Oct
17
Thu
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. We hope to see you there!

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 program is sponsored by the Giacoletto Foundation.

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

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? Join the CR Comic Book Club at 6:30 pm on the third Thursday of the month at the Downtown Library for comic book talk with other fans. Each month spotlights a particular character, creator, or genre, and we let the conversation go wherever it takes us. All ages and interest levels are welcome and invited to attend.

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

Oct
18
Fri
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 with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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

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! Friday afternoons starting at 2 pm, we will have activities for teens ranging from making stuffed animals to playing with robots. This program is all about being creative while having fun. Anything could happen!

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

Oct
19
Sat
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 online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.

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

Oct
20
Sun
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 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!

Oct
22
Tue
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 details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Oct
23
Wed
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 with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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

Oct
25
Fri
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 with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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