The Cedar Rapids Public Library is partnering with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center to host a blood drive Wednesday, December 21, from 10 am – 2 pm, at the CRPL West.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library invites veterans, family and friends to an Open House from 11 am to 1 pm at CRPL West on Friday, November 11.
Arts and crafts aren’t just for kids! The Cedar Rapids Public Library offers a monthly arts and crafts program called “open studio” on the first Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8 pm. Open studio is designed specifically for adults (participants must be 14 to attend). Each month a different project is presented for up to… View more
The Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library this month celebrate 40 years of service in the community. For the past 40 years, the Friends have committed countless hours and dollars to their mission: The Friends supports the Cedar Rapids Public Library services and programs, promotes literacy through outreach programs that encourage and enhance reading throughout the community and conducts fundraising activities to assist with library and outreach projects.
Adding ebooks to the Amazon Kindle is finally available and really easy to do! OverDrive has put together this easy to follow video to help get you started.
The inaugural Inside Outevent held September 9 with bestselling author and celebrity chef Alton Brown raised more than $22,000 for the Library 3.0 Campaign.
Family friendly website and newsletter Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids is partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library to bring for the first ever National Halloween Costume Swap on Sunday, October 2 from 1 pm – 4 pm. Drop off your gently used and clean costumes (up to kids size 14) at the Cedar Rapids Public… View more
The Cedar Rapids Public Library today launches a new website and mobile site designed to be more user-friendly and match the new brand. (www.crlibrary.org)
Laurell K. Hamilton, author of the bestselling Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter and Meredith Gentry series, will answer questions from readers as part of Out Loud! The Metro Library Network Author Series. Hamilton’s event, which will include adult content and is therefore not appropriate for children, is set for Friday, June 10 at 7 p.m.
As part of our Summer Reading Program 2011, we need your help!