Sept. 18, 2023 – September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month, and Cedar Rapids Public Library Materials librarian Kim Martens-Tyo selected 16 children's book to celebrate.
Sept. 11, 2023 – Fall is here, and Pumpkin Spice season with it. To help you get in the mood for cozy season - we're talking sweaters and baked goods fresh from the oven - we've collected a list of fall themed cozy mysteries, many prominently featuring pumpkins.
Aug. 28, 2023 – If you could use a laugh and enjoy funny, poignant, and clever stories told with lovely art, this book list is for you.
Materials Librarian Allison Zordell curated this list of humorous graphic novels available to borrow from the library.
Aug. 23, 2023 – The 2023-2024 Iowa Children's Choice books have been announced, and the library has them available at both the Downtown and Ladd locations.
Aug. 10, 2023 – School is starting all too soon, so we collected recommendations for school stories from library staff. From magic schools to young love to school field trips gone wrong, this list has picture books, middle grade, and young adult recommendations.
With the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup underway, here are books to help you diver deeper into the soccer spirit. The list includes memoirs by current and former players, histories of the decorated U.S.
As RAGBRAI rolls through Iowa on its 50th anniversary, pick up these books for stories from the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, learn a little more about the history of the towns and food that make the ride so special, and read tales from about bike lovers around the world.
It is the summer of Barbie, and we're all just living in her world. Here are some books inspired by the new movie.
If you're planning a summer road trip, or just want to daydream about travels you could take, America's 63 national parks might be calling.
It is the season of the beach read. We collected recommendations from library staff members for books to distract you on your next summer excursion, whether you're looking for something light and breezy to read by the pool or an engrossing book to help while away a summer afternoon.
After we published a list of children's books for Pride Month, CR Pride asked us to also make lists for middle school and h
After we published a list of children's books for Pride Month, CR Pride asked us to also make lists for middle school and high school students.
Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States by marking the day the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865.