Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 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...
Comic Aficionados @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Graphic novel and comic book club for ages 8-12 years! Read, learn, and connect with fellow enthusiasts your age. Our new graphic novel club for ages 8-12 years will be...
Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Sep 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play video games on the big screen. Special Virtual Reality events will happen as well! We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 pm
Melanie Smith, Tough Mudder extraordinaire and fitness leader will guide you through a moderately intensive workout. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Melanie is passionate about fitness. In...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 18 @ 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Jazzy Jamboree The Diva is Back! In 2018, Christine Bellomy brought her clarinet magic to the Red Cedar stage with A Little Klezmer Among Friends. The audience response was clear:...
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Sep 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
Design Depot – Tiny Banned Book Jewelry @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Tiny Banned Book Jewelry We’ll create tiny replicas of banned books, and then turn them into necklaces and key chains! We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to...
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new worlds, solve puzzles, and outrun the occasional stray dinosaur. This...
CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Comic book talk with other fans spotlighting a particular character, creator, or genre. Are you a comic book enthusiast? Want to share your love for this artful style of literature?...
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Sep 19 @ 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...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 20 @ 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...
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Themed activities for teens ranging from making stuffed animals to playing with robots. Every Friday, you’re out early. You’re bored and looking for something to do. Your search is over!...
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Jazzy Jamboree The Diva is Back! In 2018, Christine Bellomy brought her clarinet magic to the Red Cedar stage with A Little Klezmer Among Friends. The audience response was clear:...
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
3:00 pm
Jazzy Jamboree The Diva is Back! In 2018, Christine Bellomy brought her clarinet magic to the Red Cedar stage with A Little Klezmer Among Friends. The audience response was clear:...
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Group lessons, organized chess activities, friendly tournaments, and free time to just play chess. Join the Scholastic Chess Club the first and third Sundays of the month (Sept-May) from 2-5...
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 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...
Parachute Fun! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for a session of parachute games and songs downtown! Parachute play can help children learn fine motor skills and how to play cooperatively with their peers. We always...
Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play video games on the big screen. Special Virtual Reality events will happen as well! We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 25 @ 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...
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Activities to bring children, caregivers, and older adults together and form inter-generational relationships. Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to craft, play, sing, and listen...
Bookish Arts and Crafts- Paper Wreath or Frame @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Craft a beautiful wreath or paper frame made entirely of paper. Every month we’ll make a craft or project designed to be completed within the allotted time. No experience is...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Sep 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Craft a beautiful wreath or paper frame made entirely of paper. Every month we’ll make a craft or project designed to be completed within the allotted time. No experience is...
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
7:00 pm
Jazzy Jamboree The Diva is Back! In 2018, Christine Bellomy brought her clarinet magic to the Red Cedar stage with A Little Klezmer Among Friends. The audience response was clear:...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Sep 27 @ 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...