I read a very compelling and moving article by a woman named Katherine Jumbe. Katherine is 27 years old and lives at home with her parents in an effort to assist her mother who is in the early stages of dementia. Her article asks the question: can libraries can do more to help the elderly and those who care for them?
If you have visited the library’s web page in the last few days, you will have noticed some changes. On October 1 we launched a new website designed with you–the user–in mind. It is our hope that you will be able to find what you are looking for more easily, as well as discover all… View more
We have asked you before why you value the library, but now we are asking you to put a number to it! Using out library calculator, find out what you save each month by using the library. You may be surprised to see how much it is. And then send us a note or post here to let us know the total savings to your family.
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and we have some special promotions going on. We are looking forward to introducing our new Metro Library Network logo on brand new library cards. Stop by the library this month and get your library card!
The Cedar Rapids Public Library introduces Freegal, a service for cardholders that offers access to songs from Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. The service will allow the Cedar Rapids Public Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to hundreds of thousands of songs.
Did you know that on the Cedar Rapids Library’s website (www.crlibrary.org) you can actually calculate the amount of money you save each month based on what you borrow?