Archive for June, 2014

Where’s Waldo in Iowa City

Where’s Waldo? In Iowa City, of course. The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting forty-eight different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including stickers, book coupons and more. Waldo figures will be well hidden in local business establishments from Revival to […]

Little Free Libraries find homes in Wellington Heights

Community and neighborhood organizations are working together with volunteers and generous donors to place 25 Little Free Libraries in front yards throughout the Wellington Heights neighborhood of Cedar Rapids.  Little Free Libraries are sturdy, colorful, hand-built boxes full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back […]