Interior of the Downtown Library building

Downtown Library

450 Fifth Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Ladd Library is a red and brown fronted building in front of a blue sky.

Ladd Library

3750 Williams Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Monday to Thursday, 9 am-8 pm

Friday to Saturday, 9 am-5 pm

Sunday, 1-5 pm


Special Hours

The Downtown and Ladd Libraries will be closed the following days in 2023:

Sunday & Monday, Jan. 1-2

Sunday & Monday, Jan. 15-16

Sunday, April 9

Friday, April 28

Sunday & Monday, May 28-29

Tuesday, July 4

Sunday & Monday, Sept. 3-4

Friday, Nov. 10

Thursday & Friday, Nov. 23-24

Sunday - Tuesday, Dec. 24-26

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024

Westside Project

An initiative to build a new Westside library is underway.

Learn more