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Tiny Art Workshop: Teen & Adult

2023-01-26 18:30:00 2023-01-26 19:30:00 America/Chicago Tiny Art Workshop: Teen & Adult Get inspired and use the studio space at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Cedar Rapids Museum of Art - Art Studio

Thursday, January 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-26 18:30:00 2023-01-26 19:30:00 America/Chicago Tiny Art Workshop: Teen & Adult Get inspired and use the studio space at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Cedar Rapids Museum of Art - Art Studio

Get inspired and use the studio space at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.

Be a part of the Tiny Art Show at the library! Original art by members of the community will be on display in the Skywalk Gallery at the Downtown Library from Jan. 28-Feb 27. Come be inspired - we're partnering with the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art to provide ideas and art supplies to help get your creative juices flowing!

A workshop for kids and tweens will be held at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art on Saturday, Jan. 7, 1-2 pm.

Can't make it to the workshop? You can also register to pick up a Tiny Art kit at the Downtown Library beginning Jan. 7 while supplies last. 

Then view the creativity of your community while picking up supplies for your next creative endeavor at the Tiny Art Gallery Opening & Craft Supply Swap at the Downtown Library on Jan. 28, 1-3 pm. Bring your extra fabric, yarn, paint, beads, etc. to exchange for new-to-you items. 

AGE GROUP: | Teen | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Play | Make | Learn | Connect |

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Downtown Library

Phone: 319.261.READ

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Downtown Library is located at 450 5th Avenue SE, in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids. It is a 94,000 square foot building with a variety of civic spaces and a vibrant collection of library materials. Special features of this location are the Whipple Auditorium, a 200 seat auditorium overlooking Greene Square; and the LivingLearning Roof, a green roof with public seating and space to hold special events. Roasters Café is located in the Downtown Library, providing a full service coffee shop for visitors, as well as catering for meetings and special events.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Mar 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ladd Library
Stop by and chat with them about your questions and concerns

Wed, Mar 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Mar 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Mar 23, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Ladd Library - Opportunity Center Classroom
Drop-in, no registration necessary. Urban Dreams and Library staff will be available for assistance creating resumes, applying for jobs and searching for jobs.

Thu, Mar 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Urban Dreams and Library staff will assist with creating resumes and job applications in the Opportunity Center. Join us every 4th Thursday at the Ladd Library to meet with potential employers.

Canceled
Thu, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Commons
The '90s are seeing a renaissance in today's pop culture, or whatever. Let's sink into the nostalgia of the 1990s and reminisce about major events, movies, toys, games and so much more.

Fri, Mar 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Participants are invited to learn and practice the gentle forms of Tai Chi in this 10 week series with Bryan Bruner of Heritage Area Agency on Aging.

Fri, Mar 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Mon, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Pajamas or not, everyone is welcome to this evening story time that will help wind the family down for the night.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ladd Library
Stop by and chat with them about your questions and concerns

Wed, Mar 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Mar 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Library - Whipple Auditorium
This free concert pairs a string quartet with narration, art, and architecture.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Mar 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Created especially for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini program combines music, dance, and educational tools for 30 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Register to join!

Canceled
Thu, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Mar 30, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Discover ways young children learn through play, effective discipline they can understand, ways to prepare for school success, and much more!
Register

Fri, Mar 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Participants are invited to learn and practice the gentle forms of Tai Chi in this 10 week series with Bryan Bruner of Heritage Area Agency on Aging.

Fri, Mar 31, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Apr 01, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Cherry Building
Purchase new books and support the Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Come play like your favorite characters, Mum, Dad, Bingo, and BLUEY!

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Mon, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Pajamas or not, everyone is welcome to this evening story time that will help wind the family down for the night.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Reading and good conversation in a relaxed atmosphere

Tue, Apr 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Apr 04, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Middle & High School Students and Their Parents! Learn about the possibilities in careers related to STEM with professional Latino/a engineers and the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center.
Register

Wed, Apr 05, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Apr 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library
The Cedar Rapids Public Library Board of Trustees meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 pm for their regular meeting.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
The Cedar Rapids Public Library Board of Trustees meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 pm for their regular meeting.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Downtown Library - Technology Classroom,Beems Auditorium B
Discover ways young children learn through play, effective discipline they can understand, ways to prepare for school success, and much more!
Register

Thu, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Come see local dancers demonstrate this beautiful and accessible dance form. Then learn the basic moves and get out on the dance floor! Registration required.

Thu, Apr 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Conference Room
Fiction and non-fiction selections that are by, for and about women.

Thu, Apr 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Make this adorable book nook at this two-part crafting event. Learn how the Library's Glowforge works and make a cafe with working lights thanks to resident maker Mandy Denny. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Apr 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Participants are invited to learn and practice the gentle forms of Tai Chi in this 10 week series with Bryan Bruner of Heritage Area Agency on Aging.

Fri, Apr 07, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Looking for a way to relax? Wahneta Dimmer of Hands in Harmony will discuss the relaxing properties of certain essential oils and help attendees create their own combination. Registration required.

Sun, Apr 09, All day
Downtown Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Sun, Apr 09, All day
Ladd Library
Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library are closed.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Mon, Apr 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Make your way to the library after school for some fun LEGO action!

Mon, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Pajamas or not, everyone is welcome to this evening story time that will help wind the family down for the night.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Tue, Apr 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Newcomers always welcome to this general interest book club.

Wed, Apr 12, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Apr 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Created especially for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini program combines music, dance, and educational tools for 30 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Register to join!

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Join us for a beginner level chair yoga class with Tammy Bayer from Toula Yoga. Tammy will adapt the class as needed to fit your needs and mobility levels.

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Apr 13, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Discover ways young children learn through play, effective discipline they can understand, ways to prepare for school success, and much more!
Register

Thu, Apr 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Make this adorable book nook at this two-part crafting event. Learn how the Library's Glowforge works and make a cafe with working lights thanks to resident maker Mandy Denny. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Apr 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Participants are invited to learn and practice the gentle forms of Tai Chi in this 10 week series with Bryan Bruner of Heritage Area Agency on Aging.

Fri, Apr 14, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library - Union
Learn the rules and get started playing Magic: The Gathering.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ladd Library - Community Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Mon, Apr 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Pajamas or not, everyone is welcome to this evening story time that will help wind the family down for the night.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
Join us for a fun-filled story time for children ages 2-5, featuring stories, songs, and other interactive activities.

Wed, Apr 19, 9:30am - 10:30am
Downtown Library - Children's Program Room
A 15-minute story and song program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 45-minute playtime.

Wed, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium B
Players of all experience levels are invited to join this afterschool D&D Club!

Wed, Apr 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A
A relaxed, casual session playing this great universal game!

Thu, Apr 20, All day
Downtown Library
April is Limb Difference Awareness Month! Help us celebrate those who live with limb differences or have experienced limb loss by visiting our display in the Children's Area of the library!

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Chat with staff of the Civil Rights Commission about your concerns and questions.

Thu, Apr 20, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Downtown Library - Beems Auditorium A/B
Discover ways young children learn through play, effective discipline they can understand, ways to prepare for school success, and much more!
Register

Thu, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Ladd Library - Community Room
Trained, certified therapy dogs provide companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone is welcome to read to the dogs. Stay for a performance at 7 pm.