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Teen Craft Kit

Circulation Desk 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Stop by the library and pick up your free Teen Craft Kit. Decembers kits make a No Sew Sock Snowman This is for 7th – 12th graders only. Limited supplies available. Available starting Wednesday, December 7, at the Circulation Desk while supplies last.

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Wee Read

Storytime Room 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

How do you grow a reader? Begin with Wee Read – your special time to enjoy sharing songs, rhymes, and books with your babies and toddlers. Located in the Storytime Room, this program lasts approximately 20 minutes.

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Early Out: Legos

Storytime Room 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Drop in after school and build with Legos! Early Out is a self-directed activity for school aged kids.  Caregivers, please stay with children who cannot work independently.

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Chess Butterflies: all-girls chess club

Schwab Auditorium 1401 5th Street, Coralville

Chess Butterflies is an all-girls chess club for elementary school aged children. Chess Butterflies goal is to inspire and encourage young girls to become confident chess players! Why? Because the sport is so male-dominated, there is a lack of representation for young girls to look up to. We strive to create an environment where girls […]

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Early Literacy Storytime for Preschoolers

Storytime Room 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Parents and caregivers of preschoolers, come build your children’s literacy skills as we talk, sing, read, and play together. Located in the Children's Storytime Room, this program lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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Free Beginning English Class for adults (in-person)

Schwab Auditorium 1401 5th Street, Coralville

Free English language class for foreign born adults meets in-person on Tuesday afternoons in Schwab Auditorium.  Join at anytime.  All are welcome. There is also a class on Wednesday & Friday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Students are welcome to attend any or all of the classes.  Please email Ellen for information on how to join the […]

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Take & Make

Children's Desk 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Pick up a free Hot Cocoa paper craft at the Children’s desk.  Available while supplies last.

Free

It’s a Mystery Book Group

Meeting Room A 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

'It’s a Mystery' is a mystery book discussion group that has met at the Coralville Public Library for over twenty years. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am in Meeting Room A and on Zoom. Email mjorgensen@coralville.org for the Zoom link. You are welcome to join in any time. Come […]

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Wee Read

Storytime Room 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

How do you grow a reader? Begin with Wee Read – your special time to enjoy sharing songs, rhymes, and books with your babies and toddlers. Located in the Storytime Room, this program lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Free
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Early Out: Art Cart

Storytime Room 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Drop in after school and create. Early Out is a self-directed activity for school aged kids.  Caregivers, please stay with children who cannot work independently.  

Free

Novel Conversations on Zoom

Zoom

Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just those that sound interesting.  Multiple copies of each book are available for checkout in the library and are, whenever possible, made available in large print, […]

Free

Winter Reading Challenges Sign up

Coralville Public Library 1401 5th Street, Coralville, IA

Children & Teens are invited to sign up for our Winter Reading Challenges on Beanstack starting December 16.  Finish by January 16 for a chance to win a prize! Busy Bears Reading Challenge for babies-kindergarten.  Warm up with some pre-reading fun. Chilly Challenge for grades 1-6.  Chill out and read three "just right" books. Teen […]

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