September 28, 2021

Iowa: Five Years After Flood, New Downtown Cedar Rapids Pubic Library Formally Opens

From WHO-TV:

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.

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The theme at the Grand Opening was ‘This is my Library’.

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Additional Coverage

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)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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