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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 1 @ 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...
CR Chess Club 5:30 pm
CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game! Join the All-Ages meeting of the Cedar Rapids Chess Club from 5:30 to 7:30 pm weekly on Wednesdays at the Downtown...
Open Mic Night with the Artisan’s Sanctuary 6:00 pm
Open Mic Night with the Artisan’s Sanctuary @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watch local musicians perform and network with those seasoned on the jamming circuit. First Wednesdays at the library are Open Mic night in partnership with Artisan’s Sanctuary. Swing by the...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 2 @ 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...
Kids Create: Winter Break Movie 1:00 pm
Kids Create: Winter Break Movie @ Coralville Public Library
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Kids Create: Winter Break Movie @ Coralville Public Library | Coralville | Iowa | United States
Join us for a special winter break Kids Create Movie for all ages!  The Library is showing Small Foot at 1:00 pm in Schwab Auditorium on Thursday, January 2nd. No...
Yarn It! 6:00 pm
Yarn It! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bring a yarn project that you enjoy making. try new projects, learn something new you can make. Make items to donate to local charities. This group is for anyone who...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 3 @ 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...
Virtual Reality 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library. Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new...
Crafternoons 2:30 pm
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Apr 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery. Try the featured craft via an introductory project using the necessary tools. All ages are welcome. Please register by...
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Family Fun – Learn a Craft 10:00 am
Family Fun – Learn a Craft @ Ladd Library
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Families, grandparents, kids, and caregivers come to the library to enjoy a free activity and share some quality time with your loved ones. All children should be accompanied by an...
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Scholastic Chess Club 2:00 pm
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 5 @ 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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Parachute Fun! 10:00 am
Parachute Fun! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 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...
Comic Aficionados 4:00 pm
Comic Aficionados @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 6 @ 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...
Open Gaming 4:00 pm
Open Gaming @ Ladd Library
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video games, board games, or card games. Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video...
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 pm
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Apr 6 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
“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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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 7 @ 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...
Game On! 3:30 pm
Game On! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop by and enjoy some afternoon video game entertainment! Whether you’re into racing, fighting, (or even just watching) video games, stop by and indulge in some afternoon entertainment! We always...
Children’s Book Author Kelly DiPucchio 5:00 pm
Children’s Book Author Kelly DiPucchio @ Ladd Library
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
As part of the One2Read program, New York Times Bestselling children’s book author Kelly DiPucchio will join us to talk about her work, and share her stories. Books will be...
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Spring Seed Swap – Community Event 6:00 am
Spring Seed Swap – Community Event @ Cedar Rapids Public Library
Apr 8 @ 6:00 am – 7:15 am
Gear up for gardening season with some new seeds! Bring your seeds from last year in mini sealed and labelled envelopes (some will be on hand if you don’t have...
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 8 @ 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...
The More We Get Together 10:00 am
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Interactive stories, songs, crafts, and games to bring children, caregivers, and older adults together and form inter-generational relationships. Connect with adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids and other mature...
CR Chess Club 5:30 pm
CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game! Join the All-Ages meeting of the Cedar Rapids Chess Club from 5:30 to 7:30 pm weekly on Wednesdays at the Downtown...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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...
Parachute Fun! 10:00 am
Parachute Fun! @ Ladd Library
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for a session of parachute games and songs at Ladd! Parachute play can help children learn fine motor skills and how to play cooperatively with their peers. We...
School’s Out: Poetree 10:00 am
School’s Out: Poetree @ Cedar Rapids Public Library
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Help us fill a tree with poems! We’re creating a Poetree in honor of National Poetry Month. Stop in the Commons of the downtown library to write a poem for...
School’s Out: Poetree 1:00 pm
School’s Out: Poetree @ Ladd Library
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Help us fill a tree with poems! We’re creating a Poetree in honor of National Poetry Month. Stop in the Community Room at Ladd Library to write a poem for...
Virtual Reality 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library. Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new...
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Housing Resource Fair 10:00 am
Housing Resource Fair @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
In celebration of Money Smart week and Fair Housing Month, this event aims to provide critical financial well-being and housing resources to community members. In celebration of Money Smart Week...
Spring Crafts for Kids 10:00 am
Spring Crafts for Kids @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get creative making springtime crafts at the library! We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
STEAM Saturdays 10:00 am
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others. Participants will...
Who Was? A Storytime 11:00 am
Who Was? A Storytime @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Based on the Who Was Story time series, on the second Saturday of the month a middle or high-school student will transform into a famous African American and lead a...
