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Friends Morning Book Discussion

In person (Conference Room). This month's selection is Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth by Avi Loeb. Books for the discussion can be checked out at the Reference Desk with your Cedar Falls Public Library card. There is a limited number of copies, but books are typically ready to be picked up one […]

Sapling Storytime

Youth Department. Join us for Preschool Storytime as we read, sing, dance, and play. Parents are encouraged to embrace their inner child and dance and sing along with their child/ren. For preschoolers, ages 3-5.Kids Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library.

3rd/4th Grade Book Club

Youth DepartmentJoin our book discussion!  We’ll go through some questions and have an activity based on this month’s book, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Please register by calling the Youth Desk at 319-859-3282 or dropping by in person to sign up and grab the book. Registration Required.

Seedling Storytime for Toddlers

Youth Department.  Join us for Toddler Storytime as we read, sing, dance, rhyme, and get silly. Storytime is a great way to introduce your toddler to the joy of reading and to the preliteracy skills that will help them become future readers. For toddlers, ages 2-3. KidsSponsored by the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public […]

Teen Snack Food Madness

Teen Room.February is National Snack Food Month!  Close out the month with us by trying some snacks foods, ranking your favorites, and even making a guess on which ones will be the favorites overall - the closest guess goes home with a snack food basket prize!Registration required.Sponsored by the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public […]

Death Cafe hosted by Dr. Melinda Heinz

Melinda Heinz, a Professor of Family Services at UNI, will host a Death Café in the Cedar Falls Public Library meeting room on Wednesday, February 28th from 7-8:30pm. Community members are invited to have guided discussions with folks who may have similar anxieties and experiences about death.  Cafés have no pre-set agenda. They are a […]

Book Buddies: A Reading Tutoring Program

Meeting Room.   Is your child struggling or just learning how to read, and do you think they'd benefit from one-on-one reading time with a UNI student or retired teacher? Join us for a reading tutoring program that allows primary-grade students (grades kindergarten-3rd grade) the opportunity to develop reading fluency by practicing reading, which will build […]

CANCELED - Unplugged Activities for Emerging Adults

Meeting Room.Join us after hours for an evening of unplugged activities!  National Unplugged Day encourages people to disconnect from technology and engage in real-world activities that promote mindfulness, connection and well-being.We will have crafts, social activities, and snacks available.Library doors will be locked, so we ask that attendees be prompt.  Folks will only be let in between […]

March Book Madness Begins

Youth Department Picture books and youth chapter books go head to head this month in a March Madness style bracket. Stop into the youth department anytime to fill out a bracket. Then stop back each week to see which books move ahead on our huge bracket. A list of titles will be available at the […]

Music & Movement Storytime

Youth Department.Geared toward toddlers and preschoolers. Get ready to dance and be silly! We'll read books that encourage movement, sing songs, and shake our sillies out! Sponsored by the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library.

Grove Storytime

Youth DepartmentEnjoy storytime with the whole family! Get ready to read, dance, and sing!Youth, Ages 0-5

Knitting and a Crocheting Group AKA Sheep Baatiquers

CFPL has a Knitting and a Crocheting group aka Sheep Baatiquers that meets in the Co-Lab every first Saturday of the month from 12am-3pm. Large projects and small, with community knitters and crocheters on hand to offer guidance.  New yarn crafters are welcome   The group even has resources to help the left handed yarn crafter. No registration […]

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