Tune It Up!with Mabel with Table, ICPL’s giant interactive
table in the Children’s Room.
Tune It Up! is a looping composition game featuring three
themes: Garden, Space and Cookies. Players plant seeds that bloom into musical
flowers or select cookies that feed their inner composer to create the original
arrangement. From there, characters within each theme slow down or speed up the
tempo. Each theme also includes a mini-game, keeping aspiring musicians on
Tune It Up!was commissioned as part of the Library’s Music is the Word celebration and
developed by local independent gaming company, Virtually Competent.
Children’s Room and play Tune It Up! today!
Help us celebrate National Library Week April 10-16!
This year’s theme, Libraries Transform, emphasizes libraries’
importance to the community with the understanding that today’s libraries are
more about what they do for people – not just what they have for patrons.
Libraries are creative and engaging community centers constantly evolving to
meet the needs of the communities they serve.
How has ICPL transformed your life? Tell us by taking a picture in
our photo booth during National Library Week, and sharing it on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the
Digital History Project seeking photos from 2006 tornado
Do you have photos of the damage caused by the tornado that
tore through Iowa City on April 13, 2006? If so, ICPL’s Digital History Project
The Digital History Project is the home
of the Library’s online collection of historical and cultural materials
documenting Iowa City and Johnson County’s past. ICPL is planning a special
display to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the tornado, but we need your
Nice notes like this from a user of our At Home program give us warm
fuzzies: "Thank you! Thank you -- your books have been so great to see me through these days. I'm 91 1/2 -- and love to read."
ICPL’s At Home library services program mails Library materials to patrons who are temporarily or permanently confined to
their own homes or who live in nursing homes, care centers, or retirement
residences. This free service is available to residents of Iowa City, Hills, Lone Tree, University Heights, and rural Johnson
County. Visit At Home for more information.