Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Escape Room @ Ladd Library
Jun 25 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
Work with a team to create your own escape room! This week-long camp focuses on writing, creativity, and cooperative skills. Are you a puzzle expert? Do you like problem solving?...
Escape Room @ Ladd Library
Jun 26 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
Work with a team to create your own escape room! This week-long camp focuses on writing, creativity, and cooperative skills. Are you a puzzle expert? Do you like problem solving?...
Wild Time Exotics @ Ladd Library
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Each Wednesday night this summer, visit the Ladd Library for special performances and musical guests. Get up close and hands-on with a variety of exotic animals with Wild Times Exotics....
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs on Thursdays at Ladd Library. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes....
Escape Room @ Ladd Library
Jun 27 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
Work with a team to create your own escape room! This week-long camp focuses on writing, creativity, and cooperative skills. Are you a puzzle expert? Do you like problem solving?...
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join us every month to complete a craft or project. All are designed to be completed within the session and all materials will be provided. Please register by calling the...
Escape Room @ Ladd Library
Jun 28 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
Work with a team to create your own escape room! This week-long camp focuses on writing, creativity, and cooperative skills. Are you a puzzle expert? Do you like problem solving?...
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
School’s Out @ Ladd Library
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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...
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for a special Music Together program provided by Orchestra Iowa. Music Together® is designed to help parents nurture their child’s musical growth. Exploring music can help children develop...
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
School’s Out @ Ladd Library
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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...
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Chad will perform an interactive musical show, based on his Wilderman’s Treetop Tales book. This is a highly interactive show! Be sure to visit Chad’s original artwork on display in...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs on Thursdays at Ladd Library. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes....
Water Play @ Ladd Library
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
The library will provide a variety of water toys and activities to explore. Come prepared to get soaked! In the event of inclement weather, this program will be rescheduled. We...
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
School’s Out @ Ladd Library
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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...
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Our traveling touch tank brings live ocean animals to you! Break down some of the common misconceptions about sharks and sting rays. We will highlight adaptations these critters have to...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs on Thursdays at Ladd Library. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes....
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 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...
Parachute Fun! @ Ladd Library
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for a session of parachute games and songs downtown! Parachute play encourages physical activity and promotes the development of motor coordination and social skills. We always recommend confirming...
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Jul 22 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
The world is ending, but you know what to do! Immerse yourself in our post apocalyptic world and learn how to survive. This week long camp focuses on problem solving,...
School’s Out @ Ladd Library
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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...
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
The world is ending, but you know what to do! Immerse yourself in our post apocalyptic world and learn how to survive. This week long camp focuses on problem solving,...