Iowa: Five Years After Flood, New Downtown Cedar Rapids Pubic Library Formally Opens
It’s been five years since the Cedar Rapids floods and the city is still recovering from destroyed land, homes and businesses.
On Saturday the city took another step towards flood recovery by opening its new library for the city.
The theme at the Grand Opening was ‘This is my Library’.
New Cedar Rapids Public Library ready to open (via The Gazette)
Take a Photo Tour of the New Library (via The Gazette)
See Also: Cedar Rapids Public Library Builds Brand New Collection of 200,000 Items (July 6, 2013)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.