a simple, original song, then play it with provided toy instruments. Open to all, completely fees-free. Come jam with us! Workshops funded through the Community Foundation of Johnson County.

FREE LEGO Activity in January Come build with special guest Dan Daly as he shares his incredible LEGO collection with us! Participants are invited to dive into bins of LEGOs to build their own unique creations. Find us in four Iowa City Neighborhoods: Modern Manor (Fri, Jan 3, 2-4 PM), Breckenridge Estates (Wed, Jan 8, 3:30-5:30 PM), Forest View Trailer Court (Thurs, Jan 9, 3:30-5:30 PM), and Cole's Mobile Home Court (Tues, Jan 21, 3-5 PM). Activity funded through the Community Foundation of Johnson County.