The Cedar Rapids Public Library is certified Sensory Inclusive through KultureCity. This initiative promotes an accommodating and positive experience for all guests with sensory issues who visit the library. 

Resources Available

Sensory Bags
Sensory bags containing special KCVIP badges, fidget tools, noise canceling headphones and other resources are available for checkout at both locations.

Downtown: Children’s Library Desk
Second Floor (top of the stairs) Desk

Ladd: Front Desk

Weighted lap pads are also available upon request at each location. Inquire at a staff desk.

Social Stories

Prior to visiting the library, families can download the free KultureCity App to view available sensory features and where to access them.

App Store
Google Play

There are also Social Stories for both the Downtown and Ladd Libraries on the app to provide a preview of what to expect when visiting the library. They can also be viewed on the KultureCity website and here.