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Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Check out the upcoming events, meetings, activities, and performances at the City of Coralville. Highlights for the next two weeks include:

  • Kinder Club (January 19)
  • Family Storytime (January 20)
  • Meetings: Joint Meeting of Johnson County School Districts & Governments (January 22), Parks & Recreation Commission (January 22), City Council (January 23), City Council Goal Setting (January 30)
  • BrrrFest (January 27)

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Understanding the City Budget 

Budget planning is open to the public

Tuesday, January 23 | 6:30 pm

Learn about the proposed City budget for the next fiscal year at a presentation at the City Council meeting on January 23. Join us in person, watch live, catch a rebroadcast, or stream the video later.

Detailed budget information will be in the latest Connection, scheduled to reach Coralville mailboxes in early February. A public hearing for the proposed budget will be on February 13. Budget information

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Be in the Know About Snow

Let it snow, let it snow…but please clear your walkways. Remember to shovel your public sidewalks—including curb ramps on the corners—within 24 hours after the snowfall ends.
If you need to clear snow at night, remember that the City’s noise control ordinance doesn’t allow “motor-powered, muffler-equipped snow removal equipment” (such as a gas snow blower) between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:00 am. Snow removal

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Opening on the Library Board of Trustees

Application deadline is January 22

Are you a Coralville resident who enjoys community involvement? Coralville is accepting applications for a seat on the Library Board of Trustees; the Library Board of Trustees is tasked with helping to direct the funds and policies of the Library.  Library board


On Stage at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Tonic Sol-fa

Friday, January 26 | 7:30 pm

This isn’t your grandpa’s barbershop quartet! Fans of all ages will love Tonic Sol-fa’s fun and funky arrangements of pop tunes.

Folk Songs & Horn Calls

Sunday, January 28 | 2:30 pm

Part of the Orchestra Iowa Showcase Chamber Series and featuring the works of Mozart, Bartok, and Brahms.

What's on stage

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What's Happening at the Library

Winter Adult Reading Month Kicks Off

Thursday, January 25 | 10:30 am-2:00 pm & 4:00-6:00 pm

Join us for cocoa and cookies to kick off Winter Adult Reading Month! Sign up, read three books during February, keep a reading log, and get entered for a chance to win a tablet or gift certificates to a bookstore or New Pioneer Co-op. If you want to keep turning pages, check out the "Reading Without Walls" challenge.
Winter Adult Reading Month

Free Movie for Adults: Lion (PG-13)

Thursday, January 25 | 6:00 pm

Based on the book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley. A five-year-old gets lost on a train thousands of miles across India before being adopted. Twenty-five years later, he sets out to find his first family.
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