Snippets Archive

News for Teens

Check the Teen Reading Programs page for the list of Top 25 and Grand Prize winners. Thanks for participating in Summer Reading!
Posted: Aug 6, 2014
Have you seen our new Teen Reads section of the website? Find lists of award winners and readalikes. For example, the Divergent movie is in theaters now and the books are hot!
Posted: Apr 11, 2014
Adults Teens
Come into the library between April 5 and April 12 and play Dash for the Stash! This Money Smart Week program will award a $1000 IRA to one lucky winner! Come in, find the four posters, learn from them about investing, and scan the QR codes on your phone to answer quiz questions. (There are web addresses for playing on your computer or other mobile device, too.) You get two chances to win for each correct answer!
Posted: Apr 4, 2014
Adults Teens
Posted: Apr 2, 2014
Adults Children Teens
We expected our computer upgrade to take a couple of days -- but it went really smoothly (thanks to the IT staff at the Cedar Rapids Library). We're back up and ready for you. Stop in if you need to get to your email or access the internet. And thanks for your patience as we work to serve you better. 
Posted: Apr 1, 2014
Adults Teens
Jennifer Wilson, author of the 2014 Linn Area Reads selection Running Away to Home, will speak in the beautiful new Whipple Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Library on Saturday, March 29. You can learn more about Wilson and her wonderful book at the program website. Be sure to register to attend Jennifer's presentation! We are so looking forward to sharing her experiences with everyone who has been enjoying reading her book this spring!
Posted: Mar 17, 2014
Adults Teens
This program has been cancelled.
Posted: Mar 10, 2014
Adults Teens
We are pleased to announce that the 2014 selection for Linn Area Reads is Running Away to Home: Our Family’s Journey to Croatia in Search of Who We Are, Where We Came From, and What Really Matters, by Jennifer Wilson. Linn Area Reads is our annual reading program that encourages everyone in the Linn Country metro area to read and discuss the same book.
Posted: Feb 9, 2014