Dec
15
Sun
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Dec 15 @ 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 pm at Downtown Library. Students grades K-12 are welcome to come and learn how to play this great universal game! Take part in group lessons, organized chess activities, friendly tournaments, and free time to just play chess. For more information, connect with the Cedar Rapids Chess Club on Facebook or visit www.chessiniowa.org/crchess.

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

Dec
16
Mon
Comic Aficionados – Graphic Novel and Comic Book Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 16 @ 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!

Dec
17
Tue
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Dec 17 @ 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!

Dec
19
Thu
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Dec 19 @ 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 welcome to read to the dogs.Then stay as the pups perform at 7 p.m.! Presented in partnership with Therapy Dogs International.

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

Dec
23
Mon
School’s Out – Tiny Winter Scenes @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 23 @ 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! Create tiny winter scenes for keepsakes or gifts. Each scene is unique! We will be working with very small pieces.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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

School’s Out – Tiny Winter Scenes @ Ladd Library
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Create tiny winter scenes for keepsakes or gifts. Each scene is unique! We will be working with very small pieces.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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

Dec
26
Thu
School’s Out – Collage Printing @ Ladd Library
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Kids will make custom prints from an image they create and print onto cardstock to share with friends and family — make a card to send, a calling card, a trading card…

School’s out for the day! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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

School’s Out – Collage Printing @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kids will make custom prints from an image they create and print onto cardstock to share with friends and family — make a card to send, a calling card, a trading card…

School’s out for the day! Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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

Dec
27
Fri
School’s Out – Candle Making @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 27 @ 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! Drop in to make a little candle! Pick your color and scent.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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

School’s Out – Candle Making @ Ladd Library
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

School’s out for the day! Drop in to make a little candle! Pick your color and scent.

Each School’s Out program for children K-5 will give children the chance to try something new, fun (and maybe messy!). School’s Out programs provide a stimulating hour for elementary school children on days when school is not in session.

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