Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 pm
Melanie Smith, Tough Mudder extraordinaire and fitness leader will guide you through a moderately intensive workout. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Melanie is passionate about fitness. In...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 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...
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 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...
CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 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?...
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 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...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 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!...
Ozobot Playtime @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Scholastic Chess Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 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...
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
9:30 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...
Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play video games on the big screen. Special Virtual Reality events will happen as well! We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 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...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 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...
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Pied Piper – Strings @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
9:30 am
Music concert presented by Orchestra Iowa and designed for preschool age children. We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
Pied Piper – Strings @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
10:30 am
Music concert presented by Orchestra Iowa and designed for preschool age children. We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 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!...
STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 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...
Halloween Party! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Tour the Mad Scientist’s lab, search for treats and watch out for crafty tricks along the way. Kids and grownups alike are encouraged to come in costume for the afternoon....
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
9:30 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...
Comic Aficionados @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 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...
Video Gaming @ Ladd Library
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 pm
Each week, teens will have the opportunity to play video games on the big screen. Special Virtual Reality events will happen as well! We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Preschool Story Time @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 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...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Activities to bring children, caregivers, and older adults together and form inter-generational relationships. Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to craft, play, sing, and listen...