Upcoming events

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 10:30am


Join us for a special live Halloween Storytime on Zoom with a few Children's librarians and an opportunity to show off your Halloween costume to the group via video! We have missed seeing your faces every day in the Storytime Room, but we...

Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:00pm


Everyone's favorite fall candy (well maybe not everyone's) is the main feature of your very own Candy Corn Creature for this week's craft just in time for Halloween! We'll provide everything you need including a mouthful of...

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 2:00pm


Fall is such a cozy time of year, so here's a cozy fox craft you can make! We'll provide folding and gluing instructions to make this cute origami fox, and if you want to you can create a little greeting card with some included...

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 2:00pm


This week we're creating a watercolor effect to color coffee filter pumpkins and leaves, a beautiful imitation of the gorgeous colors of fall. We will pre-cut the shapes for you so all you have to do is color and let dry!

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:30am


Join Little Miss Ann (Ann Torralba) for a special virtual live concert filled with melodic singing and lots of rhythm. Her interactive music invites families to jump and dance together, imagine themselves in the stories and learn about play...

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 6:00pm


We are bringing back monthly family night activities with ready to-go kits that can be picked up during our Lobby Grab and Go hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. Look for a new activity each month, and you can even request a book bundle with five...

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 2:00pm


Get ready for your big meal with family by making a moveable paper plate pumpkin pie where each slice is something you're thankful for! This craft is a great way to reflect on all of the good in your life, and family members will love...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 10:30am


Join us for a monthly virtual Doodlebugs event! Doodlebugs is a free preschool series for families incorporating a read-aloud story and a simple art project created with educator Erin Thomas from the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.

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Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 2:00pm


This week's craft is a great activity for the whole family! We provide the materials to create a tree centerpiece for your table, and each person can make a leaf or custom handprint with a word or drawing of something or someone they love or...