Summer Reading Program 2018

Libraries Rock!

June 1 - August 11

Are you ready to rock? Stay busy this summer reading and attending rockin' library events.

Available to readers of all ages and abilities, babies through adults. Registration begins May 24th. Participants will receive game cards to track their summer reading goals. Prizes available starting June 4th.

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Come and Read with Us!

Sponsors

A big thank you to our rockin' 2018 Summer Reading Program sponsors:

  • Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation
  • Aspen Leaf Frozen Yogurt
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Chili’s
  • The Iowa Children’s Museum
  • McDonald’s Family Restaurants
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Z’Mariks Noodle Café

All library patrons, regardless of age or neurodiversity can participate in our Summer Reading Programs. We will be happy to customize reading programs and activities to meet the individual needs our patrons. Please contact Angela Pilkington for more information.

Events

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Tween Space
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room D
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room D
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Pedmall
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room D
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Tween Space
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Pedmall
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Digital Media Lab
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Willow Creek Park
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Wetherby Park
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:30am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:30am
Mercer Park
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Storytime Room
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Pedmall
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Tween Space
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Digital Media Lab

Featured Events

Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Mercer Park, Bookmobile
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C