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Indoor pool closed

Indoor pool closed

Our indoor pool is, unfortunately closed until further notice. Last night, a motor failed and will need to be replaced. We hope to have a timeline for reopening later in the week of May 13.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall has moved from its previous, leased offices into the new, permanent building at 360 N. Main St. at 7 a.m.

The public can accesses the same services at the new location during the same business hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Departments located at the building include Administration, Billing and Finance, Building Inspection, Planning, Community Relations and Human Resources.

A ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Tuesday, May 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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City Slate

There’s always something
free and fun
to do in North Liberty.

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Year-Round Fun with the City Slate

Fun all year round with
our largest events.
Every one free to attend.

Upcoming City Slate Events


North Liberty’s City Slate is a collection of special events planned by city staff. Every event on the slate is free to attend, and our team has tons of events in store every year. Upcoming events will be announced in waves throughout the year. Full details for each event will be linked below in the weeks leading up to each program.

May 11: Playground Crawl
Spend the afternoon with your household exploring the city’s playgrounds. Treats and activities at each stop

May 18: Remarkable Rigs
Meet the trucks and drivers and others that keep the city going at this showcase of public works vehicles.

May 22: Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Celebrate summer with the Library’s Summer Reading Program Kick-Off. There will be fun activities for all ages, a sweet treat and, of course, Summer Reading Program sign-up.

Fridays in June & July: Ranshaw House Concert Series
Catch up with friends and socialize as a community on the Ranshaw House lawn. Bring a picnic, BYOB and enjoy live music from local artists performing on the historic house’s front porch.

June 8: Let Love Fly
Mega kites will soar above North Liberty’s Centennial Park. Come for awe-inspiring views, and information, activities and giveaways from LGBTQ community groups and sponsors for a community celebration of love.

June 9: Free Fishing
Enjoy free fishing, food and prizes at Liberty Centre Pond. A fishing license is not required for this special event.

June 14, July 12 and Aug 9: Swimming Storytime
Join the Library staff and lifeguards for a fun summer storytime by the pool on the outdoor pool deck followed by free swim. This event is geared towards ages 5 and under. Caregivers must be in the pool with children.

June 21: Cardboard Boat Regatta
Put your cardboard boat creation to the test at the outdoor pool for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights. Free registration (and supply kits) for those who want to sail their homemade boat will become available a month before the event. All are welcome to come cheer on participants!

June 21: Camp North Liberty
Join fellow members of the community in a backyard campout at the North Liberty Recreation Center. Enjoy live music, food, games and other entertainment.

June 23: Splash Bash
The North Liberty Aquatic Center is turning 20 this summer! Join us for a birthday celebration. We’ll have food trucks, a DJ, photo opportunities and fun in the pool!

July 3: Fireworks & Classic Cars
Kickstart your Independence Day celebrations with a free Show & Shine Car Show and fireworks on Wednesday, July 3 in Penn Meadows Park.

July 13: Blues & BBQ
North Liberty’s summer tradition of live music, craft beer, barbecue and kids’ fun returns for a 16th year.

July 21: Swim with Island and Mermaid Princesses
A magical experience at the outdoor pool with princesses and mermaids! Snacks, crafts, party favors and free swim included. This event is free, but registration is required. Registration begins at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 14.

Aug 6: National Night Out
Join city staff in celebrating the annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

Aug 17: Street Dance
Send off summer with live music, dancing, food, drinks and games.

Year-Round Fun

The City Slate is full of free fun throughout the year. Discover what it’s offered and then come out for our next event!

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North Liberty's City Slate is made possible by

We’re committed to providing our residents and visitors free access to play in North Liberty. Luckily, these local businesses agree and we’re proud to have their support to help cover program costs so you, your family and your neighbors can just have fun. You’ll have the chance to visit with these sponsors at upcoming events so please thank them for their support when you do.

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Businesses interested in supporting North Liberty’s City Slate can contact Jillian Miller at [email protected] or (319) 626-5757 for information.

Looking for something else?

While the City Slate is a compilation of our free and largest city-produced events, it is not a schedule of all of our community’s programs. Visit our community calendar to view other recreation, library and area events. You can also explore events planned throughout Johnson County at

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