Daily Archives: January 14, 2011

Update: Cedar Rapids Public Library Flooding (2008)

Back in June 2008, five feet of water rushed into the Cedar Rapids Public Library from the nearby Cedar River. Two-thirds of the library’s collection was lost and the remaining materials were relocated to another temporary site. Plans for a … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs and Libraries

Thanks to Charniel McDaniels, Network Coordinator at GMR, for notifying us of this issue … Looks like bed bugs have impacted library collections and services. In 2009, 31 rare books, infected with bed bugs, had to be destroyed after they … Continue reading

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