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2:00 pm Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
10:00 am Parachute Fun! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
4:00 pm Comic Aficionados @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
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...
4:00 pm Open Gaming @ Ladd Library
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...
9:30 pm Mother Goose on the Loose @ Ladd Library
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...
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
3:30 pm Game On! @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
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...
5:00 pm Children’s Book Author Kelly DiPucchio @ Ladd Library
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...
6:00 am Spring Seed Swap – Community Event @ Cedar Rapids Public Library
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...
9:30 am Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
10:00 am The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
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...
5:30 pm CR Chess Club @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
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...
10:00 am Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
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...
9:30 am Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
10:00 am Parachute Fun! @ Ladd Library
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...
10:00 am School’s Out: Poetree @ Cedar Rapids Public Library
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...
1:00 pm School’s Out: Poetree @ Ladd Library
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...
2:00 pm Virtual Reality @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
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...
10:00 am Housing Resource Fair @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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...
10:00 am Spring Crafts for Kids @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
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!
10:00 am STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
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...
11:00 am Who Was? A Storytime @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
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...
2:30 pm Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
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...