Cedar Falls Public Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Cedar Falls Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Community Read Book
Via Zoom
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, and 17, 10:30 a.m.)
Join CFPL staff and interested community members for a group discussion of the 2020 Cedar Valley Book Read selection How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi.  Discussions will be held via Zoom on Tuesday mornings from 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Please note that is a five-week series rather than a single discussion.  The reading/discussion schedule is as follows:
October 20: Introduction and Ch. 1-3
October 27: Ch. 4-7
November 3: Ch. 8-11
November 10: Ch. 12-15
November 17: Ch. 16-19 and "Where do we go from here?" Sponsored by Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library.
NaNoWriMo Prep Works
Cedar Falls Public Library
Monday, Oct. 26, 6:00 pm
Via Zoom. Are you ready to write 50,000 words over the month of November? Not quite? At the end of this workshop, you will have an outline started for your novel that will help you finish NaNoWriMo.
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Wednesday, Oct. 28, 3:00pm (1st & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 3:00pm)
National Novel Writi
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Sunday, Nov. 1, 10:30 am
Signing up for this event will give you access to all the virtual events Cedar Falls Public Library has planned for the month of November for National Novel Writing Month. Please save the confirmation email as it will have all the links. You can also re-register if you need to. 

Monday, Nov 1 Kick-off Event, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesday, Nov 4 BYOB - Social Chat,  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, Nov 7 Fantasy World Building Workshop, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, Nov 9 Uninspired? Pep Talk, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, Nov 11 Romance Genre Social, 6:00 - 8:00 pm 
Friday, Nov 13 Movie Night & Writing - A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  -Movie 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  -Writing 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Sunday, Nov 15 Half-Way There Event, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, Nov 18 Overwhelmed? Pep Talk, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday, Nov 21 Movie Night & Writing - The Help
  -Movie 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  -Writing 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Monday, Nov 23 YA Genre Social, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, Nov 24 Fantasy Genre Social, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday, Nov 27 BYOB - Social Chat, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, Nov 30 Wrap-Up Event 8:00, pm - 10:00 pm
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Wednesday, Nov. 4, 3:00pm (1st & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 3:00pm)
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Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5:00pm
Learn to be an artist! We’ll provide you with an art kit, and then we’ll walk you through the steps of creating your own masterpiece. Kits will be available to pick up November 3rd. Grades 3rd-5th,
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Wednesday, Nov. 11, 3:00pm
Show us your talents! Display your creativity!  Make something fun, wonky, or weird! The only rule is that you share something you made yourself. Bring a picture of it or show us what you made on Zoom! Everyone will have some time to talk about the thing they made and how they made it. Crafts, stories, poems, and more are all encouraged! Grades K - 6, Digital, Registration Required 3 - 4 PM.
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Wednesday, Nov. 25, 3:00pm (1st & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 3:00pm)
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Wednesday, Dec. 2, 3:00pm (1st & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 3:00pm)
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Thursday, Dec. 3, 5:00
Are you ready for snow, winter, and the holidays? Join Miss Chelsea on Zoom where she'll show you how to create paper snowflakes and other fun paper holiday crafts. Materials needed: paper and scissors. Grades 1st -5th, Registration required.
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Wednesday, Dec. 16, 3:00pm
There are so many ways to celebrate the winter seasons! Join us as we talk about the different ways people around the world participate in seasonal holidays and read stories about Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more! Then, we’ll talk about how you celebrate the holidays!    Grades K - 6, Digital, Registration Required 3 - 4 PM.
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Wednesday, Dec. 23, 3:00pm (1st & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 3:00pm)
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