Join us for a special Lego building session full of fun. The Lego Duplo kit we received from the Read! Build! Play! project will be available for you to build with.
Cedar Falls Public Library
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Saturday, January 12, 2013
An evening with Linda Betsinger McCann, author of 'The Cedar Valley Road' as she relates the history of an interurban railway with stops on the Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway, an electric railway that ran from Waverly to Cedar Rapids in the e
Saturday, January 5, 2013
All the basics of how to handle and store your family treasures so they last as long as possible. You'll learn the best room to store your treasures in and the best boxes to use for housing. Lower budget options are outlined, too.
Monday, December 31, 2012
In the first class learn how to get started with your family history. The second class will include work time to get started with forms, etc. Bring any family information that you have (obituaries, birth dates, death dates, marriage information).
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Meet-n-greet these local investigators. They have some great stories and evidence about paranormal events and entities in the Cedar Valley.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee and Other Reads: New Books Alert From the Cedar Falls Public Library
The Cedar Falls Public Library sends out new book alerts. Here are a few of the newest reads at the library.
Want to know what's new at the Cedar Falls Public Library? Check out this new book alert, sent from the library and powered by DearReader.com. See what else is new at the library here. One last chance...for Max, Fang, and Dylan...before it all ends.Are you ready for the final chapter? Are you ready for the ultimate flight? Because THIS IS IT. One last incredible, explosive adventure with an astonishing ending that no one could have seen coming. … One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Need some summer reading? Check out what's new at the Cedar Falls Public Library.
Want to know what's new at the Cedar Falls Public Library? Check out this new book alert, from the library. See what else is new at the library here. Check out more summer reading picks here. The author of five blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin, delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them together Marian Caldwell is a thirty-six year old television producer, living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and satisfying relationship, she has convinced everyone, including herself, that her life is just as she wants it to be. But one night, Marian answers a knock on the door . . . only to find Kirby Rose, an eighteen-year-old girl with …
Monday, April 9, 2012
It's National Library Week. Here's what's happening to celebrate.
Happy National Library Week! In celebration, the Cedar Falls Public Library is offering fine amnesty this week. Bring in non-perishable food items to donate to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank and your overdue fines will be erased in return. Fighting local hunger, (read Patch blogger Jordan Vernoy's recent column on the importance of this topic) while getting rid of fines? Can't go wrong. You can also register to win a Kindle Fire and enjoy snacks and beverages, today through Friday, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Other library events this week: Author visit: April 9, 7 p.m.: Author Kent Nerburn will discuss his book The Wolf at Twilight: An Indian Elder’s Journey Through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows. This program is in partnership …
Friday, December 16, 2011
News, events, information: some tidbits for your day.
Harry Potter: Harry Potter mania lives on in the Cedar Valley. The Cedar Falls Public Library is looking for volunteers to help with their Evening at Diagon Alley youth event, tonight at 6 p.m. If you're too old to go to the party yourself, but still long to immerse yourself in all things Potter, this is the volunteer gig for you. If you are interested or need more information, contact Kelly Stern, Youth Services Librarian, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The photo above is from Patch's previous coverage of Harry Potter library events in Cedar Falls. Read all about the library's Harry Potter traveling museum exhibit here. Don't Stop Believing: Can't leave the '80s behind? You don't have to at tonight's tribute to Journey, REO …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Hogwarts, quidditch and Diagon Alley are entering the Muggle world with the help of local librarians and a traveling museum exhibit.
Is it a dragon or a dinosaur skull? Is the ceiling of the planetarium really enchanted to look like the night sky, or is that just a projector display? Did that plant actually come back to life with the wave of a wand, or is it biology that made the resurrection fern appear to reanimate? At Hogwarts Academy on Nov. 12, University of Northern Iowa staff teamed with area librarians to show even Muggles can participate in the magical and that the magical can, in fact, often be found in science. "It's a little bit of a twist on the normal science education," astronomy professor Siobahn Morgan, 49, said after showing the 30 participating children a tyrannosaurus rex skull and assuring them, "That's just what we tell the Muggles. This is …