Mar
25
Wed
Doodlebugs @North Liberty Community Library: Dancing with Degas @ North Library Community Library
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Create some oil-pastel ballerinas, just as Edgar Degas drew, and then learn some beautiful ballet steps with our friend Carol Rezabek from the Dancer’s Edge!

No registration necessary. For questions contact 319-366-7503 or ethomas@crma.org.
Mar
26
Thu
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Mar 26 @ 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 details before attending. We hope to see you there!

After School Activities @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Mar 26 @ 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!

Mar
27
Fri
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Mar 27 @ 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 with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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

Doodlebugs @Hiawatha Public Library: Dancing with Degas @ Hiawatha Public Library
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Create some oil-pastel ballerinas, just as Edgar Degas drew, and then learn some beautiful ballet steps with our friend Carol Rezabek from the Dancer’s Edge!

No registration necessary. For questions contact 319-366-7503 or ethomas@crma.org.
Mar
28
Sat
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Mar 28 @ 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 be encouraged to share their findings or work with the group. We will also celebrate the scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and artists who inspired today’s project.

Saturday, March 7 – Coding: Computer Logic with LEGOS

Saturday, March 14 – Art: Mobius Strips

Saturday, March 28 – Circuitry: Light Up Cards

Saturday, April 11 – Forensics: Techniques for Solving a Case

Saturday, April 18 – Chemistry: Bath Bomb Science

Saturday, April 25 – Botany: Plant Life

Saturday, May 9 – Film: Stop Motion with Lego*

Saturday, May 16 – Aerodynamics: Paper Airplane Physics

Saturday, May 23 – Acoustics: Building Sound Waves

* The library has some tablets for individuals without a smartphone or tablet, but participants who own these devices are encouraged to bring them for use. The FREE app used is Stop Motion Studio. Consider downloading this on your own device before the program. Thank you!

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

Nature Explorers @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Mar 28 @ 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

Mar
30
Mon
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
Mar 30 @ 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 with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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

Mar
31
Tue
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Mar 31 @ 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 details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Doodlebugs @Marion Public Library: Good Point! @ Marion Public Library
Mar 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
We’ll look at Georges Seurat’s famous Sunday Afternoon painting and create Pointillist works of art. Make it a “point” to be there!

No registration necessary. For questions contact 319-366-7503 or ethomas@crma.org.