Crafternoons 2:30 pm
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Apr 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery. Try the featured craft via an introductory project using the necessary tools. All ages are welcome. Please register by...
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Open Gaming 4:00 pm
Open Gaming @ Ladd Library
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video games, board games, or card games. Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video...
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 pm
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Apr 13 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
“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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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 14 @ 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...
Game On! 3:30 pm
Game On! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop by and enjoy some afternoon video game entertainment! Whether you’re into racing, fighting, (or even just watching) video games, stop by and indulge in some afternoon entertainment! We always...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 15 @ 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...
CR Chess Club 5:30 pm
CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game! Join the All-Ages meeting of the Cedar Rapids Chess Club from 5:30 to 7:30 pm weekly on Wednesdays at the Downtown...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 16 @ 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...
Reading to Dogs 6:30 pm
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 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...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 17 @ 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 – Woodwinds 9:30 am
Pied Piper – Woodwinds @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Join us for a 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 – Woodwinds 10:30 am
Pied Piper – Woodwinds @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us for a 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!
Virtual Reality 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library. Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new...
Crafternoons 2:30 pm
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Apr 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery. Try the featured craft via an introductory project using the necessary tools. All ages are welcome. Please register by...
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STEAM Saturdays 10:00 am
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others. Participants will...
Nature Explorers 10:30 am
Nature Explorers @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Calling all nature explorers! Join us once a month as we explore nature through hands-on-projects and stories. Some activities will involve going outside, weather permitting. Be sure to wear clothing...
Creativi-Tea Time 11:00 am
Creativi-Tea Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stop by the library for some relaxation, tea, and coloring. Tea and supplies are provided but you are welcome to bring your own! We always recommend confirming details before attending. We...
Sushi Candy 11:00 am
Sushi Candy @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn how to make candy sushi using your favorite sweets! 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
Apr 19 @ 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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Comic Aficionados 4:00 pm
Comic Aficionados @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 20 @ 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...
Open Gaming 4:00 pm
Open Gaming @ Ladd Library
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video games, board games, or card games. Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video...
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 pm
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Apr 20 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
“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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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 21 @ 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...
Game On! 3:30 pm
Game On! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 21 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop by and enjoy some afternoon video game entertainment! Whether you’re into racing, fighting, (or even just watching) video games, stop by and indulge in some afternoon entertainment! We always...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 22 @ 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...
The More We Get Together 10:00 am
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Interactive stories, songs, crafts, and games to bring children, caregivers, and older adults together and form inter-generational relationships. Connect with adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids and other mature...
CR Chess Club 5:30 pm
CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game! Join the All-Ages meeting of the Cedar Rapids Chess Club from 5:30 to 7:30 pm weekly on Wednesdays at the Downtown...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 23 @ 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...
After School Activities 4:00 pm
After School Activities @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
From crafts to games. Fun things to do after school. March 26th: Choose to make wristbands in Super Hero colors, Princess colors or create your own design! Don’t forget to...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 24 @ 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...
Virtual Reality 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library. Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new...
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Build a Planter Box – Little Sprouts 10:00 am
Build a Planter Box – Little Sprouts @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Just for kids! Make a planter box and fill it with fresh herbs to use again and again. Make a planter box and fill it with fresh herbs to use...
STEAM Saturdays 10:00 am
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others. Participants will...
Crafternoons 2:30 pm
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery. Try the featured craft via an introductory project using the necessary tools. All ages are welcome. Please register by...
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Open Gaming 4:00 pm
Open Gaming @ Ladd Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video games, board games, or card games. Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play an assortment of video...
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 pm
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Apr 27 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
“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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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 28 @ 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...
Game On! 3:30 pm
Game On! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 28 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop by and enjoy some afternoon video game entertainment! Whether you’re into racing, fighting, (or even just watching) video games, stop by and indulge in some afternoon entertainment! We always...
Ukulele Cafe 6:00 pm
Ukulele Cafe @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the ukulele revolution! Local musician volunteers will lead Ukulele Cafe, where you’ll learn a few simple chords and leave playing a tune. Doesn’t get much better than this. Ukuleles...
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Mother Goose on the Loose 9:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Apr 29 @ 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...
CR Chess Club 5:30 pm
CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game! Join the All-Ages meeting of the Cedar Rapids Chess Club from 5:30 to 7:30 pm weekly on Wednesdays at the Downtown...
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Preschool Story Time 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Apr 30 @ 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...