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July 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – Venus and Serena Williams

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Learn about tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams and make a cute tennis craft to take home! We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time's subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and…

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August 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – Sojourner Truth

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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In honor of Women's Equality, day, this month's story time will explore the life of Sojourner Truth, an anti-slavery and women's rights activist. After hearing about her inspiring life, children will have the opportunity to make an equality key chain to take home. We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity…

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September 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – Michelle Obama

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Learn about former First Lady Michelle Obama in this story time event! In honor of her Get Growing initiative, we'll be doing a hands-on microgreens activity. We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time's subject. Join us on the second…

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October 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – Barack Obama

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Explore the life of President Barack Obama in this month's story time! The reading will be followed by a voting activity. We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time's subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to…

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November 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – George Washington Carver

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Come learn about scientist and inventor George Washington Carver and take part in an activity that will give you the chance to test your own inventor skills. We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time's subject. Join us on the…

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December 2020

Who Was? A Story Time – Harriet Tubman

December 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Explore Harriet Tubman's amazing life helping enslaved people escape to freedom. After the reading, take part in a strategy game. We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children's story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time's subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate…

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