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Early Learning Story Time

2022-09-06 10:00:00 2022-09-06 10:30:00 America/Chicago Early Learning Story Time Join us at the Downtown Library for a fun-filled story time for young children, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities. This program is designed for children ages 2-5. Downtown Library - Children's Program Room

Tuesday, September 06
10:00am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2022-09-06 10:00:00 2022-09-06 10:30:00 America/Chicago Early Learning Story Time Join us at the Downtown Library for a fun-filled story time for young children, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities. This program is designed for children ages 2-5. Downtown Library - Children's Program Room

Downtown Library

Children's Program Room

Join us at the Downtown Library for a fun-filled story time for young children, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities. This program is designed for children ages 2-5.

AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Babies and Toddlers |

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

TAGS: | |

Downtown Library

Phone: 319.261.READ

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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. Roasters 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

Thu, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Learn the basics of using a Glowforge or 3D Printer and complete a craft along the way. 

Fri, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Downtown Library - Commons
Melissa Caminneci is back with ukulele holiday tunes in the Commons of the Downtown Library.

Fri, Dec 09, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
The public is invited to attend and participate in the 21st annual Cedar Rapids Area Merry TubaChristmas.

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Story time for young children with stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Mon, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Make your way to the library after school for some fun LEGO action!

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Commons
Love playing Scrabble? We do, too! Join us in the Commons of the Downtown Library for a friendly evening of wordsmithing. This program is for adults; all skill levels welcome.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ladd Library - Opportunity Center Classroom
New comers always welcome at this general interest book club.

Wed, Dec 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
For December's Zumbini we will be requiring registration and focusing on songs and activities that are geared towards children ages 0-3. Only register for the sessions you know you will attend!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Learn the basics of using a Glowforge or 3D Printer and complete a craft along the way. 

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 7:10pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Trained, certified therapy dogs provide companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone is welcome to read to the dogs. Stay for a performance at 7 p.m.!

Fri, Dec 16, All day
Virtual Program
Visit the library's Facebook page or YouTube channel to view a short series of videos highlighting the library's history in the Cedar Rapids community.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ladd Library - Community Room
We've got the supplies. You bring the talent! Let's make holiday cards together.

Fri, Dec 16, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Downtown Library - Commons
Listen to holiday music while you browse! The Eastside Brass Quartet will perform in the Commons of the Downtown Library.

Fri, Dec 16, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Make a gift for yourself or someone special while you sip a warm beverage and chat with your fellow crafters.

Wed, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Fri, Dec 23, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Fri, Dec 23, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sat, Dec 24, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sat, Dec 24, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sun, Dec 25, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sun, Dec 25, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Mon, Dec 26, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Mon, Dec 26, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Tue, Dec 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Book sharing and fellowship - what could be better? Bring your favorite books with queer characters and themes or talk about a favorite book from a queer point of view. All are welcome!

Wed, Dec 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Kindergarten through second grade students are invited to a camp all about animal habitats and hibernation in the winter! Registration required.

Wed, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Third through fifth grade students are invited to get hands-on experience with the tools in the library's Maker Room.

Wed, Dec 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Dec 29, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Kindergarten through second grade students are invited to a camp all about animal habitats and hibernation in the winter! Registration required.

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Third through fifth grade students are invited to get hands-on experience with the tools in the library's Maker Room.

Fri, Dec 30, All day
Downtown Library
Pick up a box to ring in the new year as a family. Party favors and ways to remember the old year and celebrate the new will be included. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Kindergarten through second grade students are invited to a camp all about animal habitats and hibernation in the winter! Registration required.

Fri, Dec 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Third through fifth grade students are invited to get hands-on experience with the tools in the library's Maker Room.

Canceled
Fri, Dec 30, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Dec 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Drop-in after that morning nap to shake and move to ring in Noon Year's Eve at the library. Space is limited; registration required.

Sun, Jan 01, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sun, Jan 01, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Mon, Jan 02, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Mon, Jan 02, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Tue, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Jan 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Reading and good conversation in a relaxed atmosphere

Tue, Jan 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Commons
Obscure, random, and (sometimes) useless facts at the only trivia quiz in town researched by professional nerds: librarians.

Wed, Jan 04, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Jan 04, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Jan 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
The Cedar Rapids Public Library Board of Trustees meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 pm for their regular meeting.

Thu, Jan 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Fiction and non-fiction selections that are by, for and about women.

Fri, Jan 06, All day
Downtown Library
Register to receive a copy of Jan Brett's classic adaptation of "The Mitten" and accompanying crafts for you and your preschooler.
Registration opens Monday, December 12 2022 at 9:00am

Fri, Jan 06, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Jan 07, All day
Downtown Library
Be a part of the Tiny Art Show at the library! Original art by members of the community will be on display in the Skywalk Gallery at the Downtown Library from Jan. 28-Feb 27.
Register

Sat, Jan 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Get your weekend started with active movement, music, and parachute activities. This program is designed for children ages 2-7 and their caregivers.

Sat, Jan 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art - Art Studio
Join us at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art to create a piece for the Tiny Art Show.

Sat, Jan 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Are you socially anxious, introverted, new in town, or just looking for an easy way to meet new people? Join us to play board games and have fun! (Knowing how to play games is not required.)