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The Greyhound Cafe is located inside the downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library with drive-up available beginning at 7:30 am weekdays. For catering requests, please call (319) 739-0499 or email greyhounddeli@gmail.com.

SERVICES

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Computer Access
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The library offers free access to public computing, wireless internet, and mobile printing.

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Interlibrary Loan

If an item you are seeking is not available at any library in the Metro Network, we can often get it from another library through Interlibrary Loan.

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Books by Mail

The Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library provide Books-By-Mail for homebound residents who are not able to visit the library.

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Ask a Librarian

A limited reference service to residents of Cedar Rapids and other patrons with Metro Library Network cards.

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Book Clubs & Kits

The library currently supports four book clubs. They are open to the public and newcomers are always welcome.

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MICRO Loan

Got a great business idea? The Cedar Rapids MICRO program may be what you need, and we can help you get started.

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Space Rental

We welcome you to celebrate your special day or event at the downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library!

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Art on Exhibit

The Ladd Library Gallery and the Third Floor Art Gallery at the Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library are designed to give community artists a place to display their work.

RESOURCES

3M eBooks

3M Cloud Library brings you a seamless eBook experience. Start your book on one device and then resume on another! The Metro Library Network brings you yet another resource for free ebooks through the 3M Cloud Library. Access ebooks anywhere using the 3M app on your mobile device or computer. Use this service anywhere!

ArticleFirst

ArticleFirst is an Index to articles from over 12,000 journals. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Cedar Rapids Archive

Learn more about Cedar Rapids history by accessing these historical newspapers and telephone books. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Autorepair

An Ebscohost reference center for autorepair on vehicles. Use this service anywhere!

Foundation Directory Online

Guide to grants and foundations from the Foundation Center. Sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support to individuals. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other financial support to individuals.

Ebscohost

Ebscohost has several different databases that index magazines, newspapers, and journals. This service is available to all area Library Cardholders.

Heritage Quest

Online database for genealogy research. Use this service anywhere!

Iowa SILO Locator

Powerful online reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in depth info on 24 million US businesses and 235 million US residents. Use this service anywhere!

Morningstar Investment Reseach Center

Research on stocks and investments. Use this service anywhere!

Lawchek

Lawchek offers information on common legal topics in eleven areas of law. Use this service anywhere! Use this service anywhere!

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library offers a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorials. These platforms are designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing test they must pass. Use this service anywhere!

NewspaperArchive.com

Have access to more than 2,295 newspapers, large and small, from all 50 states and around the world. Use this link for use in the Cedar Rapids Public Library

NewspaperArchive.com

Have access to more than 2,295 newspapers, large and small, from all 50 states and around the world. Use this service anywhere!

Novelist

Having trouble deciding on a book? Novelist can help recommend a book based on numerous titles and authors. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Obituary Index

Cedar Rapids Gazette: Partial Obituary Indexing for years 1950-1985. Some indexing for 1934-1940. Use this service anywhere!

Overdrive

Overdrive allows you to borrow eBook and Audiobooks from us here at the Cedar Rapids Public Library - anywhere, anytime. All you need is your library card number! Use this service anywhere!

Pronunciator

The worlds largest language-learning service. Choose from over 80 languages to learn! Use this service anywhere!

TumbleBooks

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

ReferenceUSA

Powerful online reference and research tool providing instant, real-time access to accurate, in depth info on 24 million US businesses and 235 million US residents. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Value Line

Research thousands of stocks and mutual funds with Value Line. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!

Value Line remote

From home or the office, Value Line remote is the most trusted name in investment research. This service can only be used by Cedar Rapid's Public Library Cardholders!