What do you love about the Iowa City Public Library? Our month-long Love Your Library celebration gives you a chance to share what makes ICPL special!
Family Fun(d) Night
Family FUN(d) Night: Love Your Library invites families to visit ICPL from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, for a night of activities, visits from beloved storybook characters, and crafts. Pizza, a healthy snack, dessert, and a beverage will be served.
The cost is $20 for each adult and $5 per child. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation to support future Library programs for children and teens.
To register online, visit www.icpl.org/support/fund-night or contact the Library at (319) 356-5200. All registrations must be received by Thursday, Feb. 5.
Show Your Love with a Gift
Make a gift to the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation in honor of your special someone, and we’ll send them a Valentine. Tax deductible contributions can be made online here.
Events at The Book End
Pick up a coupon for a free book at The Book End bookstore on the Library’s second floor. Coupons must be redeemed in February.
The Book End Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in Meeting Room A.
Celebrations in the Storytime Room
Families are invited to make Discarded Book Valentines during Sunday Fun Day from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8.
Students in third through sixth grades can learn how to make delicious no-bake treats during Totally Tweens: Sweet Treats from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10.
Join us for a Valentine’s Eve Movie Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. “The Princess Bride” will be playing in Meeting Room A. Popcorn will be provided.
First Floor Displays
Leave ICPL a Valentine. Our main Love Your Library Display will have paper hearts and markers available so you can tell us what you love about the Iowa City Public Library.
Blind Date with a Book: Looking for your next great read in all the wrong places? Take a chance on finding your new favorite book blind date-style. Check out our wrapped books for a surprising read. Fill out and return the “Rate Your Date” card by March 12, and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a sweet treat from Aspen Leaf Frozen Yogurt/Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
Reel Love:We can’t cook you dinner, but we can provide the movie. Check out our display of favorite romantic movies.
Fall in Love with a Good Book:Need a good book to snuggle with this month? This display has some of our favorites.
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