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Cedar Rapids Public Library

Thank You to Our Library Volunteers

The Cedar Rapids Public Library is honored to work with a dedicated, diverse group of community volunteers. Volunteers are vital to the Library’s ability to effectively and efficiently meet its mission. Volunteer assistance with programs, patrons, and materials engages individuals and organizations to invest in their Library and strengthen their community. In April, we virtually… View more

All that Hoopla!- National Poetry Month

All that Hoopla!- National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, but like any special month like this one, I think poetry should be read year-round. Poetry houses the framework for language. For children, it can highlight imagery, diction, rhyme and phonetics. As we get older, great poems express the human condition in bite-sized nuggets of gold. At any rate, there… View more

Top Kanopy Picks-Movies

Top Kanopy Picks-Movies

Kanopy is a streaming service you can access from the comfort of your couch. To access simply go to our website (crlibrary.org,) click on the resources and services tab and select Kanopy. From there you’ll have access to thousands of movies and documentaries the New York Times referred to as “a garden of cinematic delights”…. View more