Jun
18
Tue
Stories at Jacolyn Park @ Jacolyn Park
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Enjoy summertime stories and an activity at Jacolyn Park, located at Jacolyn Dr NW & Gordon Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring school-aged children and older adults together and form intergenerational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to make alongside and assist children with a variety of crafts and treats in this summer series of programs. Grandparents and older adults are encouraged to accompany children to this event as well.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
19
Wed
School’s Out @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for summer! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!).

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Bubble Wonders – Anything is Possible @ Ladd Library
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Each Wednesday night this summer, visit the Ladd Library for special performances and musical guests.

In a world of ever-decreasing attention spans, Geoff uses the wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling as ways to capture and redirect the viewer’s attention. His presentation also shows others how to rekindle a sense of wonder in their own lives and demonstrates how persistence and a positive attitude can help make your dreams come true.

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
20
Thu
Bubble Wonders – Anything is Possible! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Each Thursday this summer, visit the Downtown Library for special performances and musical guests.

In a world of ever-decreasing attention spans, Geoff uses the wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling as ways to capture and redirect the viewer’s attention. His presentation also shows others how to rekindle a sense of wonder in their own lives and demonstrates how persistence and a positive attitude can help make your dreams come true.

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance (except for the 9:15a performance).

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Bubble Wonders – Anything is Possible! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Each Thursday this summer, visit the Downtown Library for special performances and musical guests.

In a world of ever-decreasing attention spans, Geoff uses the wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling as ways to capture and redirect the viewer’s attention. His presentation also shows others how to rekindle a sense of wonder in their own lives and demonstrates how persistence and a positive attitude can help make your dreams come true.

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance (except for the 9:15a performance).

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Bubble Wonders – Anything is Possible! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Each Thursday this summer, visit the Downtown Library for special performances and musical guests.

In a world of ever-decreasing attention spans, Geoff uses the wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling as ways to capture and redirect the viewer’s attention. His presentation also shows others how to rekindle a sense of wonder in their own lives and demonstrates how persistence and a positive attitude can help make your dreams come true.

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance (except for the 9:15a performance).

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone welcome to read to the dogs.Then stay as the pups perform at 7 p.m.! Presented in partnership with Therapy Dogs International.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
21
Fri
Dance Party – Babies and Toddlers @ Ladd Library
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us for a half hour of silly, semi free-style, semi Librarian-led dancing! We’ll provide the music, bubbles and instruments, you bring the kids!

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
24
Mon
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!