Apr 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 25 @ 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....
Apr 25 @ 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...
Apr 29 @ 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
May 2 @ 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....
May 6 @ 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...
Virtual Reality @ Ladd Library
May 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
May 9 @ 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....
Parachute Fun! @ Ladd Library
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for a session of parachute games and songs at Ladd Library! Parachute play encourages physical activity and promotes the development of motor coordination and social skills. We always...
May 13 @ 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
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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...
May 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...
Virtual Reality @ Ladd Library
May 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
May 23 @ 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....
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
May 30 @ 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....
May 30 @ 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...
Jun 3 @ 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...
Jun 4 @ 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...
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us for an interactive music and storytelling show about outer space science. Out of this World includes a kid-friendly demonstration of gravity (Try eating a pizza when the pepperoni keeps floating...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jun 6 @ 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....
Jun 10 @ 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...
Jun 11 @ 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...
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Out of This World: Music and Stories from Space Through song and storytelling, Kevin inspires kids to live within their creativity and evolve into a more self-aware generation. This is...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jun 13 @ 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....
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for a fun, unstructured sports playtime with our local organization, Little Sports Torts. Playing is an important early literacy practice that supports brain growth and development. Join us...
Jun 17 @ 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...
Jun 18 @ 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...
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Jun 20 @ 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....