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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 2 @ 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...
Sensory Story and Playtime 6:00 pm
Sensory Story and Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This program is geared toward children with developmental and attention differences. During this program, we will read a story and work with Lego to encourage cooperation, socialization, and fun. We...
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Virtual Reality 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 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...
Yarn It! 6:00 pm
Yarn It! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bring a yarn project that you enjoy making. Try new projects, learn something new that you can make. This group is for anyone who would like to work on their...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 4 @ 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...
Humanize my Hoodie Presentation and Workshop 11:00 am
Humanize my Hoodie Presentation and Workshop @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:35 pm
Andre’ Wright and Jason Sole present Humanize my Hoodie. Andre’ Wright, CEO of Born Leaders United and Jason Sole a criminal justice educator have teamed up to form Humanize my...
Anything Could Happen! 2:00 pm
Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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!...
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Virtual Reality- Weekend edition 10:00 am
Virtual Reality- Weekend edition @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This weekend come and give VR a try. We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
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Scholastic Chess Club 2:00 pm
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 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...
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School’s Out Fibonacci Projects: Math meets Art! 10:00 am
School’s Out Fibonacci Projects: Math meets Art! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session. School’s out for the day! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 9 @ 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 11 @ 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...
Anything Could Happen! 2:00 pm
Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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!...
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LGBTQIA+ I’m Coming Out! 10:00 am
LGBTQIA+ I’m Coming Out! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Celebration of LGBTQIA+ history and National I’m Coming Out Day Storytime for k-5 from 10:00 am-10:30 am, LGBT speakers for teens at 10:30 am- 11:00 am followed by a Q...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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 6:30 pm
Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 16 @ 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...
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Design Depot – Junk Art Design 2:30 pm
Design Depot – Junk Art Design @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
This mixed media design challenge offers a chance to meld all types of weird materials into one colossal junky project. No judgement here. We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Virtual Reality 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 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 6:30 pm
CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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?...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 18 @ 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...
Anything Could Happen! 2:00 pm
Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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!...
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Ozobot Playtime 10:00 am
Ozobot Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Design a Halloween costume for an Ozobot and draw a spooky trail for him to follow including special tricks for him to perform. Please register by calling the library or...
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Scholastic Chess Club 2:00 pm
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 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...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 23 @ 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 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...
Pied Piper – Strings 9:30 am
Pied Piper – Strings @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Music concert presented by Orchestra Iowa and designed for preschool age children. We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
Pied Piper – Strings 10:30 am
Pied Piper – Strings @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Music concert presented by Orchestra Iowa and designed for preschool age children. We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
Anything Could Happen! 2:00 pm
Anything Could Happen! @ Ladd Library
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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!...
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Halloween Party! 1:00 pm
Halloween Party! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour the Mad Scientist’s lab, search for treats and watch out for crafty tricks along the way. Kids and grownups alike are encouraged to come in costume for the afternoon....
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 30 @ 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...
Bookish Arts and Crafts – Carved Pumpkin Silhouettes and Block Printing 6:00 pm
Bookish Arts and Crafts – Carved Pumpkin Silhouettes and Block Printing @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Halloween is upon us. Join us for carved block printed pumpkins. All of that art without the mess! Every month we’ll make a craft or project designed to be completed...
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Virtual Reality 3:30 pm
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 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...