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Who Was? A Storytime

Rosa Parks

2020-02-08 11:00:00 2020-02-08 12:00:00 America/Chicago Who Was? A Storytime Downtown Library

Saturday, February 08
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-08 11:00:00 2020-02-08 12:00:00 America/Chicago Who Was? A Storytime 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 story hour. Downtown Library

Downtown Library

Mezzanine

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 story hour.

This year the Cedar Rapids Public Library is partnering with the African American Museum of Iowa to provide a collaborative story time highlighting and celebrating local and national African American historical and contemporary figures. Over the span of the entire year, there will be creative projects, musical activities and more. This program is most beneficial for children between the ages of 6-12 years old. This event is sponsored by The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success.

All are welcome.

AGE GROUP: | School Age |

EVENT TYPE: | Read | Play | Make | Learn | Connect |

TAGS: | |

Downtown Library

Phone: 319.261.READ

Hours
Mon, Feb 17 Closed
Tue, Feb 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Downtown Library is located at 450 5th Avenue SE, in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids. It is a 94,000 square foot building with a variety of civic spaces and a vibrant collection of library materials. Special features of this location are the Whipple Auditorium, a 200 seat auditorium overlooking Greene Square; and the LivingLearning Roof, a green roof with public seating and space to hold special events. Greyhound Café is located in the Downtown Library, providing a full service coffee shop for visitors, as well as catering for meetings and special events.

Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 17, All day

Tue, Feb 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Rescheduled
Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
New date Tuesday, February 18, 3:30pm - 6:15pm

Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 6:15pm
Beems Auditorium B

Tue, Feb 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Feb 19, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Feb 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Feb 19, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Conference Room

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Whipple Auditorium

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Technology Classroom

Thu, Feb 20, 6:20pm - 7:50pm
Unconference Room
This event is full

Thu, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Beems Auditorium B

Fri, Feb 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Commons

Fri, Feb 21, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Fri, Feb 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Whipple Auditorium

Canceled
Fri, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Union

Sat, Feb 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Classroom

Tue, Feb 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Feb 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Classroom

Canceled
Tue, Feb 25, 10:00am - 11:30am

Tue, Feb 25, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Whipple Auditorium

Tue, Feb 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Feb 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Unconference Room

Wed, Feb 26, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Thu, Feb 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Conference Room

Thu, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whipple Auditorium
This event is full

Fri, Feb 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
Commons

Fri, Feb 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Canceled
Fri, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Union

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Program Room

Sat, Feb 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Beems Auditorium A/B

Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Mon, Mar 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Beems Auditorium A/B

Mon, Mar 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Whipple Auditorium

Mon, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Unconference Room

Tue, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Union

Tue, Mar 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Commons

Wed, Mar 04, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cafe Commons

Thu, Mar 05, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Commons

Thu, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Thu, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Conference Room

Fri, Mar 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Canceled
Fri, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fri, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Union

Sat, Mar 07, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Sat, Mar 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Beems Auditorium A/B

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Beems Auditorium B

Mon, Mar 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Mar 10, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Union

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whipple Auditorium

Wed, Mar 11, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Classroom

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Beems Auditorium B

Wed, Mar 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Conference Room

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Commons

Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom

Thu, Mar 12, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Commons

Fri, Mar 13, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Canceled
Fri, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Commons

Sat, Mar 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Sun, Mar 15, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Sun, Mar 15, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Mon, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Mar 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Commons

Tue, Mar 17, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Union

Tue, Mar 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Mar 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 18, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A