Dec
18
Wed
Kickboxing @ Cedar Rapids Downtown Library
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Melanie Smith will be here to help us stay in shape all winter long! Join us as we kick, lunge and punch the winter blues away. Ages 8+ are welcome.

This exercise class will feature medium intensity exercise. All exercises can be modified for all abilities. Some yoga mats will be available but feel free to bring your own as supplies are limited. Water will also be provided.

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!

Dec
19
Thu
Design Depot – Star Wars Fandomonium! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Star Wars Luminaries! Create your own Star Wars luminary for the holidays – all materials provided.

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

Dec
21
Sat
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Dec 21 @ 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, December 14 – Engineering: Building Challenge

Saturday, December 21- Math: Calculating Distance, Rate and Time

Saturday, December 28 – Making Snow and Slime

Saturday, January 4 – Computer Science: Making a Cardboard Guitar Play

Saturday, January 11- Art: Poured Canvas Art

Saturday, January 18 – Physics: Bubbles and Balloons

Saturday, January 25 – Ecology: Biomes vs Habitats

Saturday, February 1 – Biology: Building our Own Cell

Saturday, February 8 – Robotics: Make Your Own Robot

Saturday, February 15 – Acoustics: Seeing Sound

Saturday, February 22 – Art: Creating Optical Illusion Art

Saturday, February 29 – Optics: Explore Light with Prisms

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

Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Families spend time together listening to stories, music, and poems.

Programs last approximately 30 minutes.

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!

Dec
28
Sat
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Dec 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, December 14 – Engineering: Building Challenge

Saturday, December 21- Math: Calculating Distance, Rate and Time

Saturday, December 28 – Making Snow and Slime

Saturday, January 4 – Computer Science: Making a Cardboard Guitar Play

Saturday, January 11- Art: Poured Canvas Art

Saturday, January 18 – Physics: Bubbles and Balloons

Saturday, January 25 – Ecology: Biomes vs Habitats

Saturday, February 1 – Biology: Building our Own Cell

Saturday, February 8 – Robotics: Make Your Own Robot

Saturday, February 15 – Acoustics: Seeing Sound

Saturday, February 22 – Art: Creating Optical Illusion Art

Saturday, February 29 – Optics: Explore Light with Prisms

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

Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Families spend time together listening to stories, music, and poems.

Programs last approximately 30 minutes.

Dec
31
Tue
Noon Year’s Eve @ Ladd Library
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Let’s celebrate the New Year with a count down to 12:00 p.m! Families can enjoy fun activities every 15 minutes. We’ll have a dance party and a mocktail station 15 minutes prior to our countdown.

Activities are geared to school-aged children.

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

Jan
4
Sat
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Jan 4 @ 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, December 14 – Engineering: Building Challenge

Saturday, December 21- Math: Calculating Distance, Rate and Time

Saturday, December 28 – Making Snow and Slime

Saturday, January 4 – Computer Science: Making a Cardboard Guitar Play

Saturday, January 11- Art: Poured Canvas Art

Saturday, January 18 – Physics: Bubbles and Balloons

Saturday, January 25 – Ecology: Biomes vs Habitats

Saturday, February 1 – Biology: Building our Own Cell

Saturday, February 8 – Robotics: Make Your Own Robot

Saturday, February 15 – Acoustics: Seeing Sound

Saturday, February 22 – Art: Creating Optical Illusion Art

Saturday, February 29 – Optics: Explore Light with Prisms

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