Aug
12
Wed
Zoom: English Class for Foreign Born Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English language class for foreign born adults. Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Please email ehampe@coralville.org for information on how to join.  All are welcome.
Zoom: It’s A Mystery Book Group @ Zoom
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Death by Discount by Mary Vermillion. Register here to receive the Zoom link for this discussion.

‘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, and you are welcome to join in any time. Come when the book sounds good, or to every meeting.

Everyone is welcome to join the lively discussion!

Death by Discount by Mary Vermillion (book cover)Wednesday, August 12 : Death by Discount by Mary Vermillion

Mara Gilgannon does not want to go back to her small town Iowa home—but her aunt was just murdered and there’s a giant Walmart opening, and due to her aunt’s feelings on the subject, Mara knows they might be related. Iowa author Vermillion teaches at Mount Mercy University.

 

Aug
14
Fri
Zoom: English Class for Foreign Born Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English language class for foreign born adults. Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Please email ehampe@coralville.org for information on how to join.  All are welcome.
Coralville Drive-in Theatre at the Library @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 14 @ 8:30 pm – 10:15 pm

Join the Coralville Library the first three Fridays in August for a blast from the past.  We are bringing back the Coralville Drive-In Theatre* with movie nights in the parking lot!  On August 14th we will be showing Ferris Beuller’s Day Off.  Just tune into 87.9 FM on your radio, and enjoy the movie from the comfort of your car.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (DVD cover)Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Friday, August 14, 8:30 pm

A high school student is determined to get a day off, but the principal has other ideas.

Starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck.

This movie is approximately 1 hours & 45 minutes long.  Bring your own refreshments.

*From the 1950s to the early 1980s the 5th Street location the Library sits on was the Coralville Drive-in Theatre.  The Coralville Library first opened its doors in this location in 1987.

The Coralville Drive-In Movies at the Coralville Public Library have the following guidelines in place:

1) Please stay in your car for the duration of the movie (we want the community to come together, but at a safe distance!)

2) Empty spaces will be left between each car

3) Please bring your own refreshments

4) Public restrooms will not be available

5) In case of rain, we will attempt to reschedule the film for a later date

Aug
19
Wed
Zoom: English Class for Foreign Born Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English language class for foreign born adults. Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Please email ehampe@coralville.org for information on how to join.  All are welcome.
Aug
20
Thu
Writers Room: Golden Attic @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you a poet? Whether you write freeform or verse, sonnets or sestinas, quatrains or quartets–or anything in-between–come join us at the Golden Attic! All ages, levels of experience, and poetry styles are welcome. We’ll come together and provide prompts, topic discussions, and the chance to write freely with our literary community.

The Golden Attic meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the Coralville Public Library from 6:00-8:00pm.

Zoom: Novel Conversations @ Zoom
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Refuge by Dina Nayeri. Register here to receive the Zoom link for this discussion.

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, audiobook, and ebook editions.

Novel Conversations meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Board Room. Refreshments are served!

Refuge by Dina Nayeri (book cover) Thursday, August 20 : Refuge by Dina Nayeri

Niloo becomes a refugee from Iran as a young child an comes to America while her father remains in Iran. Over the next two decades, as she grows up moves from America to England to Amsterdam, she meets with her father four times in different cities, always hoping to find a connection, always looking—as the refugees she sees around her everywhere she goes—for a home.

 

Aug
21
Fri
Zoom: English Class for Foreign Born Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English language class for foreign born adults. Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Please email ehampe@coralville.org for information on how to join.  All are welcome.
Coraliville Drive-in Theatre at the Library @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Join the Coralville Public Library the first three Fridays in August for a blast from the past.  We are bringing back the Coralville Drive-In Theatre* with movie nights in the parking lot!  On August 21st we will be showing Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.  Just tune into 87.9 FM on your radio, and enjoy the movie from the comfort of your car.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (DVD cover)Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Friday, August 21, 8:30 pm

Indiana Jones and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, Starring Harrison Ford.

This movie is approximately 2 hours long.  Bring your own refreshments.

*From the 1950s to the early 1980s the 5th Street location the Library sits on was the Coralville Drive-in Theatre.  The Coralville Library first opened its doors in this location in 1987.

The Coralville Drive-In Movies at the Coralville Public Library have the following guidelines in place:

1) Please stay in your car for the duration of the movie (we want the community to come together, but at a safe distance!)

2) Empty spaces will be left between each car

3) Please bring your own refreshments

4) Public restrooms will not be available

5) In case of rain, we will attempt to reschedule the film for a later date

Aug
26
Wed
Zoom: English Class for Foreign Born Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Free English language class for foreign born adults. Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am on Zoom.  Please email ehampe@coralville.org for information on how to join.  All are welcome.