Apr
10
Fri
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 our Poetree.  This program is part of our School’s Out series, for children grades K-5.

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

Apr
18
Sat
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 that is appropriate for the weather we will be having as well as clothing that you can get messy in.

January: Animal Tracks

February: V-Day Activities: heart scavenger hunt and/or snowball fight, homemade pet toys for CVHS

March: Plants & Birds, grow a seed and/or make a bird feeder to take home

Apr
23
Thu
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 make one for a friend!

April 23rd: Spend some time folding and making origami – from boats to Superheroes. We will have a variety of origami books and ideas for beginners up to more experienced Origami folders.

May 28th: Time to play with Ozobots! Draw lines, create codes and find out what Ozobots can do.

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

Apr
25
Sat
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 again and again. Library staff will show you how. This program is ideal for people who like gardening and cooking with fresh ingredients. All materials are included. This program will be held in Beems B. Please arrive a few minutes before the program starts to find your place and ask any questions. Space will be limited. Register is required.

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!

May
16
Sat
Upcycling Hacks- Children’s edition @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Amazing YouTube inspired hacks to promote the conservation of everyday items. The morning program is for budding environmentalists and most approriate for elementary aged through high school students.

Take common household objects and learn how to breathe new life into them.

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

May
28
Thu
After School Activities @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
May 28 @ 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 make one for a friend!

April 23rd: Spend some time folding and making origami – from boats to Superheroes. We will have a variety of origami books and ideas for beginners up to more experienced Origami folders.

May 28th: Time to play with Ozobots! Draw lines, create codes and find out what Ozobots can do.

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

May
30
Sat
Nature Explorers @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
May 30 @ 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 that is appropriate for the weather we will be having as well as clothing that you can get messy in.

January: Animal Tracks

February: V-Day Activities: heart scavenger hunt and/or snowball fight, homemade pet toys for CVHS

March: Plants & Birds, grow a seed and/or make a bird feeder to take home