As part of our Summer Reading Program 2011, we need your help!
There are so many exciting aspects to Library 3.0, more than we can show in a few sketches. These artistic renderings show how full of light the new library will be and how the space is meant to be flexible and easy to navigate. A 200-seat auditorium with a view of Greene Square Park will… View more
Amazon announced today that it is working with OverDrive (our ebook supplier) to begin lending Kindle ebooks through libraries.
There is a new way to find out what is new at the Cedar Rapids Public Library! Visit our website and click on “New Additions to the Collection” under Library Services to find New Book Alerts. Scroll through the latest additions including fiction, DVDs, cds and more. The site also includes reviews and links to… View more
The implementation of a new automated materials handling system at the Cedar Rapids Public Library (CRPL) is redefining the way items are processed and reducing the amount of time it takes for materials to get into the hands of the customers.
Changes happening at the Cedar Rapids Public Library throughout the past several months have all been centered around the same goal: making our library as customer-friendly as possible.
The city of Cedar Rapids has mandated that the public library will be built to LEED Gold Certification standards as established by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
From the outset, the Library’s Board of Trustees charged the project design group with achieving a LEED Gold rating for the building. While the Gold Rating remains our minimum requirement, we are striving for a Platinum LEED rating. This would be one of only a handful of LEED Certified Platinum buildings in the state and one of the most sustainable libraries in the country.