Nov
19
Tue
Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 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 this 45 minute class, you’ll get a great workout helping to ensure that you will maintain, not gain in the coming winter months.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Nov
23
Sat
MagPie Magazine – Vision Boards @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Emily Stowe, editor of MagPie Magazine will be here to tell you all about her adventures in the local zine printing scene.

Do you write? Paint? Love to be creative? Join us as we explore the inner workings of a local zine then create your own vision board.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Nov
25
Mon
Comic Aficionados @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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 taking a critical look at popular graphic novels by favorite authors. Read, learn, and connect with fellow enthusiasts your age.

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

Nov
27
Wed
Bookish Arts and Crafts – Mindful Painting @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come and paint “happy little accidents”. This program is inspired by the great Bob Ross. We’ll paint alongside his video, taking in all of his worldly wisdom along the way!

Every month we’ll make a craft or project designed to be completed within the allotted time. No experience is necessary, all materials are supplied and everyone is welcome.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Dec
4
Wed
Art Program @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jim Jacobmeyer, Executive Director of the Artisan’s Sanctuary will facilitate an art workshop the first Wednesday of the month from December-February.

Over the next three months come and explore manga/anime, illustration and altered books.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Art Market @ Iowa Memorial Union
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm

Summer of the Arts is proud to present the Holiday Art Market. This event  replaces the Fine Arts Council’s Holiday Thieves’ Market.

Hours:

December 7: Noon – 6 PM
December 8: from 10 AM – 4 PM

Jan
8
Wed
Art Program @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jim Jacobmeyer, Executive Director of the Artisan’s Sanctuary will facilitate an art workshop the first Wednesday of the month from December-February.

Over the next three months come and explore manga/anime, illustration and altered books.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Jan
15
Wed
Intro to 3-D Printing @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn how to use TinkerCad to create 3D images, and design a personalized keychain

Interested in 3D image design for fun or work? Learn how to use TinkerCad to create 3D images, and design a personalized keychain. This class will cover the basics of 3D design and printing.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Jan
16
Thu
Desgn Depot – Embroidery Hoop Valentine @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Jan 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Create rustic Valentine’s Day art using burlap, embroidery hoops, and notions from our sewing box. All materials are provided; this program is for teens and adults.

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

Feb
5
Wed
Art Program @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jim Jacobmeyer, Executive Director of the Artisan’s Sanctuary will facilitate an art workshop the first Wednesday of the month from December-February.

Over the next three months come and explore manga/anime, illustration and altered books.

Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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